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HHS drama club to perform 'Les Miserables' May 5-7

Around 40 students are participating in this year's spring musical.1 / 6
HHS students rehearse a big number for "Les Miserables."2 / 6
Becca Francis is carried off stage by James McCord.3 / 6
From left, Megan Leahy, Krista Gomez and Jackson Sager sing during rehearsal.4 / 6
The bishop, played by James McCord, sings to Jean Valjean, played by Matt Leifeld, during rehearsal.5 / 6
Becca Francis, left, and Faith Forstad practice on stage during an April 28 rehearsal. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia6 / 6

The Hastings High School drama club will perform "Les Miserables" at the Hastings High School Auditorium May 5-7. Shows will be performed at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7. The cost will be $5 for students and $8 for adults. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door with cash or check only.


Matthew Leifeld: Jean Valjean

Yohan Morales: Javert

Becca Francis: Fantine

Micah Walt: Marius

Annie Fox: Cosette

Ian Sundberg: Enjolras

Ellie Gullicks: Eponine

Katherine McCord: Madame Thenardier

Sam Poncelet: Thenardier

Nate Klingner: Gavroche

James McCord: Bishop

Megan Myers: Little Cosette

Anna Siebenaler: Little Eponine


Sierra Ahrens, Grace Anderson, Zack Anderson, Grace Bauer, Kathy Blissenbach, Elizabeth Bruch-Andersen, Jenna Erickson, Faith Forstad, Krista Gomez Sydney Kilfoyl, Izzy Kranz, Megan Leahy, Aaron McCullough, Andrew Miller, Max Nutter, Sam Nutter, Levi O'Tool, William Patton, Jack Raway, Oliver Raway, Jackson Sager, Sawyer Schmitt, Grace Schultz, Natalie Schofner, Will Sorg, Sarah Stoffel, Bobby Traeder, Molly Tribe, Lucas Ussatis, Molly Utecht Madeleine White and Trevor Zeyen.

Michelle Wirth

Michelle Wirth graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in 2013 with a degree in journalism and web design. She worked as a web content editor for a trade association before coming to the Hastings Star Gazette in 2016.

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