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Cameron Mackintosh's revival of the classic Schonberg-Boublil musical Miss Saigon, having officially opened at the West End's Prince Edward Theatre last night, has now extended its booking period to 25 Apr 2015. It was originally booking through to 25 Oct 2014.
The cast of Miss Saigon features Kwang-Ho Hong (Thuy), Eva Noblezada (Kim), Jon Jon Briones (Engineer), Alistair Brammer (Chris), Hugh Maynard (John), Tamsin Carroll (Ellen), Rachelle Ann Go (GiGi), with Julia Abueva, Natalie Chua, Jon-Scott Clark, Rob Compton , Callum Francis, Ashley Gilmour, Maria Graciano, Simon Hardwick, Jack Harrison-Cooper, Matthew Jeans, Kurt Kansley, Kittiphun Kittipakapom, David Lee, Mitch Leow, Ela Lisondra, Tanya Manalang, Christian Rey Marbella, Kanako Nakano, Thao Therese Nguyen, Saori Oda, Ariel Reonal, Jon Reynolds, Romeo Salazar, Jordan Shaw, Marsha Songcome, Eloisa Amalia Tan, Christian Tanamal, Thao Vilayvong, Amadeus Williams, and Gerald Zarcilla.
Miss Saigon is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, with music by Claude-Michel Schönberg and lyrics by Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr.
The creative team behind Miss Saigon includes director Laurence Connor, musical staging by Bob Avian and additional choreography by Geoffrey Garratt, scenic design by Totie Driver and Matt Kinley, lighting by Bruno Poet, costumes by Andreane Neofitou, and sound design by Mick Potter.
Synopsis: 'Set in 1975 during the final days of the American occupation of Saigon, Miss Saigon is an epic love story about the relationship between an American GI and a young Vietnamese woman. Kim is working in a sleazy Saigon night club owned by a notorious wheeler-dealer known as 'The Engineer'. John, an American GI, buys his friend Chris the services of Kim for the night. That night will change their lives forever.'