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MISS SAIGON London Revival Audition Requirements Released

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by Oliver Oliveros, BroadwayWorld.com

Register for the Manila auditions from Saturday, November 17 to Sunday, November 18. 

London auditions will be scheduled as well. 

New York, October 22, 2012 — Cameron Mackintosh has set his eyes on opening the revival production of “Miss Saigon” in London’s West End next year. “Miss Saigon,” which is two years shy of its 25th anniversary, is Mackintosh’s third most successful musical theater venture after Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera,” and Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil’s “Les Miserables.”

Mackintosh’s creative team for the 2013 West End revival of “Miss Saigon,” which includes executive producer Trevor Jackson, director Laurence Connor, musical supervisor Stephen Brooker, choreographer Geoffrey Garrett, and Mackintosh’s Philippine representative Dong Alegre, is looking for three “Kims” and at least seven Asian ensemble performers (male and female) at the auditions that will be held in Manila on Monday, November 19 t…

Breaking News: West End Revival of MISS SAIGON to Hold Auditions in Manila, 11/19-22

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By Oliver Oliveros, BroadwayWorld.com

Cameron Mackintosh and Dong Alegre, the representative of Mackintosh in the Philippines, will hold the Manila auditions for the West End revival of one of Mackintosh's late ‘80s mega musicals, “Miss Saigon,” at Philippine Opera Company's brand-new headquarters, the Opera Haus (3657 Bautista St., Makati City), on Monday, November 19 until Thursday, November 22.

 “’Miss Saigon’s’ executive producer, director, choreographer, and musical director will be flying in from London to hold auditions for the restaging of the hit musical, which paved the way for Filipino talents such as Lea Salonga, Monique Wilson, and Isay Alvarez, among others to shine on the world stage,” said Alegre.

“They will be holding auditions for the role of Kim [a 17-year-old Vietnamese bar girl, originally played by Salonga and Wilson in London]. They are also looking for ensemble cast members,” added Alegre. 

“Miss Saigon,” a sung-through musical, features music by “Les…