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Les Miserables The Musical

Music by Claude-Michel Schonberg
Lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer

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Based on the novel by Victor Hugo. A melodramatic look at the French revolution.

Audition Preparation Suggestions for Les Miserables

Audition songs should be a pop-inspired selection from another pop-style musical.

Jean Valjean (Tenor or High Baritone, Low A to high A)
released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang - a man with a kind heart & keen sense of duty
Bishop of Digne (Baritone)
Fantine (Mezzo with belt, Gb3 to Eb5)
 unwed mother of Cosette
Javert (Baritone, Low F to high F#)
Policeman tracking Jean Valjean
Young Cosette (Child Mezzo, low A to C )
orphan left in Valjean's care
Adult Cosette (Soprano, low Bb to high C)
Thenardier (Tenor, low C to G#)
 owner of a tavern, Eponine's father
Madame Thenardier (Mezzo, G#3 to D5)
Eponine Thenardier (Alto/Mezzo Belt, F#3 to E5)
 loves Marius
Marius (Tenor, Low A to high Ab)
 loves Cosette
Gavroche (low B to G)
Street urchin
Enjolras (Tenor, A to high G)
leader of the students
Chorus is made up of the People of Paris, including Street Urchins, Students, and Prostitutes

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List of Songs in Les Miserables (Click the song title to download digital sheet music)

  • Prologue    
  • Valjean's Soliloquy -What Have I Done? (Valjean)
  • At the End of the Day    
  • I Dreamed a Dream  (Fantine)
  • Lovely Ladies    
  • Fantine's Arrest    
  • Runaway Cart    
  • Who Am I?/The Trial  (Valjean)
  • Fantine's Death    
  • Confrontation    
  • Castle on a Cloud (Young Cosette)
  • Master of the House  (The Thenardiers)
  • Bargain-The Waltz of Treachery    
  • Look Down    
  • Robbery-Javert's Intervention (Another Brawl)    
  • Stars
  •  Eponine's Errand    
  • ABC Cafe/Red and Black    
  • Do You Hear the People Sing? (Chorus)
  • Rue Plumet
  • In My Life (Digital Download)   
  • Heart Full of Love  (Cosette & Marius)
  • Attack on Rue Plumet    
  • One Day More
  • At the Barricade (Upon These Stones)    
  • On My Own (Eponine)
  • Building the Barricade    
  • Javert's Arrival    
  • Little People (Gavroche)
  • Little Fall of Rain (Marius & Eponine)
  • Night of Anguish    
  • First Attack    
  • Drink With Me    
  • Bring Him Home (Jean Valjean)  
  • Dawn of Anguish    
  • Second Attack (Death of Gavrobe)    
  • Final Battle    
  •  Sewers - Dog Eats Dog    
  • Javert's Suicide    
  • Turning
  • Empty Chairs at Empty Tables (Marius)
  • Every Day (Marius and Cosette)    
  • Valjean's Confession    
  • Wedding Chorale/Beggars at the Feast    
  • Epilogue - Finale

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