Sheffield Theatres has announced that A new production of Miss Saigon running in 2023. The revived show will be playing at the Crucible Theatre from Saturday 8 July 2023 to Saturday 12 August 2023.
Miss Saigon, which is set during the Vietnam War and follows a tragic love story, will have artistic Director Robert Hastie and RTYDS Associate Artistic Director Anthony Lau as co-directors, with design by Ben Stones and lighting by Jessica Hung Han Yun.
Joanna Ampil, who has previously played Kim in the London, Sydney, UK touring and 10th anniversary productions of Miss Saigon, will be cast as The Engineer. Further casting and creative team will be announced in due course.
Hastie said today: “As we reach the culmination of our 50th anniversary year we are proud to announce new productions that continue our quest to give Sheffield audiences thrilling experiences they can only get in the theatre. A new production of Miss Saigon – the first in the UK to be given permission to explore new approaches to staging and casting since the original 1989 production – will light up the Crucible in Summer 2023. Anthony and I are thrilled to be co-directing Boublil and Schönberg’s iconic show, and could not be more excited to be welcoming Joanna Ampil to Sheffield to play The Engineer.
Tickets for Miss Saigon go on general sale at 10am on Saturday 1 October 2022. You can book tickets here!