On Stage

Les Miserables: School Edition

When: July 30-Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 1, 1:30 p.m. 2009

Music Theatre of Idaho presents the epic story recounting the struggle against adversity in 19th century France. Imprisoned for stealing a loaf of bread, petty thief Jean Valjean is released from his 19-year term and not only becomes an honest man, but the mayor of a prosperous town and a loving adoptive father—violating his parole in the process. The relentless Inspector Javert, who makes a decent life for Valjean impossible, consequently pursues him. Only years later, after Valjean proves his mettle during a bloody student uprising and saves the life of a young man hopelessly in love with Valjean’s adopted daughter, does the ex-convict finally feel fully redeemed.

Price: adult $15; senior/student $14; $20 door

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