The epic love story of our time, Miss Saigon tells the story of the last days of the Vietnam War, 17 year-old Kim is forced to work in a Saigon bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American GI named Chris but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For 3 years Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he's fathered a son.
Miss Saigon has been performed in 32 countries, 369 cities and in 15 different languages. The acclaimed production has won over 70 awards including 2 Olivier Awards, 3 Tony Awards, and 4 Drama Desk Awards and it has now been seen by over 36 million people worldwide.
Miss Saigon is one of the largest productions on tour with a cast of 38, orchestra of 15 and a technical team of 32 who bring the show to life 8 times a week. It will take 16 45-foot trailers to move the production to Sunderland Empire! 100 production and local crew will be involved in putting the show in to Sunderland, working 24 hours a day for 3 days, making Miss Saigon one of the biggest productions ever to be seen on the Empire stage.
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