From Monday 30 April Elana Martin will play ‘Ellen’ and Aicelle Santos will play ‘Gigi’ in the current UK tour of his acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical MISS SAIGON. They join Red Concepción as ‘The Engineer’, Sooha Kim as ‘Kim’, Ashley Gilmour as ‘Chris’, Ryan O’Gorman as ‘John’ and Gerald Santos as ‘Thuy’. At certain performances ‘The Engineer’ is played by Christian Rey Marbella, and ‘Kim’ is played by Joreen Bautista.
Also new to the cast from 30 April will be Iroy Abesamis, Jonathon Bentley, Devine Cresswell, Ross Lee Fowkes, Yukina Hasebe, Rob Herron, Jade Ma, Samuel Nicholas, Pierce Rogan, Louis Stockil, Joaquin Pedro Valdes, Brad Veitch, Gabriella Williams, Zheng Xi Yong and Sian Yeo.
From 30 April the full cast will be Iroy Abesamis, David Allwood, Joreen Bautista, Jonathon Bentley, Red Concepción, Vinny Coyle, Devine Cresswell, Kristine Diaz, Aynrand Ferrer, Ross Lee Fowkes, Ashley Gilmour, Seng Henk Goh, Yukina Hasebe, Rob Herron, Sooha Kim, David Kar-Hing Lee, Amanda Lindgren, Winchester Lopez, Jade Ma, Christian Rey Marbella, Elana Martin, Thao Nguyen, Samuel Nicholas, Ryan O’Gorman, Youngjoo Park, Pierce Rogan, Aicelle Santos, Gerald Santos, Louis Stockil, Eloisa Amalia Tan, Gavin Tsang, Joaquin Pedro Valdes, Brad Veitch, Amadeus Williams, Gabriella Williams, Sian Yeo, Zheng Xi Yong and Gerald Zarcilla.
MISS SAIGON tells the story of the last days of the Vietnam War, 17 year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American GI named Chris but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For 3 years Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he’s fathered a son.
MISS SAIGON UK TOUR 2018/2019
WEDNESDAY 21 FEBRUARY – SATURDAY 17 MARCH 2018 MAYFLOWER THEATRE, SOUTHAMPTON
WEDNESDAY 21 MARCH – SATURDAY 12 MAY 2018 MANCHESTER PALACE THEATRE
WEDNESDAY 16 MAY – SATURDAY 23 JUNE 2018 THE BRISTOL HIPPODROME
WEDNESDAY 4 JULY – SATURDAY 4 AUGUST 2018 THEATRE ROYAL PLYMOUTH
WEDNESDAY 15 AUGUST – SATURDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2018 NORWICH THEATRE ROYAL
WEDNESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER – SATURDAY 20 OCTOBER 2018 BRADFORD ALHAMBRA
WEDNESDAY 24 OCTOBER – SATURDAY 17 NOVEMBER SUNDERLAND EMPIRE
WEDNESDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2018 – SUNDAY 13 JANUARY 2019 THEATRE 11, ZURICH
Photo: Johan Persson