Joanna Ampil to star as The Engineer in a new production of MISS SAIGON

Sheffield Theatres will present a new production of Miss Saigon next year Saturday (8 July 2023 – Saturday 12 August 2023) by special arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh, marking the first regional non-replica production of Boublil and Schönberg’s hit musical retelling of Madame Butterfly set during the Vietnam war.

Miss Saigon will be reimagined by Sheffield Theatres’ Artistic Director Robert Hastie and RTYDS Associate Artistic Director Anthony Lau as co-directors, with design by Ben Stones and lighting design by Jessica Hung Han Yun.

Joanna Ampil makes her debut at Sheffield Theatres with Miss Saigon as The Engineer. Joanna has previously played Kim in the London, Sydney, UK touring and 10th anniversary productions of Miss Saigon. Further casting and creative team to be announced.

“Dance like it’s the last night of the world”

The epic love story takes place in the last days of the Vietnam War, 1975.

At the infamous Dreamland night club, Vietnamese bargirl Kim meets American GI Chris and in one fateful night their lives become entwined forever. Forced apart as Saigon falls, the lovers embark on a journey across continents to find their way back to each other.

Passionate and poignant, the unforgettable multiaward-winning musical features the songs Movie in My Mind, American Dream, Last Night of the World and The Heat Is On in Saigon.

Tickets for Miss Saigon are on sale to Centre Stage Members at 10am Saturday 24 September 2022 and on general sale at 10am on Saturday 1 October 2022.