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Saw Les Miserables yesterday (2 pm) sitting in the E section orchestra area. Loved the voices but whomever choreographed the lighting was way off. Having paid over $200 for tickets for my wife and I I spent half the show watching darken shapes on stage. To me, the lighting or lack of lighting was a big distraction. I wanna see whats going on on stage. Other than that fantastic production. Went to The Answer Brewpub afterwards...highly recommend it.
Deb from New Haven, Connecticut
ENJOYED SHOW BUT NOT THE BEST PERFORMANCE
I love Les Miserables and have seen it many times. Hartford a few years ago and usually New Haven. This time, the sound was awful, I knew most of the lyrics but couldn't understand many of the words being sung. The stage was dark throughout the show and a lot of the staging from previous shows seemed to be gone.
The voices were strong and some songs were excellent and the finale was wonderful, it always brings goosebumps. The sound issues though made it the least enjoyable of all the shows I've seen. Reading some other reviews, I guess it wasn't just ours.
C Castro from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
GREAT PERFORMERS AND ORCHESTRA...TERRIBLE SOUND BALANCE!
I couldn't understand the performers most of the time. I first thought they were just
being too expressive, but then I could tell the audio wasn't balanced that their
booming voices made it difficult to understand them. If it wasn't because i have
seen the movie and heard the soundtrack many a times before that I would know
what was happening. I lost focused of who was singing because the lighting wasn't
always on the main person. So I my eyes would wander off looking for who is singing
as the costumers were similar for every character and couldn't distinguish some
from others. I believe lighting and sound where the problem here. The acting was
wonderful and musicians as well. I hope this won't be how the rest of the seasons
turns out to be.
Kim from San Francisco, California
FIRST TIME... GOOD AND BAD
Sound was bad.. I couldn't believe a professional, reputed theater could have this bad
sound. Especially in the beginning, it was like listing to low bitrate mp3 I pirated from the
internet. This contributed to making songs / especially group singing often unintelligible.
Especially singers with sharp voices like Eponine and Thenardiers were very hard to
As for actors... I was bit caught off guard when I saw a different person than Nick Cartell,
but Steve Czarnecki was an amazing Jean Valjean. I couldn't believe he is an understudy,
I almost thought it was a double cast. His singing, acting, emotions—everything was on
Javert, his voice and emotion was good, but his diction was a bit strange.
Female characters...I absolutely loved loved Cosette. Gorgeous clear voice, just as I
expected Cosette to have. Fantine(Mary Kate Moore) and Eponine(Paige Smallwood), on
the other hand, ruined the experience for me, as much as it hurts me to say. Singing
was not good at all
P. Dover from Denver, Colorado
ALMOST GREAT 8/5 - FINAL SHOW
All of the main characters were fantastic EXCEPT Javert and Epinine. Javert was in his
own key when he sang, but most of the time he was speak-singing. He was kind of
awful and made me dread the many scenes with him, by the way. He seemed to be
trying too hard to be bad guy. Eponine was played by an understudy for this show.
That has never been an issue for nay other show I've seen at DCPA. However,
Eponine's voice was so shrill it did not fit the texture of the rest of the cast. Her voice
kept "One Day More" from being an otherwise awesome, show-stopping
performance. Even Javert's poor singing was not enough to hurt this number.
Remove these two actors, and this was an amazing performance.
Elly Harper from Denver, Colorado
LES MIX DENVER
Okay, first of all, was about the 10th time seeing this play. We brought our two
grandsons to enjoy this spectacular musical. Too bad the lyrics were rushed and the
lighting was very poor. They knew the plot, etc, but couldn't understand a word,
especially in the first act. I would have the pacing of the lyrics more defined, the actors
facing the audience so we could at least see, if lighted enough, what they were trying to
sing. Emphasis of lyrics in many of the songs was misplaced and the spotlight words
were garbled. Cast was good, but they are only as good as directed. It hurts to write
this note, but that's the way I feel.
Lynne from Denver, Colorado
It was ok. We were in 7 th row.
Center. But it was too loud and you
really couldn’t understand lyrics. So
that made it distracting. Solos were
great since you could understand
them. The smoke smell was bad in
the second half We ate at the
limelight and it was absolutely
horrible. For 100 dollars it was a total
waste. All in all not a great
experience. We will try another play
this holiday season.
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