Flat Rock Playhouse presents its biggest musical of the season, "Les Miserables," from July 10 through Aug. 18 at the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. The production stars Rob Evan from "Les Miserables" on Broadway.
Evan is returning to Flat Rock Playhouse after starring in the second ever Music on the Rock, "A Tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber," which was adapted into the Playhouse Mainstage hit "Music of the Night."
During the span of his diverse career, Evan has performed in seven leading roles on the New York stage including the original Broadway cast of "Jekyll & Hyde," playing the title roles for three years and more than 1,000 performances worldwide.
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, "Les Misérables" tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.
Returning to the Playhouse are longtime local favorites Linda Edwards (Madame Thenardier), Preston Dyar (Thenardier), Erin Mosher (Fantine) and Brett Stolker (Enjolras). They are joined by Josh Adam Davis (Javert), Carolann M. Sanita (Cosette in Les Miserables), Scott Richard Foster (Valjean Cover / Bishop), Charlie Brady (Marius), Jane Bunting (Eponine), and Tim Ellis, Mathew deGuzman, Tania Battista and Lauren Hopkins in the ensemble.
Additional ensemble include Katie Zanca, Catharine Kay, Katie Mooney, Tara Lynn Steele, J. Morgan Shaffo, Lorin Zackular, Leah Greene, Sara Spadacene, Jeff Sundheim, Ethan Andersen, Patrick Dinnsen, Patton Chandler, Critter Manley, Adam Vanek, Nate Huntley and Ryan Burch.
Children cast in the show are Samantha Penny and Clancy Penny (Young Cosette), Michelle Foster (Young Eponine) and Clarke MacDonald (Gavroche).
"Les Miserables" is directed by Artistic Director Vincent Marini.
Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; matinees at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. All tickets are $40 and can be purchased by calling the Playhouse box office at 828-693-0731, toll-free at 866-732-8008 or online at www.flatrockplayhouse.org. Discounts available for seniors, AAA members, military personnel, students and groups. Playhouse Mainstage is located at 2661 Greenville Hwy in Flat Rock.