8th June 2015
‘THE HEAT IS BACK ON’ A NEW DVD THAT FEATURES BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE OF THE NEW PRODUCTION OF MISS SAIGON WILL BE RELEASED ON 6 JULY.
With footage never seen before, this 65 minute documentary features the extraordinary 2014 company drawn from 18 countries, including Jon Jon Briones as ‘The Engineer’, Eva Noblezada as ‘Kim’, Alistair Brammer as ‘Chris’, Tamsin Carroll as ‘Ellen’, Kwang-Ho Hong as ‘Thuy’, Hugh Maynard as ‘John’ and Rachelle Ann Go as ‘Gigi’. The DVD goes on general sale on Monday 6 July and is released by Universal Pictures.
From the process of casting 40 actors from 18 different countries, to the reinvention of the staging, including the famous helicopter scene, The Heat is Back On takes us on a journey through rehearsals right up to the star-studded opening night. Featuring interviews with legendary producer Cameron Mackintosh, authors Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg and many of the cast and creative team, this documentary is one of the most revealing documentaries ever into how a major musical production comes to life.