It has been 25 years since the world was first captivated by the wonder of this tragic love story, Miss Saigon. From legendary Oscar, Golden Globe and BAFTA award-winning Broadway producer Cameron Mackintosh, and Les Miserables writers Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boubil, comes Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary – a powerful and deeply moving performance that still captures hearts and leave viewers speechless in awe, years after its original run.
The spectacular, sell out 25th Anniversary Gala Performance of this acclaimed new production of the global stage sensation received four 1989 Laurence Olivier Award nominations when first debuted in London and is a true celebration of theatre’s magic.
Miss Saigon is passionate, profound and heart wrenchingly honest. The epic love story tells the tale of young bargirl Kim (Eva Noblezada, Les Miserables), orphaned by war who falls in love with American GI, Chris (Alistair Brammer, Les Miserables, Any Dream Will Do). Their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon and it’s how they pick up the pieces and learn to live again that is at the heart of this global phenomenon.
Be taken backstage and behind the curtain in the behind-the-scenes 25th anniversary documentary and see how these powerful performances are brought to life. Join Lea Salonga (Les Miserables, Aladdin), Simon Bowman (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables), Jonathan Pryce (Game of Thrones, King Lear) and many of the original 1989 cast members who return for the special finale. Recorded in just one take, this home entertainment experience is a must-see for musical theatre fans.
With records broken at theatre box offices globally, performed in 28 countries and 300 cities in over fifteen different languages with over 40 million fans worldwide, you too can be part of the magic in Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary.
Take a front row seat and enjoy it from the comfort of your own home in this special edition with exclusive bonus content including the ‘behind the scenes’ documentary – The Heat is Back On: The Remaking of Miss Saigon, available to own on DVD and Digital from 16 November 2016.
“The most thrilling, soaring and emotionally stirring musical with magnificent performances” – Daily Telegraph
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