From the 22nd of January until the 3rd of March the new production of the English original under the direction of the British theater producer Cameron Mackintosh will be performed in the Cologne musical Dome. There is a children’s role in the musical, the Vietnamese boy Tam and cast the crew motivated girls and boys from 6 years from the region Cologne / Dusseldorf / Bonn and surroundings. From now on, parents can sign up to participate in the children’s casting.
The plot of Miss Saigon plays in the last days of the Vietnam War in the last century. An American GI falls in love with the young Vietnamese Kim, but the two lose themselves in the turmoil of the last days of the war. She is pregnant and gives birth to their son. The GI has long since been given a happy new year in the USA. Here they meet again in Bangkok. On September 20, 1989, the piece was premiered in London. In April 1991, then followed the premiere on Broadway in New York. The play has already been shown in 369 cities in 32 countries.
For the guest performance of the successful musical „Miss Saigon“ in Cologne, the only children’s role will be filled with young actors from Cologne / Dusseldorf / Bonn and surroundings. Looking for confident, motivated girls and boys from 6 years with Asian appearance for the role of the Vietnamese boy Tam. The child does not have to be able to sing, dance or act, the organizers say and it may not be larger than 1.22 meters.