HDA's "Les Misérables" A Triumph!


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From March 3–5, 2022, the Hopkins Drama Association presented a triumphant run of four performances of “Les Misérables.” The Hopkins community has been raving about the show, marveling at the powerhouse student performers and orchestral musicians, as well as the impressive sets and stage production. Congratulations to the cast and crew, and director Hope Hartup, who brought the ambitious musical to life on the Townshend Auditorium stage. In a letter to the community, Dr. Bynum shared, “I was lucky to see our production of Les Miserables last night and it was absolutely amazing!! Please join me in applauding the cast, crew, Hope and all involved in a truly remarkable performance. The spirit and beauty of our community was on stage last night. Thank you for a wonderful experience.”

The Hopkins Drama Association presents
Les Misérables (School Edition)
Thursday, March 3 • Friday, March 4 • Saturday, March 5
7:00pm
Sunday, March 6
2:00pm

Directed by Hope Hartup
Music Direction by Erika Schroth
Choreography by Larry Nye
Orchestra Direction by Erik Elligers


CAST (in order of appearance)
 
Javert......Will Schroth-Douma ’23
Jean Valjean...... Anand Choudhary ’22
The Bishop of Digne......  Matt Segal ’24
Foreman...... James Jeffery ’22
Factory Girl...... Nicole Yan ’23
Fantine...... Charlotte Cocozza ’23
Old Woman...... Orly Baum ’22
Pimp...... Silas Webb ’22
Bamatabois...... Owen Lamothe ’22
Fauchelevant...... Andrew Benjamin ’24
Young Cosette...... Evie Komninakas ’24
Madame Thenardier...... Abigail Grauer Kruger ’23
Young Eponine...... Rosie Liu ’25
Thenardier...... Felipe Perez ’22
Gavroche...... Talia Chang ’22
Marius...... Zack Haywood ’24
Enjolras...... Ty Eveland ’22
Eponine...... Daniela Rodriguez-Larrain Fernandez ’23
Cosette...... Abigail Murphy ’23
Army Officer......  Abigail Grauer Kruger ’23
Julia Murphy ’23

STUDENTS
Combeferre...... Orly Baum ’22
Feuilly...... Silas Webb ’24
Courfeyrac...... Leila Hyder ’24
Joly...... Owen Lamothe ’22
Grantaire...... James Jeffery ’22
Jean Prouvaire...... Matthew Segal ’24
Lesgles...... Erin Low ’22
 
THENARDIER’S GANG
Montparnasse...... Erin Low ’22
Babet...... Matthew Segal ’24
Brujon...... Silas Webb ’24
Claquesous...... Orly Baum ’22
 
ENSEMBLE
Vedant Aryan ’24
Nala Diarrassouba ’24
Sabrina Hu ’25
Julia Murphy ’23
Andrew Benjamin ’24
Haniya Farooq ’22
Rosie Liu ’25
Sophia Neilson ’23
Serena Wong ’23
Anna Capelle ’24
Asher Joseph ’25
Elissa Matthews ’25
Jesse Piazza ’25

ORCHESTRA 
Conductor, Keyboard...... Erika Schroth
Keyboard, Rehearsal Piano...... Joanna Lu ’22
Flute...... Erik Elligers
Clarinet...... Jiyun Jiang ’22
French Horn...... Eva Heater
Trumpet...... Eric Gerhardt
Violin...... Victoria Wepler
Cello ......Brandon Faunce ’22
Cello (Sunday Performance)...... Philip Boulanger
Bass...... Jim Lawson 
Percussion...... Olivia Duan ’22 
Robert Eberle
 
PRODUCTION STAFF
Director...... Hope Hartup
Music Director...... Erika Schroth
Choreographer...... Larry Nye
Instrumental Director...... Erik Elligers
Set and Lights...... Hope Hartup
Scenic Artist...... Jacqueline LaBelle-Young
Costume Design......  Kathryn Duffner
Sound Design...... Nick Moran
Assistant Musical Directors...... Orly Baum ’22
Zach Williamson ’22
Production Stage Manager...... Zach Williamson ’22
Stage Manager...... Pearl Miller ’22
Beyla Ridky ’24
Assistant Stage Manager...... Aisha Nabali ’23
Emma Yan ’24
Prop Manager...... Eli Calderone ’22
Abby Regan ’22
House Manager...... Yaqub Bajwa ’22
Light Board Operator...... Nao Tomita ’23
Sound Board Operator...... Zacchary Edwards ’23
Running Crew...... Marie Masozera ’25
Lena O’Malley ’25
Costume Assistant...... Ayelet Kaminski ’22
Cait Phipps ’24
Some costume pieces provided by the Southern Connecticut State University Theater Department.

Photos by Johnathon Henninger
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