Complete casting announced for Broadway's Miss Saigon
|Jon Jon Briones in Miss Saigon|
Complete casting has now been announced for the forthcoming Broadway revival of Miss Saigon, which will land at the Broadway Theatre (its original Broadway home) and begin previews on 1 March 2017, before an offcial opening on 23 March and a limited engagement through to 14 January 2018.
The principal cast of Miss Saigon includes Olivier nominee Jon Jon Briones (The Engineer), Eva Noblezada (Kim), Alistair Brammer (Chris), Rachel Ann Go (Gigi), Devin Ilaw (Thuy), Katie Rosie Clarke (Ellen) and Nicholas Christopher (John). Lianah Sta. Ana will play the role of Kim at certain performances.
Ensemble members include Carol Angeli, Emily Bautista, Mike Baerga, Billy Bustamante, Viveca Chow, Julian DeGuzman, Colby Dezelick, Taurean Everett, Paige Faure, Graham Scott Fleming, Casey Garvin, Nkrumah Gatling, Dan Horn, Ericka Hunter, Adam Kaokept, Lina Lee, Paul HeeSang Miller, Robert Pendilla, Catherine Ricafort, Casey Lee Ross, Jason Sermonia, Julius Sermonia, Antoine L. Smith, Sam Strasfeld, Tiffany Toh, Kimberly-Ann Truong, Kei Tsuruharatani, Christopher Vo, Travis Ward-Osborne, Charlie Williams, Anna-Lee Wright, Warren Yang, and Minami Yusui.
Miss Saigon features music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and Alain Boublil, with additional lyrics by Michael Mahler.
Synopsis: "Miss Saigon tells the story of young bar girl named Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with Chris, an American GI - but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon."
This revival production is directed by Laurence Connor with musical staging by Bob Avian and additional choreography by Geoffrey Garratt. It features scenic design by Totie Driver and Matt Kinley, based on an original concept by Adrian Vaux, costume design by Andreane Neofitou, lighting design by Bruno Poet, sound design by Mick Potter, and orchestrations by William David Brohn.
The production will end its limited engagement on 14 January 2018, before heading out on a National Tour later in 2018.