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Starry, Starry Night: Star Drops

One of the most evocative effects in live entertainment is the night sky, that infinite space. In Les Miserables, Javert, the single-minded inspector who has hounded Jean Valjean throughout the show, has his uncompromising principles of justice destroyed by Valjean's mercy. He throws himself through the night and into the River Seine below. As the inspector leaps, the bridge and the background of stars fly out representing his tumbling through the lonely night sky. With relatively

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