Today’s Press Release announces that Eva Noblezada will star as Kim in Cameron Mackintosh’s West End revival of Miss Saigon.
Hytner, now at the National Theatre, will not be involved in the new production, Laurence Connor will direct this time around.
John Napier’s set is to be replaced by something ‘raw, gritty and intimate’, suggesting the swirling streets of Bangkok and Saigon
Bob Avian’s choreography remains.
The cast also includes Jon Jon Miones as Engineer, Alistair Brammer as Chris, Hugh Maynard as John, and Tamsin Carroll as Ellen (she gets a new number called Maybe, which has been tried out in several overseas productions).
Alistair Brammer made his professional debut as ‘Marius’ in the West End production of Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre having previously performed in a finale production of the show for its 20th birthday celebration. After his appearance in the West End, Alistair was cast as ‘Jean Prouvaire’ in the film Les Miserables, a role which he also portrayed in the 25th Anniversary of the show at the O2 Arena. Alistair can currently be seen as ‘Billy’ in the West End production of War Horse at the New London Theatre.
Rachelle Ann Go will play GiGi, one of the bar girls, who gets to sing Movie In My Mind, one of the show’s most outstanding songs.
2013 NHSMTA Eva Maria Noblezada Solo
Prince Edward Theatre
Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees: Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm
Running Time: 2 Hours 40 Minutes
Age Restrictions: Suitable for ages 12+
Booking From: 5th May 2014
Booking Until: 25th Oct 2014
Content updated 18th April 2014