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Breakaway Chair

  • 1.  Breakaway Chair

    Posted 10-10-2018 14:24
    Working on Les Mis, school edition, and we need a breakaway chair for the fight between Javert and Valjeanat Fantine’s death. Not having much luck with an internet search. Any suggestions or leads will be appreciated.

    Patrick Kerr
    Grayslake Central High School
    Retired, but still helping out.

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  • 2.  RE: Breakaway Chair

    Posted 10-15-2018 15:42
    I used a chair I swiped from the library. It was wooden, and assembled with screws. I just took out the screws and replaced them with wooden pegs. Sturdy enough to sit on (very carefully), but when you banged it on the floor, it broke into pieces. The audience loved it.

    Like this, basically:
    Wooden chair

    Michael Corliss
    Livonia MI