Miss Saigon
Theatre: Broadway
Status: Closed
(March 23, 1991 - January 28, 2001 )
  • Preview: March 23, 1991
  • Open: April 11, 1991
  • Close: January 28, 2001
Musical - American Premiere
Running Time: 2hrs 40mins

"Miss Saigon" is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover. The setting of the plot is relocated to the 1970s Saigon during the Vietnam War, and follows a romance between an American GI and a Vietnamese bar girl.

For The Record:

"Miss Saigon" had its World Premiere at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in London on September 20th, 1989 where it played for over 4000 performances until October 30th, 1999.

Total Gross: $285,843,972
Average Weekly Gross: $555,037
Total Gross Potential: 235%
Total Attendance: 6,161,098
Average Weekly Attendance: 82%

Staff & Creative Team

Associate Producer:

Martin McCallum

General Manager:

Alan Wasser Associates

Casting Director:

Johnson-Liff & Zerman

Advertising Representative:

Serino Coyne

Marketing:

HHC Marketing

Production Stage Manager:

Frederic Hanson

Book & Lyrics:

Alain Boublil

Director:

Nicholas Hytner

Settings:

John Napier

Lighting:

David Hersey

Musical Staging:

Bob Avian

Orchestrations:

William David Brohn

Cast

The Engineer  03/23/1991 - 12/14/1991
Kim  03/23/1991 - 03/15/1992
Chris  03/23/1991 - 12/15/1991
John  03/23/1991 - 03/22/1992