Les Misérables School Edition - November 14 - November 16, 2019

Tamaqua Area High School


This show combines the unique and varied talents of over 120 students and staff members. The entire organization would like to say a very special thank you to the following people: 


Mr. Raymond Kinder, Superintendent

Mr. Stephen Toth, Assistant Superintendent

Mrs. Ruthann Gardiner, Director of Special Education

Mr. Thomas McCabe, High School Principal

Ms. Tara Orefice, Assistant High School Principal

Mr. Christopher Czapla, Middle School Principal

Mrs. Laura Shook, Elementary Principal

Mr. James Betz, Assistant Elementary Principal

TASD Board of Education


The parents and teachers of all of our students for their cooperation, patience, and understanding of the huge time commitment necessary for the success of the production.


The TASD Custodial Staff


All of the parents who donated their time to help fit, alter, and iron the costumes. I would like to say a special thank you to Susanne Hegedus and my mom, Lauri Miller, who both assisted me in shopping for all of the costumes, sorting through our costume bins, and assigning the costumes to students. 


Leona Rega and the Tamaqua Area Community Arts Center for hosting our post-show dinner.


Holly Koscak for organizing the lobby and concession stand, and all parents who donated to the concession stand and volunteered their time in the lobby.


Sue Brickler, Beth Fritzinger Jones, KayAnn Oertner, and Sue Bonner for making all of our citizens' shawls, Randa Hull for making mob caps, Janet Osenbach for making aprons, Holly Koscak and Jen Lavine for making and distressing the prisoner costumes and hats, and Holly Koscak and Joan Paceley for making the students' revolutionary sashes.


Sylvia Zizelmann, Debbie Petrole, and Johanna Ulicny for making all of the revolutionary cockades for the show and for our fundraiser. 


Tinks Antiques for allowing us to borrow the antique trunks.


Eight Oaks Distillery for loaning us the barrels.


Kyle Whitley for allowing us to borrow your lights and for taking the time to help program them. Thank you also for stepping in to help with sound. 


Bonnie Seifert for taking pictures at dress rehearsal.


All those who donated furniture for the barricade and mugs to the tavern scene.


Casey Lutz and Melanie Turrano for purchasing the gloves for the beggars.


Lindell Berg for your generous donation.


Steve Sturgis for your Coca Cola donation.


Joe Tamagini and family for your candy donation.


Emily Barrett for volunteering your time to assist with various scenes.


Everyone who purchased tickets to this show and supports our various fundraisers throughout the years. We couldn't do this without your support.





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