Final rehearsal wins praise from guest audience

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Final rehearsal wins praise from guest audience

A  full dress rehearsal for the 2023 St John’s production of Les Misérables was performed to a small group of invited guests from the Marlborough community on the afternoon of Thursday 6th July. Guests thoroughly enjoyed the performance, with some giving the performers a standing ovation at the final bow. One guest send in a review today, describing the show as “Stupendous- we were thrilled”.

Visitors from the Marlborough Jubilee Centre which provides support, friendship for over 60s,  summed up their experience: “stunning voices, great acting, wonderful, brilliantly done, everyone enjoyed”

The show is performed by a cast of talented students, and a student orchestra.

Les Misérables is on stage for four nights next week, 10th, 11th, 13th & 14th July in the St John’s Theatre. Thursday and Friday are virtually sold out, but some tickets are still available for Monday & Tuesday performances.

 

Tickets are available from TicketSource.

Set in early 19th-century France, Les Miserables  is the story of Jean Valjean, a French peasant, and his desire for redemption after serving nineteen years in jail for having stolen a loaf of bread for his sister’s starving child. Valjean decides to break his parole and start his life anew after a bishop inspires him by a tremendous act of mercy, but he is relentlessly tracked down by a police inspector named Javert. Along the way, Valjean and a slew of characters are swept into a revolutionary period in France, where a group of young idealists attempt to overthrow the government.

A musical by ALAIN BOUBLIL and CLAUDE-MICHEL SCHBERG.
School Edition special adaptation licensed by MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL and CAMERON MACKINTOSH.

WARNING: This show contains the following- Flashing lights, Theatrical Smoke and Haze, Loud Bangs & Mature Content

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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