About the Show
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.
Cast and Creative Team
Composer: Claude-Michel Schonberg
Lyricist: Alain Boubil and Richard Maltby Jr.
Librettist: Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boubil
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
Miss Saigon Merchandise
1995 Studio Cast Album Highlights
Sheetmusic Video Other