Miss Saigon Tickets
Miss Saigon is the name of a musical which follows a tragic romantic story. The musical premiered on the West End in 1989 at the Theatre Royal, London. It is based on the historic opera named as ‘Madame Butterfly’ by Giacomo Puccini. It received excellent reviews and great appreciation from the audiences which led to more than 4000 performances. The exceptional success led to the Broadway production in 1991, followed by extensive US Tour. It has been seen in many countries and cities, however the hype and fan following for this musical has not decreased even today. Miss Saigon tickets have the same demand just like any other newly emerged musicals and people anxiously wait for a performance in their city!
After the success of ‘Les Miserables’, Claude-Michel Schonberg & Alain Boublil worked for Miss Saigon, which proved to be a bigger hit than their first major success. The lyrics are given by Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby Jr., the known musical lyricists; however the composition is by Claude-Michel Schonberg. The musical couldn’t have achieved its present stature without the contributions by the experienced director Nicholas Hytner, the talented producer Cameron Mackintosh and the famous choreographer Bob Avian. The lightening, scenic and costume design are given by David Hersey, John Napier and Andreane Neofitou & Suzy Benzinger respectively. Edward G. Robinson is the musical director of this hit musical. The original cast of this musical includes Jonathan Pryce, Kam Cheng, Barry K. Bernal, Lea Salonga, Liz Callaway and Hinton Battle who got the major credit for its initial success.
Miss Saigon revolves around a tragic love story which involves the main characters Kim and Chris. The seventeen year old beautiful Asian girl Kim lives in Saigon, Vietnam. She is forced to work at a sex shop and the American boy Chris is a guard at the US embassy in Saigon. They both fall in love but unfortunately the Viet Cong closing retreats Chris. Chris returns to his homeland and gets married to an American girl Ellen, leaving behind pregnant Kim. After a few years, Chris returns to Saigon to search for his lost love. Kim is determined to send her three year old son Tam to US with Chris.
Ever since the musical’s debut, it has won several awards and nominations. In 1989, right after its premiere, the musical was nominated for the ‘Best New Musical’. It ended up winning two awards in the categories of ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Best Actress’. In 1991, after its Broadway premiere, the musical won three Tony Awards, four Drama Desk and a Theatre World Award. As of 2011, Miss Saigon remains the ‘11th Longest Running Musical’ in Broadway history. It has been produced and seen in various countries including UK, Canada, USA, Brazil, Norway and various other places. This year, Miss Saigon will tour Denmark as there has been a great demand for this show.
Apart from the great success and popularity of this musical all across the world, Miss Saigon has also been a victim of controversies. It has been criticized for racism and portrayal of Asians. However, it has been there for more than twenty years now and its popularity has not decreased. The super talented cast, the strong plot and the amazing production has not let down the audience so far. In fact, there are a huge number of people who are still waiting for a chance to watch such a successful piece of work live. If you need break from work and you haven’t seen a good musical for long, then here is your opportunity to watch Miss Saigon live! Get the Miss Saigon Tickets now and enjoy the internally acclaimed musical in a jam packed theater. You will not regret buying these tickets.
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