Tag Archives: “Les Mis”

Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri Director Scott Fisher knew he had “an embarrassment of riches” in the talent available for SRO Productions III's presentation of the musical Les Miserables, mounted to celebrate the company's 30th year. If you have seen any staged or film version of Les Mis, as it’s fondly called, it would be  best to leave your preconceptions at the door.  This is definitely different, but no less compelling or memorable, even without revolving set pieces. Can you say “phenomenal”? Fisher opted to use every inch of usable space in the...
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If you need proof that the future of the arts in good hands, look no further than your friendly, local high school musical. My family caught the absolutely amazing production of the school edition of "Les Mis" at Union-Endicott High School this past weekend. Super kudos to James Gleason and his entire team, both onstage and behind the scenes. If you're not familiar with this Broadway blockbuster, it's more opera than musical, with barely a spoken word. Those kids put their all into this show,...
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