Rehearsals are underway for the UK and Ireland tour of Miss Saigon. Check out a behind the scenes look into the rehearsal room…
Following a record breaking London run and Tony nominated opening on Broadway, the tour will open at Curve Leicester on 1 July 2017. Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce final casting for his acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical Miss Saigon.
Ryan O’Gorman will play John, and Marsha Songcome will play Gigi until 1 August when Na-Young Jeon will take over the role. They join the previously announced Red Concepcion as The Engineer, Sooha Kim as Kim, Ashley Gilmour as Chris, Zoë Doano as Ellen and Gerald Santos as Thuy. At certain performances The Engineer will be played by Christian Rey Marbella, and Kim will be played by Joreen Bautista.
They are joined by David Allwood, Randy Chien, Vinny Coyle, Kristine Mae Diaz, Michael James Eborall, Aynrand Ferrer, Seng Henk Goh, Emily Beth Harrington, Jack Heasman, Tom Hier, Barnaby Hughes, Kamm Kunaree, David Kar-Hing Lee, Amanda Lingdren, Ela Lisondra, Winchester Lopez, Christian Rey Marbella, Jay Marsh, Tom Mussell, Thao Nguyen, Saori Oda, YoungJoo Park, Kiel Payton, Katherine Picar, Alistair So, Carl Jae-Suk Sohlberg, Eloisa Amalia Tan, Gavin Tsang, Amadeus Williams, and Gerald Zarcilla.
Miss Saigon tells the story of the last days of the Vietnam War, 17 year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American GI named Chris but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For 3 years Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he’s fathered a son.