Because of the strict copyright rules regarding films of the show, most of the videos on You Tube are from the 10th reunion performance, in which they sing but didn't act it. This means there is less feeling, but the power of the show can still come through in the music. If you have never seen it, do yourself a favour - go one day!
One of the things that surprised me was how much I came to love some of the, perhaps, lesser known songs. I have added a picture from the promtional pictures of the local show where I can :)
Marius sings a moving tribute to his fallen comrades in Empty Chairs at Empty Tables...
Eponine and Marius....
Policeman Javert has a confrontation with escaped convict Valjean
Policeman Javert reveals a soft side in a beautiful song - my favourite: Stars
So, to North Canterbury Musical Society, Rangiora, New Zealand, to all the amazing cast, crew, directors and musicians, well done and Happy Anniversary!
ps - gotta love this spoof version for Barack Obama