Miss Saigon.

West End musical hit Miss Saigon is to begin a UK tour next July, beginning at the Curve Leicester.

Opening at Curve Leicester on 3rd July until 22nd July 2017, the musical will then travel to the Birmingham Hippodrome (26th July – 23rd September 2017), Bord Gaid Energy Theatre in Dublin (4th October – 18th November), Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff (29th November 2017 – 6th January 2018), the Festival Theatre Edinburgh (17th January – 17th February 2018) and Mayflower Theatre in Southampton (21st February – 17th March 2018).

Further dates are also expected to be announced soon.

The UK tour follows a critically acclaimed appearance in the West End, which ran from May 2014 until February this year.


Set in the 1970s during the Vietnam War, Miss Saigon tells the story of a young bar girl named Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with Chris, an American GI. However, their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.

Produced by Cameron Mackintosh, Miss Saigon has music by Claude-Michel Schönberg with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and Alain Boublil, adapted from the original French lyrics by Alain Boublil. The new production is directed by Laurence Connor with musical staging by Bob Avian.

Casting is due to be announced soon.

Miss Saigon has been performed in 28 countries in 15 different languages and has won over 40 awards including two Olivier Awards and three Tony Awards. The musical is said to have been seen by over 35 million people worldwide.

Tickets for the UK tour have yet to be released. Tickets for the opening venue, Curve Leicester are set to be available from the week commencing 17th October.

For more information visit www.miss-saigon.com.

Photo credit: Roy Beusker.