Student musical

Famous musical hits the stage this week at McKim Theatre

Musical Director Sven Heyde warms up voices backstage.

Musical Director Sven Heyde warms up voices backstage.

Selkirk Secondary and McKim Middle School students have been rehearsing almost since school began last September, working their way through one of the most beautiful, and difficult, scores in musical theatre.

They are now ready to show the results of their hard work to the community, as Les Misérables opens tomorrow evening.

It is an ambitious project that musical director Sven Heyde and stage director Bob McCue have undertaken, but they appear to have their youthful cast ready for opening night.

In addition to a talented student cast, a full orchestra of local musicians has been assembled to provide live accompaniment.

The show runs from February 13-16 at 7:30pm at McKim Theatre with an extra matinee on Saturday, February 16 at 2:00pm. Tickets are available at McKim Middle School office in Kimberley and Lotus Books in Cranbrook.