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LES MISERABLES IS COMING

TICKETS ON SALE NOW TO THIS TIMELESS CLASSIC.

Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, Les Miserables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption. It’s a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring an amazing score with many songs you will recognise (I dreamed a dream, On my own, Stars, Bring him home, One day more and many more) this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatre history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries in 22 languages around the world, Les Miserables is still the worlds most popular musical.

Boasting an extremely talented cast of 44 (22 ladies and 22 men) including Aaron Kingham as Jean Valjean, Andrew Francis as Javert, Shev Brown as Fantine, Kimberley Ryan as Eponine, Rachael Westcott as Cosette, James Whalan as Marius, Keola Aho as Enjolras, Greg Ballantyne as Thenardier and Christa Radley as Madam, and a band of millions, this production will lift the bar for the society, cementing us as one of the leading regional theatres in the state.

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LES MISERABLES IS COMING

TICKETS ON SALE NOW TO THIS TIMELESS CLASSIC.

Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, Les Miserables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption. It’s a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Featuring an amazing score with many songs you will recognise (I dreamed a dream, On my own, Stars, Bring him home, One day more and many more) this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatre history. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries in 22 languages around the world, Les Miserables is still the worlds most popular musical.

Boasting an extremely talented cast of 44 (22 ladies and 22 men) including Aaron Kingham as Jean Valjean, Andrew Francis as Javert, Shev Brown as Fantine, Kimberley Ryan as Eponine, Rachael Westcott as Cosette, James Whalan as Marius, Keola Aho as Enjolras, Greg Ballantyne as Thenardier and Christa Radley as Madam, and a band of millions, this production will lift the bar for the society, cementing us as one of the leading regional theatres in the state.

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LES MISERABLES AUDITIONS

REGISTERING FOR LES MISERABLES AUDITIONS

Please note, you need to email a request for allocation of an audition timeslot (this is the ensure time-slots are not over-filled) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please nominate three choices in order of preference.

TIMESLOTS AVAILABLE

Thursday 30th May: 6.00pm, 7.00pm, 8.00pm

Saturday 1st June: 9.00am, 10.00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm.

PREPARING FOR AUDITIONS

If you are auditioning for a lead role, please note below what song you should prepare and sing at auditions. Anyone auditioning for a lead should also be familiar with One day more.

Valjean: Bring him home

Javert: Stars

Fantine: I dreamed a dream

Eponine: On my own

Cosette: In my life

Madam/Thenadier: Master of the House

Marius: Empty Chairs and Empty Tables

Enroljas: Do you hear the people sing?

Little Cosette: Castle on a cloud

Male/female ensemble: Do you hear the people sing

 

 

DATES

Rehearsals commence Wednesday 19th June and will be Wednesday evenings 6.30 – 10.00pm and Sunday afternoons 12.30 to 5.30pm (cast will not be required for all of these days/times but should have these days/times available over the rehearsal period).

Show season runs 13th September to 6th October (includes the October long weekend).

 

 

WHERE - The Little Theatre, Cnr Bogan & Dalton Streets Parkes.

 

MEMBERSHIP - Please note if you are cast in this production, you will be required to become a member of the Society and provide a Working with Children clearance (if over 18 years of age). A production fee of $60.00 will be payable for each cast member (in addition to membership) which covers production shirt, program and cast social functions.

 

Previous Productions

The Society has been busy over the past few years, staging many popular productions.

2018

Motherhood the Musical

9 to 5

2017

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - Directed by Lyn Townsend & Neil Westcott

2016

Rock of Ages - Directed by Greg Ballantyne and Angie Fanello
Footloose - Directed by Lyn Townsend, Neil Westcott, Gracie Townsend & Greg Ballantyne

2015

High School Musical - Directed by Greg Ballantyne
Hairspray - Directed by Lyn Townsend & Neil Westcott

2014

PACC 2014 - Directed by Brittni Carrol and Lucinda Auld
Pirates of Penzance - Directed by Belinda McGrath, Christa Radley & Neil Westcott.
Steel Magnolias - Directed by Lyn Townsend.
Australia Day Concert - Directed by Belinda McGrath.

2013

A Very Theatre Christmas - Coordinated by Lyn Townsend, Gail Smith, Shyamini Naidu and Gracie Townsend.
The Sound of Music - Directed by Lyn Townsend and Neil Wescott
Nunsense! - Directed by Belinda McGrath
Raise the Roof Charity Concert - Directed by Lyn Townsend and Neil Westcott
Downtown the Mod Musical (at Elvis) - Directed by Christa Radley, Christy Green and Shevaun Brown

2012

PACC - The Circle of Life - Directed by Lyn Townsend
See How they Run - Directed by Betty Stroud
Downtown The Mod Musical - Directed by Christa Radley, Shevaun Brown and Christie Green

2011

Parkes Annual Charity Concert (PACC) - Directed by Belinda McGrath
The Wizard of Oz - Directed by Lyn Townsend, Neil Westcott and Christie Green
Singin' in the Rain - Directed by Greg Ballantyne - Photo Gallery | Official Programme
2011 Australia Day Concert - Directed by Belinda McGrath

2010

Love's a Luxury - Directed by Betty Stroud
Parkes Annual Charity Concert (PACC) - Photo Gallery | Official Programme
Grease - Directed by Belinda McGrath and Lyn Townsend -  Photo Gallery  |  Official Programme

2009

Australia Day Concert Series - Directed by Belinda McGrath
Oliver - Directed by Lyn Townsend & Neil Westcott
PACC 2009 - Directed by Belinda McGrath
Beauty & The Beast - Directed by Greg Ballantyne & Angie Fanello
Carols in the Theatre - Directed by Greg Ballantyne & Lyn Townsend

2008

The Wedding Singer - Directed by Greg Ballantyne
Seussical the Musical - Directed by Brian Schmaulkuche, Neil Westcott, Lyn Townsend & Belinda McGrath
PACC 2008 - Directed by Lyn Townsend & Belinda McGrath

2007

Joseph & His Amazing Technicoloured Dreamcoat - Directed by Lyn Townsend & Neil Westcott

2006

Annie - Directed by Lyn Townsend
Groovy Moves - Directed by Greg Ballantyne
The Underpants - Directed by Sarah Hitchick

2005

Post Horn Gallop - Directed by Brian Schmalkuche
Footloose - Directed by Brian Schmalkuche & Nixson Eduard
Cinderella - Directed by Patsy Hill

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