Currently on sale until January 14, 2018
Running Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
The In 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 G.I. 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.
Schedule can vary by performance and is subject to change.
Wednesday: 2PM & 8PM
Saturday: 2PM & 8PM
Musical, Student & Family Friendly
1681 Broadway New York, NY 10019
MISS SAIGON contains depictions of warfare that may be upsetting to some audience members; recommended for groups high school and up, and younger children with discretion.
JON JON BRIONES – The Engineer
Jon Jon Briones was born and raised in the Philippines and after doing theater there, he ventured abroad in 1989 to join in the original London cast of Miss Saigon. He has subsequently done several productions of Miss Saigon around the world, including Germany, US tours, UK tour, Asian Tour, a return to the original UK production for its final year. Most recently he played the Engineer in the West End revival, a role for which he was nominated for the prestigious Olivier Award for Leading Actor in a musical, and he won several awards for best actor in a musical including What’s On Stage, and Broadway World among others. He just finished playing the role of Georges in La Cage Aux Folles at East West Players in Los Angeles. Before going to London in 2014 he was proudly involved the pre-Broadway development of the musical, Allegiance with Lea Salonga and George Takei. Some other favorite roles in Los Angeles, New York and around the globe include: Fredrik Egerman in A Little Night Music, Enjolras in Les Misérables, Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors, Tateh in Ragtime, Lion in the The Wiz, Laertes in Hamlet, Rapunzel’s Prince in Into the Woods, Slovitch in Fools, Man 1 in Closer Than Ever, and Lukas in Peregrinasyon with Ma-Yi Theater Company.
EVA NOBLEZADA – Kim
Eva is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut! She is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina. Eva was spotted by New York casting director, Tara Rubin, during a performance at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (also known as the Jimmy Awards) at the Minskoff Theatre in 2013. Rubin was so moved by Eva’s talent that she set up an audition with Cameron Mackintosh, who was preparing his 2014 London revival of Miss Saigon. Several callbacks later with Mackintosh and the creative team, Eva was chosen to star as Kim, making her professional and West End debut in the show. She garnered unanimous critical acclaim for her performance and received the Whatsonstage Award for Best Actress in A Musical. Eva recently finished playing the role of Eponine in Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables at London’s Queen’s Theatre.
ALISTAIR BRAMMER – Chris
Brammer starred in the West End as Marius in Les Misérables, and in the film version of the musical as Jean Prouvaire. Other theater credits include Billy in War Horse (West End), Enjolras in Les Misérables (Dubai, November 2016), Follies (Royal Albert Hall), Billy in Taboo (Brixton Club House), Hair (European Tour), Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK Tour) and The Les Miserables 25th Anniversary Concert at the O2. TELEVISION: Vicious (ITV), Jack Diamond in Casualty (BBC) and Episodes(BBC).
DORCAS LEUNG – Gigi
Broadway debut! Regional: The MUNY, Casa Mañana (Gigi, Miss Saigon), Dallas Theater Center (Cosette, Les Misérables), Goodspeed. TV/Film: CBS’ “Bull.”
CAMERON MACKINTOSH – Producer
Cameron Mackintosh, for nearly 50 years, has produced more musicals than anyone else in history, including the three longest-running of all time: Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera and Cats. His spectacular new production of Miss Saigon will open on Broadway in March 2017, whilst his co-production with Disney of Mary Poppins continues to sprinkle its magic around the world. Other worldwide successes include Little Shop of Horrors, Side by Side by Sondheim, Five Guys Named Moe, The Witches of Eastwick and his reinventions of Oliver! and My Fair Lady, as well as his new version of Half a Sixpence, which opens at Chichester Festival Theatre this summer.
ALAIN BOUBLIL – Book & Lyrics
Alain Boublil is the author of the librettos and original lyrics for the musicals, La Révolution Française (1973), Les Misérables (1980), Miss Saigon (1989), Martin Guerre (1996) and The Pirate Queen (2006), all in collaboration with Claude-Michel Schönberg, as well as Marguerite (2008) with Michel Legrand, Claude-Michel Schönberg and Herbert Kretzmer. Boublil is the recipient of two Tony Awards (Best Score and Best Book), two Grammys, two Victoire de la Musique Awards and a Molière Award for Les Misérables. He received an Evening Standard Drama Award for Miss Saigon and a Laurence Olivier Award for Martin Guerre. He is the author of the play, The Diary of Adam and Eve (based upon short stories by Mark Twain), and the prize-winning French novel, Les dessous de soi. He co-wrote the screenplay and co-produced the soundtrack of the Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated film, Les Misérables.
CLAUDE –MICHEL SCHONBERG – Concept, Book & Music
Born in 1944 of Hungarian parents, Claude-Michel Schönberg began his career in France as a singer, writer and producer of pop songs. In collaboration with Alain Boublil he is the book co-writer and the composer of La Révolution Française, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre and The Pirate Queen. In 2008 his musical, Marguerite, in collaboration with Alain Boublil, Michel Legrand and Herbert Kretzmer opened at the Haymarket Theatre in London. Claude-Michel has supervised overseas productions and co-produced several international cast albums of his shows. In 2001 he composed his first ballet score, Wuthering Heights, which was created by the Northern Ballet in 2002. His ballet, Cleopatra, which opened in 2011, was his second collaboration with David Nixon and his seventh complete score. In 2012 Claude-Michel co-wrote the screenplay and reconceived the music for the Les Misérables musical movie. His shows have won many awards over the years, most recently the WhatsonStage audience awards for Best West End Show and Best Musical Revival for the new London production of Miss Saigon which opened in 2014.
LAURENCE CONNOR – Director
Theatre: School Of Rock (New London Theatre); School of Rock (Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway); Les Misérables (Imperial Theatre, Broadway); Miss Saigon (Prince Edward Theatre, London); the entirely new stage production of The Phantom of the Opera (US and UK tours); Oliver! (UK tour); Miss Saigon (UK tour and Worldwide). Laurence is also the Co-Director of the new version of Les Misérables which has enjoyed worldwide success including Broadway, UK and US tours.