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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
Kam Cheng
Saturday matinees
Kim Alternate
Willy Falk Chris
Jonathan Pryce The Engineer
Lea Salonga Kim
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]
Music orchestrated by William D. Brohn
winner 1991 Outstanding Lighting Design [winner]
David Hersey
Theatre World
nominee 1991 Award [recipient]
Lea Salonga
ACT 1Sung 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 2Sung 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