Miss Saigon returns to Her Majesty’s Theatre

Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre is currently hosting the limited 7-week season of Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Boublil and Schönberg’s acclaimed musical, “Miss Saigon.”

After a 16-year hiatus from the same stage, the show arrives in Melbourne following a successful run at the Sydney Opera House.

Running until December 16, the Tony and Olivier Award-winning production features a 24-piece orchestra and a cast of 42, representing talent from the Asia-Pacific region.

The cast includes Seann Miley Moore as The Engineer, alongside 19-year-old newcomer Abigail Adriano and Nigel Huckle as Chris.

“Miss Saigon” has a storied history, having won 70 major theater awards since its West End premiere. The musical has been performed in 15 languages across 32 countries and 350 cities.

The narrative revolves around Kim, a young Vietnamese woman orphaned by war, forced to work in a bar run by The Engineer. Her love story with American G.I. Chris unfolds against the backdrop of the fall of Saigon, leading to a three-year journey as Kim seeks to reunite with Chris and their son.

Cameron Mackintosh’s production of “Miss Saigon” opened in London in 2014 and garnered acclaim on Broadway and during a US Tour. The musical’s score includes well-known songs like ‘The Heat is On in Saigon’ and ‘The American Dream.’

Directed by Laurence Connor with musical staging by Bob Avian, “Miss Saigon” is set to deliver a poignant and visually compelling experience for Melbourne audiences.


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