SBCT: Les Mis Lights Up Thanks to Talented Designer

July 19, 2013 0 Comments
SBCT:  Les Mis Lights Up Thanks to Talented Designer

Before the sold-out run of Les Mis opened at SBCT, I had the opportunity to stand on stage in the spotlight. Don’t worry… I wasn’t belting out “Bring Him Home” or any of the other challenging songs from the show, instead I looked out over the empty seats with some of the other actors as […]

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SBCT Les Mis: FOX28 Stories

July 18, 2013 0 Comments

FOX28 Morning Show Segment: Director’s Inspiration Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports FOX28 News at 10 Segment: Behind the Scenes Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

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FOX28 Les Mis Stories to air Monday & Wednesday

July 12, 2013 0 Comments
FOX28 Les Mis Stories to air Monday & Wednesday

Thanks to the cast and crew of SBCT’s Les Mis for sharing some great behind the scenes moments. “Making the Musical” will air Monday on FOX28 News at 10! You’ll hear about some pre-show routines and superstitions. We’ll also expose the “dirty” secret behind what really makes a costume look authentic! Then on Wednesday, a […]

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SBCT Les Mis: Meet the youngest cast member!

July 10, 2013 2 Comments
SBCT Les Mis:  Meet the youngest cast member!

Opening night is Friday, but before the audience members take their seats I wanted to tell you about the youngest cast member in SBCT’s Production of Les Mis. Her name is Celina Hunter. She’s just three-years-old. “She likes being in the show and she loves her dress,” says Les Mis Stage Manager Don Hunter…. who […]

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SBCT Les Mis: Samantha Funk’s Star Shines Bright

July 8, 2013 3 Comments
SBCT Les Mis:  Samantha Funk’s Star Shines Bright

Opening night is just five days away now, and the cast and crew of SBCT’s production of Les Mis are coming together for some marathon rehearsals. I was finally able to be there for every scene Sunday, which gave me a great opportunity to see Samantha Funk perform her solos in the role of Eponine. […]

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Quick Preview: The Inspiration behind David Case’s Directon of Les Mis

July 5, 2013 0 Comments
Quick Preview: The Inspiration behind David Case’s Directon of Les Mis

A big thank you goes out to David and Emily Case (as well as Sam and Kathleen) for doing some compelling interviews tonight on the inspiration behind David’s direction of the SBCT production of Les Mis. Thanks to the entire cast and crew as well for tolerating the camera! Photographer Chris Miller and I will […]

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SBCT Les Mis: How’s this for a challenge… learn nearly the entire script!

July 3, 2013 1 Comment
SBCT Les Mis:  How’s this for a challenge… learn nearly the entire script!

Just wanted to pass along a quick story from rehearsal. Tonight Michael Ball was put to the test. The actor been learning nearly the entire Les Mis Script. He’s the understudy for both JAVERT and VALJEAN. Tonight he stood in for the part of Valjean as the entire cast went through the whole musical. Stephen […]

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SBCT releases first Backstage Pass Video for ‘Les Mis’

July 2, 2013 0 Comments

Have you seen this yet? SBCT has released “Les Miserables” Backstage Pass Video #1: “Meet Javert!” Inspector Javert (played by Aaron Nichols) is the antagonist of “Les Miserables”. He is an obsessive, merciless police inspector who doggedly chases Jean Valjean for many years. Opening night is fast approaching! Things are starting to get pretty busy […]

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Sean Leyes Uses His Experience to Lead during SBCT’s Production of Les Mis

July 1, 2013 1 Comment
Sean Leyes Uses His Experience to Lead during SBCT’s Production of Les Mis

Sean Leyes is a leader in more ways than one this summer. As Enjolras, in SBCT’s production of Les Miserables, he leads the rest of the cast to the barricade, encouraging us to “take to the streets with no doubt in our hearts.” By day he’s been leading young performers as they follow their hearts. […]

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How Comedy Helped Aaron Nichols Prepare for the Role of Javert

June 25, 2013 0 Comments
How Comedy Helped Aaron Nichols Prepare for the Role of Javert

Aaron Nichols performs with a group called GoProv: Improv Comedy on the Go. The following is from the “About Us” section on the group’s Facebook page… “2013 marks the 5th year of GoProv at New World Arts following a successful short run of “Survive This”. Prior GoProv seasons include Improv Battle Royal With Cheese, Brief […]

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