Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), has announced a opening of their initial full deteriorate in their new state-of-the-Art Theatre in Warwick. The company’s 2013-14 deteriorate starts with a Rhode Island Regional Theatre Premiere of “the world’s many renouned musical,” LES MISERABLES, that opens on Oct 2.
Sponsored by Charland, Marciano Company, CPAs, LLP, LES MISERABLES takes place in 19th century France as Jean Valjean is expelled from 19 years of unfair imprisonment, though finds zero in store for him though distrust and mistreatment. He breaks his release in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a life-long onslaught for emancipation as he is relentlessly followed by military examiner Javert, who refuses to trust Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during a Paris tyro overthrow of 1832, Javert contingency confront his ideals after Valjean spares his life and saves that of a tyro revolutionary, who has prisoner a heart of Valjean’s adopted daughter. His world-view shattered, Javert is incompetent to determine Valjean’s kind act. Valjean during final attains a assent he has sought for so long. Epic, grand and uplifting, LES MISERABLES has anxious audiences via a world. Contains adult content.
Directed and staged by Producing Artistic Director Amiee Turner, with low-pitched instruction by John Jay Espino, who song destined final spring’s prolongation of The King and I, a expel includes Rhode Island’s possess Fredric S. Scheff, who toured a nation in Phantom of a Opera, and whose internal appearances embody a South County Chamber Singers, Opera Providence, Operatunity, Operartisti, University of Rhode Island, Ocean State Light and Lyric Opera Companies, Ocean State Chamber Orchestra, Theatre-by-the-Sea, Beavertail Productions, and Trinity Repertory Company. Mr. Scheff will be creation his OSTC entrance in a purpose of Valjean. Valjean’s nemesis, Javert, will be portrayed by Medford, Mass. internal and Boston Conservatory graduate, Kevin B McGlynn. The roles of Cosette and Marius will be played by East Providence native, Meagan McNulty and Coventry resident, Tommy Labanaris, who are both creation their OSTC debuts. Alyssa Gorgone, who won soap-box reviews in OSTC’s summer prolongation of Legally Blonde, earnings as Eponine and New Yorkactress, Lindsie VanWinkle creates her OSTC entrance as Fantine, while her husband,Scott Guthrie, who audiences will remember from OSTC productions of The Full Monty and 9 to 5 will execute Enjolras. The Thenardiers will be portrayed by real-life newlywed integrate JP Sarro, who seemed in OSTC productions of The King and I, Hairspray and Man of La Mancha and Nicole Paloma Sarro, who recently seemed as Paulette in OSTC’s Legally Blonde. The purpose of Gavroche will be common betweenCranston proprietor Bobby Miller III and Iain Yarbrough of Wrentham, Mass., withWarwick residents Laurel McMahon and Grace Truslow swapping in a roles of Young Cosette and Young Eponine. Other internal performers embody Brandon Albertoof New Bedford, Caroline Bateson of East Greenwich, Derek Capobianco ofCranston, Josh Christensen of Warwick, Matt DaSilva of North Providence, Melanie Gendreau of Seekonk, Desirée Justin of Fall River, Kevin PatRick Martin ofCumberland, Staci Morin of Somerset, Mass., and Matthew Eamon Ryan of Hanson,Mass.
LES MISERABLES will be presented during Ocean State Theatre from Oct 2 – 27. Previews are scheduled for Wednesday, Oct 2 during 7:30 pm and Thursday, Oct 3 during 2:00 and 7:30 pm. All other performances will be hold Wednesday (except Oct 9 23) by Saturday evenings during 7:30 pm, with matinees on Thursdays (except Oct 17 24), Saturdays during 2:00 pm (except Oct 19 26) and Sundays during 2:00 pm.Conducting Conversations Live!, a giveaway post-show contention hosted by WCRI’s Mike Maino, will follow a 2pm opening on Sunday, Oct 6. The new post uncover Piano Bar Series, will flog off with “Do You Hear a People SingUptempos!” and will be hold following Friday and Saturday dusk performances in a theatre’s run on Oct 11, 12, 18 and 19.