As rehearsals begin, the final casting for the UK and Ireland tour of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical Miss Saigon has been announced. For more information around the initial casting announcement, please see the accompanying news article.
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.
In the UK and Ireland, additional cast members include Ryan O’Gorman as ‘John’ and Marsha Songcome as ‘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 ‘Kim’ will be played by Joreen Bautista and ‘The Engineer’ will be played by Christian Rey Marbella.
Miss Saigon opens at Curve Leicester from 1 – 22 July. For more information on each of the further venue dates and to buy tickets, visit the website.