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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 [Collapse]
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; Assistant Conductor: Braden Toan; Rehearsal Pianist: Beth Fremgen, Peter Calandra and Jay Alger; 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.; Logo Design by Dewynters, Limited; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Jeans courtesy of Levi Strauss & Co.; Sunglasses by Bausch & Lomb; Dance Captain: Howard Kaye; Press Associate: Dennis Crowley
Cast
Hinton BattleJohn
Barry K. BernalThuy
Liz CallawayEllen
Willy FalkChris
Jonathan PryceThe Engineer
Lea SalongaKim
Kam Cheng
Saturday matinees
Kim
Alternate
Zar AcayanBarman
Soldier
Hustler
Ensemble
Alan Ariano
With the show during the entire run
Barman
Soldier
Ensemble
Tony C. AvantiVietnamese Customer
Guard
Ensemble
Brian R. Baldomero
Tuesday, Thursday Evenings and Wednesday, Saturday Matinees
Tam
Alternate
Jane BodleEnsemble
Raquel C. BrownBar Girl
Ensemble
Annette CaludBar Girl
Ensemble
Eric ChanVietnamese Customer
Assistant Commissar
Ensemble
Marina ChapaGigi
Ensemble
Mirla CristeBar Girl
Ensemble
Francis J. Cruz
With the show during the entire run
Vietnamese Customer
Guard
Owner of the Moulin Rouge
Ensemble
Imelda de los ReyesYvette
Ensemble
Paul DobieMarine
Gibbons
Ensemble
Michael GruberMarine
Dragon Acrobat
Ensemble
JoAnn M. HunterYvonne
Ensemble
Sala IwamatsuMimi
Ensemble
Leonard JosephMarine
Troy
Ensemble
Philip Lyle Kong
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings
Tam
Alternate
Darren LeeVietnamese Customer
Dragon Acrobat
Ensemble
Jason MaBarman
Soldier
Hustler
Ensemble
Paul MatsumotoMarine
Soldier
Hustler
Ensemble
Sean McDermottMarine
Frye
Ensemble
Thomas James O'LearyMarine
Shultz
Ensemble
Gordon OwensMarine
Nolen
Ensemble
Christopher PecaroMarine
Ensemble
Matthew PedersenMarine
Huston
Ensemble
Kris PhillipsMarine
Ensemble
W. Ellis PorterMarine
Ensemble
Ray Santos
With the show during the entire run
Vietnamese Customer
Soldier
Hustler
Ensemble
Jade Kaiwalani SticeBar Girl
Ensemble
Melanie Mariko TojioBar Girl
Ensemble
Alton F. WhiteMarine
Antoine
Ensemble
Nephi Jay WimmerVietnamese Customer
Dragon Acrobat
Soldier
Hustler
Ensemble
Bruce WinantMarine
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 SaigonThe Engineer, Girls, Marines and Company
The Movie in My MindGigi, Kim and Girls
The TransactionJohn, The Engineer, Chris and Company
Why God Why?Chris
Sun and MoonKim and Chris
The TelephoneJohn, Chris and The Engineer
The CeremonyKim, Chris and Girls
The Last Night of the WorldKim and Chris
The Morning of the DragonCompany, Thuy and The Engineer
I Still BelieveKim and Ellen
Back in TownKim, The Engineer and Thuy
You Will Not Touch HimKim and Thuy
If You Want to Die in BedThe Engineer
I'd Give My Life for YouKim and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Bui-DoiJohn and Company
What a WasteThe Engineer and Company
PleaseJohn 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 317Ellen and Kim
Now That I've Seen HerEllen
The ConfrontationEllen, Chris and John
The American DreamThe Engineer and Company
Little God of My HeartKim and Tam