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Miss Saigon – Festival Theatre Edinburgh

Book & Lyrics: Alain Boublil Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg Director: Laurence Connor Reviewer: Dominic Corr Before the likes of Wicked or The Lion King, Miss Saigon stood as one of the West End’s epic musicals.  Heavily influenced by Madame Butterfly and with the legendary creative team of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, it’s no wonder many adore this musical. In many ways ...

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Miss Saigon – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Book & lyrics: Alain Boublil Music: Claude-Michel Schonberg Additional Lyrics: Richard Maltby Jnr. & Michael Mahler Director: Laurence Connor Reviewer: Beth Steer Pitted as the ‘epic love story of our time’, Miss Saigon is an absolute smash hit. In Cameron Mackintosh’s new version of the Schonberg and Boublil classic, the dark history of America’s involvement in the Vietnam war is ...

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Miss Saigon – Curve, Leicester

Book and Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg Lyrics: Richard Maltby Jr and Alain Boublil with additional lyrics by Michael Mahler Director: Laurence Connor Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Everything about this touring production of Miss Saigon is big. The cast is big – nearly forty cast members are named in the programme – the orchestra is big – 15 credited musicians -  the sets and ...

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CD REVIEW: Miss Saigon – The Definitive Live Recording

Book/Lyrics: Alain Boublil Concept/Book/Music: Claude-Michel Schonberg Reviewer: Lucy Thackray Since May of this year, London has been abuzz with a solidly successful revival of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg’s 1989 hit Miss Saigon. Starring fresh-from-high-school American actress Eva Noblezada as Kim and West End darling Alastair Brammer as GI love interest Chris, this fresh, international cast can now be heard ...

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NEWS: Miss Saigon Gala Performance Announced

Following its triumphant return to the West End, Cameron Mackintosh has announced a Gala Performance of Miss Saigon to celebrate its 25th birthday. The performance on Monday 22 September will feature the cast of the new production joined onstage by members of the original company in a special finale. All tickets for this Gala Performance will be at the original ...

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Miss Saigon School Edition – Paradise in Augustine’s, Edinburgh

Writers: Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg Lyrics: Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. Director: Adrian Connell Reviewer: Callum Stott So, what did the 80s give us? The Rubik’s Cube, Madonna, Wham and also a bucket load of the best musicals to ever grace the stage and Miss Saigon, is no exception. Based on Puccini’s, Madame Butterfly and ...

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WHATS HOT – Week beginning Monday 12th May 2014

Miss Saigon – Prince Edward Theatre, London The heat is back on in London’s West End as the newly announced British billionaire Sir Cameron Mackintosh lands his 25th anniversary production of Boubil and Schonberg’s Miss Saigon. Based on Puccini’s Madame Butterfly this tragic and epic musical re-envisions Puccini’s opera during the Vietnam War. Directed by Laurence Connor – the same ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part III

And as we come to our final part of our 2014 preview of shows in and around the UK and Ireland we ask our regional editors in the North West, London, and along the South Coast what productions are getting them excited over the course of the year. Do you agree? What are you most looking forward to? Share your ...

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