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Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon

by Claude-Michel Schonberg, Alain Boubil and Richard Maltby Jr.

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Miss Saigon

Miss Saigon




A Boubil and Schonberg musical based on Puccini's opera, "Madame Butterfly," set during the Vietnam war.


Story:

Years after leaving Vietnam, Chris discovers his war bride Kim is still alive and is now raising his son. He returns to Saigon to find her, but with the Viet Cong closing in on the city and other ties at home binding him, Chris is forced to make some large decisions before leaving Vietnam again.


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Composer

Composer and Librettist
Claude-Michel Schonberg

Lyricist

Lyricist and Librettist
Alain Boubil

Lyricist

Lyricist
Richard Maltby Jr.



  • Premiere

Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Broadway Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 11, 1991
Total Performances
4,092
Original Cast
Hinton Battle, Barry K. Bernal, Liz Callaway, Kam Cheng, Willy Falk, Jonathan Pryce, Lea Salonga
Director
Nicholas Hytner
Choreographer
Bob Avian
Producer
Cameron Mackintosh
Musical Director
Edward G. Robinson
Orchestrations
William D. Brohn
Scenic Design
John Napier
Costume Design
Andreane Neofitou and Suzy Benzinger
Lighting Design
David Hersey





CDs

CD
Original London Cast Album

CD
1995 Studio Cast Album Highlights

CD
25th Anniversary Cast Album


Sheetmusic

Sheetmusic
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
The Making of Miss Saigon DVD


Other

Merchandise




1991 Tony Award Nominations

Best Actor in a Musical - Jonathan Pryce
Best Actress in a Musical - Lea Salonga
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Hinton Battle
Best Musical
Best Book of a Musical
Best Original Score
Best Featured Actor in a Musical - Willy Falk
Best Scenic Design
Best Lighting Design
Best Choreography
Best Direction of a Musical

1991 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Jonathan Pryce
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Lea Salonga
Outstanding Orchestration
Outstanding Lighting Design

1991 Theatre World Award Nominations

Lea Salonga

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