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At 40, Lyric Theatre Company Stages Its Biggest Musical Yet 

click to enlarge The cast of central characters in Lyric Theatre Company's Les Misérables

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The cast of central characters in Lyric Theatre Company's Les Misérables

Les Misérables by the Numbers

Year the book Les Misérables by Victor Hugo was published: 1862

Year Les Mis was first performed as a musical: 1980

Year Les Mis was first performed on Broadway: 1983

Number of songs in the musical: about 50 (varies by production and recording)

Years the original production ran on Broadway: 16

Number of Tony Award nominations: 12

Number of Tony Awards won: 8

Year Les Mis movie released: 2012

Number of actors in Lyric Theatre production: 52

Number of costumes in Lyric production: 177

Number of times Lyric will perform Les Mis on Flynn MainStage: 9

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Xian Chiang-Waren was a staff arts writer at Seven Days from 2014 to 2015.


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