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‘Miss Saigon’ Unveils Dynamic Cast for Manila Tour

Discover the stellar cast of MISS SAIGON in Manila's highly-anticipated international tour! Filipino-Australian talents, local performers, and a promise of Asian excellence converge in this extraordinary production.

The renowned international tour of Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s “Miss Saigon” is set to captivate audiences in Manila before embarking on a journey across Asia. The full casting, announced today, introduces a blend of seasoned and rising stars, promising to deliver a powerful rendition of this beloved musical.

Abigail Adriano (Miss Saigon AU) | Photo by Daniel Boud

Filipino-Australians Take the Lead

The cast is headlined by Filipino-Australians Abigail Adriano, stepping into the iconic role of Kim, and Seann Miley Moore, captivating as the Engineer. Adriano, a 19-year-old talent, follows in the footsteps of renowned performers like Lea Salonga and Eva Noblezada, bringing a fresh perspective to the role. Miley Moore, known for their impactful portrayal, adds depth to the complex character of the Engineer.

Supporting Cast Shines Bright

Abigail Adriano & Nigel Huckle | Photo by Daniel Boud

Joining Adriano and Miley Moore are Nigel Huckle as Chris, Sarah Morrison as Ellen, Lewis Francis as John, and Laurence Mossman as Thuy. Each actor brings unique nuances to their roles, contributing to the rich tapestry of the narrative.

Kiara Dario: From Local Stage to Global Spotlight

Filipina performer Kiara Dario, recognized for her lead role in Repertory Philippines’ “Snow White and the Prince,” joins the “Miss Saigon” company as Gigi. This marks her first foray into international touring, adding a local flair to this global production.

A Production Resonating with Contemporary Significance

Cameron Mackintosh expressed enthusiasm for the cast, noting their ability to capture the essence of “Miss Saigon” and its modern-day relevance. GMG Productions’ CEO Carlos Candal echoed this sentiment, highlighting the excitement of bringing this production to Manila. “This is a cast with incredible energy and heart who totally get the true story of Miss Saigon and its contemporary resonance. I have no doubt it’ll be one of the most unforgettable productions of Miss Saigon we have ever seen.” GMG Productions’ CEO Carlos Candal also commented, “We’re incredibly excited to bring Miss Saigon to Manila and showcase the incredible talents of this diverse and remarkable ensemble. Filipinos will undoubtedly be treated to the exceptional artistry and performances this company of world-class performers can deliver.”


“This show is Asian excellence and this cast is giving Slay-Asian pride!” Miley Moore said. “Miss Saigon is a story that resonates with so many of us and our families so seeing all of us together, ready to tell this story, is really empowering. The spotlight is now on our community, and we are going to own the stage and tell our truth.” Miley Moore has garnered rave reviews for their portrayal of the challenging role of the Engineer.

Empowerment and Pride

Seann Miley Moore | Photo by Daniel Boud

Seann Miley Moore shared their excitement about the cast’s diversity and the story’s resonance. “This show is Asian excellence, and this cast is giving Slay-Asian pride!” they remarked.

42 Talents Ready to Shine

The “Miss Saigon” company comprises 42 performers, including Michael Boyle, Carlo Boumouglbay, Ellie Chan, Shannon Cheong, Celine Cleveland, David Duketis, Natasha Dumlao, Gelina Enriquez, Sara Haruta, Leyton Holmes, Jiho Hwang, Emily Huynh, Mikaila Imaguchi, Patrick Jeremy, Hamish Johnston, Nicholas Kong, Vi Lam, Winchester Lopez, Robbie Mejica, Bailey Nathan-Park, Tetsuya Okubo, Atsushi Okumura, David Ouch, Tony Oxybel, Paloma Renouf, Annabelle Rosewarne, Jack Connor Rowan, Trevor Santos, Louis Stockil, Asmara Soekotjo, Tamsyn Thomas, Brad Veitch, Aday Velasco, Louisa Vilinne, and Sam Ward, each adding their unique talents to the production.

Photo by Daniel Boud

A Team of Visionaries

Directed by Laurence Connor, with musical staging by Bob Avian and additional choreography by Geoffrey Garratt, the production boasts stunning design, lighting, and sound elements, enhancing the overall impact of this timeless story.

Miss Saigon has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and Alain Boublil, adapted from original French lyrics by Alain Boublil, with additional lyrics by MichaelMahler. ThenewproductionisdirectedbyLaurenceConnorwithmusicalstagingby Bob Avian and additional choreography by Geoffrey Garratt. Production design is by Totie Driver and Matt Kinley based on an original concept by Adrian Vaux; costume design by Andreane Neofitou; lighting design by Bruno Poet; projections by Luke Halls; sound design by Mick Potter; and orchestrations by William David Brohn. Music supervision is by Alfonso Casado Trigo and Guy Simpson, with associate choreography by Richard Jones and the Asian tour production is directed by Jean-Pierre Van Der Spuy.

“Miss Saigon” will grace The Theatre at Solaire from March 23 to May 5. Tickets are available exclusively through TicketWorld. For more information and updates, visit www.gmg-productions.com or follow @gmg.productions on social media.

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