17th April 2015
Jon Jon and Eva to extend for a 2nd year and Chris Peluso, Siobhan Dillon and Natalie Mendoza to join cast!
Cameron Mackintosh is delighted to announce key cast changes for Boublil and Schönberg’s legendary musical “MISS SAIGON” as the show enters its second triumphant year at the Prince Edward Theatre.
From Monday 11 May 2015 Chris Peluso, direct from the Tony award-winning musical “Beautiful”, will star as ‘Chris’; Siobhan Dillon as ‘Ellen’; Natalie Mendoza as ‘Gigi’ and Sangwoong Jo as ‘Thuy’. Continuing in their roles are the Whatsonstage Award winning Jon Jon Briones as ‘The Engineer’ and Eva Noblezada as ‘Kim’ and Hugh Maynard as ‘John’. At certain performances Tanya Manalang continues to play the role of ‘Kim’ and Christian Rey Marbella will be playing the role of ‘The Engineer’.
Chris Peluso is making his West End debut as ‘Chris’ having most recently appeared in “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” on Broadway. His other theatre credits on Broadway and on tour in the US include: “Assassins”,” Lestat”, “Mamma Mia!” and “Wicked”.
Siobhan Dillon rose to fame in the BBC series “How Do You Solve a Problem like Maria?” in 2006. Most recently she appeared as ‘Sally Bowles’ in Rufus Norris’s production of “Cabaret”. Her other theatre credits include: ‘Molly’ in “Ghost The Musical”; ‘Vivienne Kensington’ in “Legally Blonde The Musical” and ‘Sandy’ in “Grease”.
Natalie Mendoza has most recently appeared as ‘Imelda Marcos’ in the critically acclaimed “Here Lies Love” at the National Theatre. She also appeared as ‘Arachne’ in “Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark” on Broadway. Her other theatre credits in her native Australia include “Les Misérables” and “Sweet Charity”. She is well known for her roles as ‘Jackie Clunes’ in BBC One’s “Hotel Babylon” and ‘Juno’ in the films “The Descent” and “The Descent 2”.
Sangwoong Jo is making his West End debut as ‘Thuy’. His theatre credits in his native Korea include: ‘Ichki’ in “Love Letter”; ‘Fiyero’ in “Wicked”; ‘Marius’ in “Les Misérables” and ‘Simba’ in “The Lion King”.
From Monday 11 May the full cast will be: Jon Jon Briones; Michael Carolan; Richard Carson; Natalie Chua; Siobhan Dillon; Callum Evans; Maria Graciano; Nathan Graham; Simon Hardwick; Sangwoong Jo; Kurt Kansley; Sooha Kim; Kittiphun Kittipakapom; Aaron Lee Lambert; David Kar-Hing Lee; Mitch Leow; Ela Lisondra; Michael Macalintal; Tanya Manalang; Christian Rey Marbella; Liam Marcellino; Hugh Maynard; Natalie Mendoza; Kanako Nakano; Thao Therese Nguyen; Eva Noblezada; Saori Oda; Claire Parrish; Kiel Payton; Chris Peluso; Ethan Le Phong; Katherine Picar; Romeo Salazar; Ariel Reonal; Jon Reynolds; Marsha Songcome; Eloisa Amalia Tan; Gavin Tsang; Thao Vilayvong; Amadeus Williams; Gerald Zarcilla and Yuval Zoref.
“MISS SAIGON” is now booking into its 2nd sensational year at the Prince Edward Theatre with tickets available until January 9th, 2016 (Christmas performances on sale soon).