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December 2011 Blog Posts (3)

The People's Show - “Les Misérables"

Emma Dalen

“Les Misérables”

The People’s Show



    The award-winning show “Les Misérables”, based on the book by Victor Hugo, is the second best Broadway production that I have ever seen.  Sad and enchanting, beautiful and angry.  “Les Mis” draws the audience into it’s arresting story of love and loss.  The Tuesday evening opening at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota captured the hearts of the audience with it’s sorrowful, yet heartwarming storyline and alluring…

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Added by Emma Dalen on December 8, 2011 at 10:56pm — 1 Comment

"Dream the Dream" at Les Misérables in Minneapolis

In every musical, there is that song; the one that’s beautiful, powerful, and takes your breath away. In Les Misérables, there is no one song to choose. Based on the book of the same name by Victor Hugo, Les Misérables is an operetta, meaning most of the show is sung.  Everything is drawn out and up and over the top to show symbolism in this show, due to the sometimes…

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Added by Zoë Makila on December 7, 2011 at 9:48pm — 2 Comments

Devotion, Redemption and Revolution

Maxwell Singer

Les Misérables

Devotion, Redemption, and Revolution

“Oh god, it’s everywhere!” sings the student Marius as he holds Éponine as she bleeds out late in Les Misérables, which you can see at the Orpheum Theatre, running the 6th through the 18th. 

Bloody it was. The plot was a long, twisting epic, though entertaining enough, is far too long for me to condense right here. It is a…

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Added by Maxwell Singer on December 7, 2011 at 9:03pm — 1 Comment

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