Miss Saigon: Synopsis

“Miss Saigon” was probably one of the earliest “rude awakenings” I have ever had when it comes to musicals. I learned of the story first from the protesters then who vilified this musical as a production that glorified prostitution. Generalizations come and go but still, speaking against such productions will never be a guarantee that it will go away. If

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Miss Saigon: Character Descriptions

Miss Saigon: Character Descriptions

I first learned about Miss Saigon as a kid after it was reported that Lea Salonga was chosen to play the title role. I did not realize the impact of the story until some years later when Miss Saigon was finally staged in Manila. There was a media backlash regarding “the glorification of prostitution” in musicals. But that was minor

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