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Why Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 'Les Miserables' is a record-setter

Why Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 'Les Miserables' is a record-setter

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's production of the hit Broadway musical "Les Miserables" promises to be epic. It has set festival records in seemingly every way. It is the most expensive production ever mounted at the festival. It has the largest cast — 37 members — and 200 costume changes, most in the first 15 minutes. It features the most Broadway and recording stars, as well as a record 13 Equity actors. It smashed the record for ticket sales before it even opened. The production is expected to sell out. "It's massive," says Patrick Mulcahy, producing artistic director. "It's Shakespearean in both scope and scale." He...

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