Full cast announced for Miss Saigon revival at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre

Full casting and creatives have been announced for Miss Saigon at Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

Sheffield Theatres will present the first non-replica regional production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical from 8 July – 19 August 2023 by special arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh.

Joanna Ampil, who has previously played Kim in the London, Sydney, UK touring and 10th anniversary productions of Miss Saigon, will play The Engineer.

She is joined by a full cast, including: Desmonda Cathabel as Mimi and Alternate Kim, Aynrand Ferrer as Gigi; Shanay Holmes as Ellen, Jessica Lee as Kim and Alternate Mimi, Ethan Le Phong as Thuy,  Christian Maynard as Chris, Emily Ooi as Yvonne and Understudy Gigi, Shane O’Riordan as John, Ericka Posadas as Fifi and Understudy The Engineer.

Making up the ensemble and GIs will be: Adam Colbeck-Dunn as GI and Understudy John, Andrew Davison as GI and Ensemble, Oscar Kong as Ensemble, Abel Law as Ensemble, Lavinia Mai as Ensemble, Patrick Munday as Ensemble and Understudy Thuy, Rachel Jayne Picar as Ensemble, Aharon Rayner as GI and Understudy Chris, Ernest Stroud as GI and Ensemble, Rumi Sutton as Ensemble and Understudy Ellen, Callum Tempest as GI and Ensemble, Danny Whelan as GI and Ensemble, Riley Woodford as GI and Ensemble and Iverson Yabut as Ensemble.

All members of the cast make their Sheffield Theatres debut with Miss Saigon.

Miss Saigon has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Lyrics by Richard Maltby Jnr and Alain Boublil, adapted from Original French Text by Alain Boublil with additional lyrics by Michael Mahler and orchestrations by William David Brohn. Originally produced on the stage by Cameron Mackintosh.

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.

The full creative team includes directors Robert Hastie and Anthony Lau, design by Ben Stones, choreography by Jade Hackett, lighting design by Jessica Hung Han Yun, sound design by Mike Walker, video and animation design by Andrzej Goulding, musical direction by Chris Poon, orchestral management by David Gallagher, casting by Stuart Burt CDG, children’s casting by Sarah De Souza, intimacy coordinator and fight direction by Haruka Kuroda, wigs, hair and make-up designer Sam Cox, associate director Lexine Lee, cssociate choreographer Nicola Mac, assistant musical direction by Matthew Jackson, music assistant Tom Crathorne and occupational therapist Jane Titterton.

For more information and tickets, visit sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.


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