Jean Valjean (Angelo Silva, right) is pursued by the relentless Inspector Javert (Latham Speasmaker) in Dawson High School’s production of “Les Misérables.”

DHS Presents School Edition of ‘Les Miz’

In Lifestyle by Reporter News

Join the revolution as Dawson High School’s Ovation Theatre presents the third longest-running show on Broadway — “Les Misérables.”

This epic musical runs Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 1 and 6-8 at 7:30 p.m. in the DHS auditorium, 2050 Cullen Boulevard.

Set in early 19th-century France, “Les Misérables” tells the story of Jean Valjean, a burly French peasant who seeks redemption after serving 19 years for having stolen a loaf of bread for his starving sister’s child.

Breaking his parole, Valjean starts his life anew after a kindly bishop inspires him. Along the way, however, a police inspector, Javert, relentlessly tracks him down, and Valjean and a slew of other characters are swept into a revolution in Paris, where young idealists make their last stand at a street barricade.

Come see the musical that features Broadway hits such as “I Dreamed a Dream,” “One Day More,” “On My Own” and “Bring Him Home.”

Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students, staff and senior citizens. Premium seating is

For tickets, call 281.412.8827 or e-mail [email protected] Or click here.

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