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CenterStage presents the first local production of Les Miserables

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CenterStage presents the first local production of Les Misérables, an epic, grand and uplifting tale of passion and destruction in 19th century France.

The show runs from October 24th - November 10th at CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. and curtain rises at 7:30 p.m.

CenterStage's local premier of Les Misérables is the third musical of the season.

Simmons Falk of Actors Theatre of Louisville and Technical Director Patrick Jump have been chosen to design and build the elaborate set, the largest in CenterStage's history.

The set consists of three turntables that will move into various configurations for each scene.

The cast includes Josh Gilliam, a local professional actor, playing the role of Javert; Jeremy Moon playing Jean Valjean; and Monty Fields playing Thenardier.

Les Mis is the world's longest running musical that has been seen by over 65 million people in 42 countries and has won 100 international awards. 

CenterStage at the Jewish Community Center is a semi-professional theatre that produces six Broadway-style musicals each season and theatre education opportunities through CenterStage Academy and CenterStage Acting Out.

CenterStage will celebrate 100 years in 2014, making it the oldest theatre in Kentucky. John Leffert has been CenterStage's Artistic Director for 14 years. CenterStage Artistic Director John R. Leffert directs the local premier.

Click here for a list of other CenterStage productions.

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