Do You Hear the People Sing? Les Misérables, the musical phenomenon that has enthralled spectators all over the globe, is coming to Iowa Lakes Community College next spring!
Based on the masterwork by Victor Hugo, Les Misérables shares the lives of men, women, and children struggling to survive and make their voices heard against oppression and injustice.
The journey of Jean Valjean from bitter convict to love and redemption has captivated readers and theatre-goers for generations. Now, Iowa Lakes will present the musical in a production featuring student and community talent.
Written by the musical team of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, with English lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, the American production of Les Misérables premiered in 1987 on Broadway, winning eight Tony awards and popular acclaim.
Songs such as I Dreamed a Dream, Master of the House, One Day More, On My Own, and Bring Him Home have entered the musical theatre catalog as legendary standards for actors and vocalists alike. The all-star film version in 2012 won multiple awards and brought new audiences to this landmark musical.
Iowa Lakes Community College’s production of Les Misérables will be directed by Carol Ayres and Brett Fuelberth. Auditions will be held in January. More information on auditions will follow in the coming months.
Les Misérables is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI - 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019, Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684 www.MTIShows.com