Miss Saigon (1991) Summary

  • Miss Saigon (1991) is 2 hours and 40 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Began: March 23, 1991
  • Opens April 11, 1991
  • Show Closed: January 28, 2001

Miss Saigon tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover during the Vietnam War.

Miss Saigon (1991) on Broadway Background

Miss Saigon is written and composed by the same team as Les Misérables, with lyrics by Alain Boublil and music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, and Richard Maltby, Jr., and a book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg. The show came to New York after an acclaimed run in London's West End. Miss Saigon is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly

What’s Miss Saigon (1991) Like?

Miss Saigon first premiered on Broadway in 1991, earning a Tony Award for its breakout star Lea Salonga, and running for 10 years and becoming Broadway’s 13th longest running show to date.

Is Miss Saigon (1991) Good for Kids?

The show is most appropriate for those over the age of 10. Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Theatre Information

Broadway Theatre

1681 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 1,761
Entrance: 53rd Street Between Broadway and 8th Avenue
Theatre Information

Broadway Theatre Seating Chart

Miss Saigon (1991) Marquee

Miss Saigon marquee at the Broadway Theatre in NYC

Cast Members

The Engineer
Jonathan Pryce
Kim
Lea Salonga
Chris
Willy Falk
John
Hinton Battle

Producers

Cameron Mackintosh Inc.

Production Credits

Book & Music
Claude-Michel Schonberg
Book & Lyriccs
Alain Boublil
Lyricist
Richard Maltby Jr
Director
Nicholas Hytner
Set Design
John Napier
Costume Design
Andreane Neofitou
Costume Design
Suzy Bezinger
Sound
Andrew Bruce
Orchestrations
William David Brohn

Creative Team

General Manager
Alan Wasser Associates
Company Manager
Martin Cohen
Casting Director
Johnson-Liff & Zerman
Advertising Representative
Serino Coyne
Marketing
HHC Marketing
Press Agent
The Fred Nathan Company
Production Stage Manager
Frederic Hanson
Executive Producer
Mitchell Lemsky