Newark Charter School proudly presents Les Misérables, School Edition performed entirely by junior and senior high students.Les Misérables is a musical by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg. The School Edition has been specially adapted and licensed by Musical Theatre International and Cameron Mackintosh. Although adapted for high school performers, it contains nearly all the original content with a running time, including intermission, of just under three hours. It is rated PG-13 for adult themes.

Based on Victor Hugo’s novel, this completely sung musical is set in nineteenth century France and follows Jean Valjean as he is released from years of unjust imprisonment.  While trying to make a new life for himself and his adopted daughter Cosette, Valjean is relentlessly pursued by Javert, a police inspector who doesn’t believe anyone can truly change for the better. This classic tale of survival and redemption spans 17 years and concludes in Paris during the student uprising of 1832.

REMAINING SHOW DATES: February 10, 11 at 7:00pm.


No tickets will be sold at the door.