"Les Miserables," The Ritz Players' summer musical, 7:30 p.m. July 11, 12, 19 and 2 p.m. July 20, The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St., Tiffin. Based on the 1862 novel "Les Miserables," this international hit may be the most popular musical in the world. In 19th century France, Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a life-long struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during the Paris student uprising of 1832, Javert realizes his beliefs are flawed. Call The Ritz at (419) 448-8544 for tickets and information or visit www.ritztheatre.org.