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To give an idea of how popular “Les Misérables” is, consider that 160 local residents auditioned for the Missoula Community Theatre production. That’s the largest turnout since MCT artistic director Joe Martinez returned in 2011. He called audition day “emotionally exhausting,” – the hopefuls giving everything they had, and the staff listening as carefully as they could.