Miss Saigon: Musical Info & Synopsis


Parental Warning: Adult Themes/Content

Miss Saigon follows the romance between an American GI named Chris and a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. Their lives become intertwined in the chaos of the Vietnam war and its aftermath, as they face separation, struggle, and sacrifice. Amidst the turbulent times, the musical explores themes of love, loss, and the personal consequences of war.

Creative Team

Music: Claude-Michel Schönberg

Lyrics: Alain Boublil, Richard Maltby, Jr.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1989)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Drama

Setting: 1970s / Vietnam, Thailand, USA (Georgia)


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1989)➝

International Cast (1995)➝

The Definitive Live Recording (2014)➝


1980s, Mega Musical, Popular, Rom-Dram, Sung-Through, War, Weddings

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