Miss Saigon closing!

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Miss Saigon closing!

Post by paulears » Fri Jun 26, 2015 11:22 am

A bit sad that Aladdin is pushing this one out, but rumour suggests it's just not doing the business - which is a shame.

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Re: Miss Saigon closing!

Post by Welsh Mum » Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:19 pm

I saw it a while ago and was blown away by it. I knew the songs but had never seen it before, it was a fantastic show, what a shame it is finishing. There are other shows that seem to go on and in forever !
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Re: Miss Saigon closing!

Post by Katymac » Fri Jun 26, 2015 9:19 pm

Tell them to come & do it here :shock: :idea:

Loads of people would come & see it!!

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Re: Miss Saigon closing!

Post by paulears » Sat Jun 27, 2015 12:31 pm

Considering it had the record for length of run first time around, it does seem odd. Maybe the nostalgia element generated the first bookings, and then it fell back to 'new' audience, who just didn't get Vietnam as anything other than a musical about a war? Is twenty odd years a whole new generation of audience, and it's too far? Turned into a history musical? Could be I suppose - maybe it's just got that hook to memory the old one did? All my friends who have seen it say it was very good, so odd it is closing.

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Re: Miss Saigon closing!

Post by CatKat_0 » Sat Jun 27, 2015 2:15 pm

Sounded like it was going to transfer to broadway but waiting for a theatre? 2 years is a long time for a revival. Not sure what to make of Aladdin though, glad to see something new coming to town.

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Re: Miss Saigon closing!

Post by riverdancefan » Sat Jun 27, 2015 6:20 pm

Camack said on R2 this morning it is extending and transferring - not closing and he will announce soon which theatre and for how long.
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Re: Miss Saigon closing!

Post by paulears » Sun Jun 28, 2015 1:32 pm

That's good - I thought a transfer to Broadway was the plan, so keeping it seems nice, if he can make it pay?

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