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Miss Saigon   

Broadway Theatre, (4/11/1991 - 1/28/2001)
First Preview: Mar 23, 1991 Total Previews: 19
Opening Date: Apr 11, 1991    
Closing Date: Jan 28, 2001 Total Performances: 4092

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City); USA; Bangkok. 1975 - October 1978.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Bernard B. Jacobs: President)
Produced by Cameron Mackintosh; Associate Producer: Martin McCallum
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyrics by Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr.; Additional material by Richard Maltby, Jr.; Book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg; Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn; Musical Director: Edward G. Robinson
Directed by Nicholas Hytner; Musical Staging by Bob Avian; Associate Director: Mitchell Lemsky and Peter Lawrence; Associate Choreographer: Jodi Moccia; Associate Choreographer (U.K.): Maggie Goodwin
Scenic Design by John Napier; Costume Design by Andreane Neofitou and Suzy Benzinger; Lighting Design by David Hersey; Sound Design by Andrew Bruce; Associate Scenic Design: Peter David Gould and Benedict Hilliard; Associate Costume Design: John Glaser; Associate Lighting Design: Ted Mather; Associate Sound Design: Mark Menard; Make-Up Coordinator: Chris Evans
Executive Producer: Mitchell Lemsky, Richard Jay-Alexander and Peter Lawrence; General Manager: Alan Wasser; Company Manager: Martin Cohen; Associate Gen. Mgr: Allan Williams
Technical Director: John H. Paull, III and Jake Bell; Production Stage Manager: Fred Hanson; Stage Manager: Sherry Cohen and Tom Capps
Adapted from the original French lyrics by Alain Boublil; Musical Supervisor: David Caddick and Robert Billig; Conducted by Robert Billig and Edward G. Robinson; Associate Conductor: Jay Alger and Joshua Rosenblum; Keyboards: Joshua Rosenblum; Bassoon: Braden Toan; Concertmaster: Mineko Yajima; Violin: Ming Yeh, Sandra Billingslea and Nicholas Milton; Viola: Mitsue Takayama; Cello: David Bakamjian and Julie Green; Bass: John Arbo; Bamboo Flutes/Flute/Piccolo: David Weiss; Flute/Piccolo: Timothy Malosh; Clarinet: Lino Gomez; Clarinet/Saxophone: Salvatore Spicola; Oboe/English Horn: Blair Tindall; French Horn: Russell Rizner; French Horns: Daniel Culpepper; Trumpet: Richard Henly and Anthony Gorruso; Trombone: Jack Gale; Bass Trombone/Tuba: John Hahn; Keyboard: Peter Calandra; Guitar: Doug Quinn; Percussion: Michael Hinton and Howard Joines
Casting: Johnson-Liff & Zerman; General Press Representative: The Fred Nathan Company, Inc.; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Dance Captain: Howard Kaye
Cast
Hinton Battle
John
Barry K. Bernal
Thuy
Liz Callaway
Ellen
Willy Falk
Chris
Jonathan Pryce
The Engineer
Lea Salonga
Kim
Kam Cheng
Saturday matinees
Kim
Alternate
Zar Acayan
Barman
Soldier
Hustler
Ensemble
Alan Ariano
With the show during the entire run
Barman
Soldier
Ensemble
Tony C. Avanti
Vietnamese Customer
Guard
Ensemble
Brian R. Baldomero
Tuesday, Thursday Evenings and Wednesday, Saturday Matinees
Tam
Alternate
Jane Bodle
Ensemble
Raquel C. Brown
Bar Girl
Ensemble
Annette Calud
Bar Girl
Ensemble
Eric Chan
Vietnamese Customer
Assistant Commissar
Ensemble
Marina Chapa
Gigi
Ensemble
Mirla Criste
Bar Girl
Ensemble
Francis J. Cruz
With the show during the entire run
Vietnamese Customer
Guard
Owner of the Moulin Rouge
Ensemble
Imelda de los Reyes
Yvette
Ensemble
Paul Dobie
Marine
Gibbons
Ensemble
Michael Gruber
Marine
Dragon Acrobat
Ensemble
JoAnn M. Hunter
Yvonne
Ensemble
Sala Iwamatsu
Mimi
Ensemble
Leonard Joseph
Marine
Troy
Ensemble
Philip Lyle Kong
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings
Tam
Alternate
Darren Lee
Vietnamese Customer
Dragon Acrobat
Ensemble
Jason Ma
Barman
Soldier
Hustler
Ensemble
Paul Matsumoto
Marine
Soldier
Hustler
Ensemble
Sean McDermott
Marine
Frye
Ensemble
Thomas James O'Leary
Marine
Shultz
Ensemble
Gordon Owens
Marine
Nolen
Ensemble
Christopher Pecaro
Marine
Ensemble
Matthew Pedersen
Marine
Huston
Ensemble
Kris Phillips
Marine
Ensemble
W. Ellis Porter
Marine
Ensemble
Ray Santos
With the show during the entire run
Vietnamese Customer
Soldier
Hustler
Ensemble
Jade Kaiwalani Stice
Bar Girl
Ensemble
Melanie Mariko Tojio
Bar Girl
Ensemble
Alton F. White
Marine
Antoine
Ensemble
Nephi Jay Wimmer
Vietnamese Customer
Dragon Acrobat
Soldier
Hustler
Ensemble
Bruce Winant
Marine
Reeves
Ensemble
Swings: Sylvia Dohi, Henry Menendez, Marc Oka and Todd Zamarippa
Understudies: Zar Acayan (Thuy), Tony C. Avanti (The Engineer), Jane Bodle (Ellen), Annette Calud (Kim), Imelda de los Reyes (Kim), Leonard Joseph (John), Jason Ma (Thuy), Paul Matsumoto (The Engineer), Sean McDermott (Chris), Christopher Pecaro (Chris), Melanie Mariko Tojio (Kim) and Alton F. White (John)
Tony Award®
1991 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by Cameron Mackintosh
1991 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
Book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg
1991 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Claude-Michel Schönberg; Lyrics by Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr.
winner 1991 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Jonathan Pryce
winner 1991 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Lea Salonga
winner 1991 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Hinton Battle
1991 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Willy Falk
1991 Best Scenic Design [nominee]
John Napier
1991 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
David Hersey
1991 Best Choreography [nominee]
Bob Avian
1991 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Nicholas Hytner
Drama Desk Award
winner 1991 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [winner]
Jonathan Pryce
winner 1991 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Lea Salonga
winner 1991 Outstanding Orchestration [winner]
William D. Brohn
winner 1991 Outstanding Lighting Design [winner]
David Hersey
Theatre World
winner 1991 Award [recipient]
Lea Salonga
ACT 1 Sung By
The Heat Is On in Saigon The Engineer, Girls, Marines and Company
The Movie in My Mind Gigi, Kim and Girls
The Transaction John, The Engineer, Chris and Company
Why God Why? Chris
Sun and Moon Kim and Chris
The Telephone John, Chris and The Engineer
The Ceremony Kim, Chris and Girls
The Last Night of the World Kim and Chris
The Morning of the Dragon Company, Thuy and The Engineer
I Still Believe Kim and Ellen
Back in Town Kim, The Engineer and Thuy
You Will Not Touch Him Kim and Thuy
If You Want to Die in Bed The Engineer
I'd Give My Life for You Kim and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Bui-Doi John and Company
What a Waste The Engineer and Company
Please John and Kim
The Guilt Inside Your Head (The Fall of Saigon, April 1975) Thuy, Kim, Chris, John and Company
Sun and Moon (Reprise) Kim
Room 317 Ellen and Kim
Now That I've Seen Her Ellen
The Confrontation Ellen, Chris and John
The American Dream The Engineer and Company
Little God of My Heart Kim and Tam