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Open auditions to be held for Les Misérables

Adapted by Tim Kelly based on novel by Victor Hugo with selected songs, and directed by Saskia Hagen Groom, Rutland Youth Theatre holds open auditions for Les Misérables on Sunday, Jan. 13, 5-7 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 14, 6-8 p.m. Auditions will be held at Godnick Center, 1 Deer St., Rutland. Please choose one audition only; no preparations are required.

All ages K-12 are allowed to audition; however, the show is rated PG and may not be suitable for very young children.
The rehearsal schedule will be Wednesdays, 5:30-8 p.m. for principals only,

Saturdays, 3-6 p.m. for all cast. Performances will be Mar. 15 at 7 p.m. and Mar. 16 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Theatre at Rutland Intermediate School.

Les Misérables, is the story of ex-convict Jean Valjean and his relentless pursuit by "law and order" police inspector Javert. Filled with fascinating vignettes of 19th-century France, the play boasts a brilliant cast of characters who weave an exciting tapestry of humankind at its best and worst. Visually exciting, emotionally powerful, this is imaginative theatre with a capital "T."
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