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April 2, 2023
Music by Claude Michel- Schonberg
Lyrics by Alan Boubill
Director/Choreographer: Greg Zane
Music Director: Eddy Robinson
Producer: Wally Jones
In-Person Auditions will be held on April 2, beginning at 10am with callbacks the same day. Please prepare a 32-bar cut of a song in the style of the show.
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Rehearsals begin May 22, 2023. Performances are June 3-11, 2023 at Casa Mañana Theatre. Please note that Casa Mañana holds rehearsals during daytime hours.
Casa Mañana and Actors’ Equity Association encourage performers of all ethnicities, gender identities and/or expressions, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Equity and Non-Equity contracts available.
All characters are strong actors and singers of all genders, ethnicities, ages and types.
Christopher Scott: Male, Age 20-30, A young American G.I. sergeant about to leave Saigon to return to America who unexpectedly falls in love with Kim. He is married to Ellen and is a tormented soul. Vocal range top: B4, Vocal range bottom: C3.
Kim: Female, Age 17-23, A young and naive, but strong-willed Vietnamese girl who becomes Chris’ lover. She is an orphan and has been forced to work at a local club. Vocal range top: D5, Vocal range bottom: E3.
The Engineer: Male, Age 35-45, The owner of the “Dreamland” club. He is half-Vietnamese and half- French. Sleazy and ruthless. Vocal range top: Ab4, Vocal range bottom: Bb2.
John Thomas: Male, Age 25-35, Chris’ best friend and an American G.I. who later becomes an activist. Vocal range top: B4, Vocal range bottom: Ab2.
Gigi Van Tranh: Female, Age 30-40, A hardened, disillusioned Saigon stripper who was initially voted “Miss Saigon.” She dreams of a better life in America. Vocal range top: C2, Vocal range bottom: E5.
Thuy: Male, Age 25-35, A Vietnamese military leader with the Communist government, Kim has been promised to him as his betrothed. An imposing figure who is aggressive, unpredictable, and intensely anti-American. Vocal range top: Bb4, Vocal range bottom: Db3.
Ellen Scott: Female, Age 20-30, Chris’ sensible American wife, who struggles to connect with her husband and find the truth. Vocal range top: E5, Vocal range bottom: F3.
Tam; Age 4-6, Kim and Chris’ Eurasian son. Can be played by a girl, if necessary.
Ensemble: Any gender, Ages 20-45, Club Girls; Hustlers; Marines; Tourists; Soldiers; Vendors.