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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

At 40, Lyric Theatre Company Stages Its Biggest Musical Yet 

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

Xian Chiang-Waren

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

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