Tag Archives: Miss Saigon 2014
Top 10 Philippine Female Theater Performers

Top 10 Philippine Female Theater Performers

As promised, we have assembled the list for today’s top 10 Philippine female performers. Statistics from Facebook and Twitter are used as barometers for ranking them from 10 to 1. 10. Aiza Seguerra – 152K Twitter followers; 8061 Facebook likes Previous Works: The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Katy The Musical, Aladdin Claim to Fame: Rock […]

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Miss Saigon: Lyrics for “Sun and Moon”

Miss Saigon: Lyrics for “Sun and Moon”

“Sun and Moon” is such a romantic song that it makes you forget that Miss Saigon is basically a love story between a neophyte prostitute and the the customer who popped her cherry. Bad things are bound to happen but songs like this make you hope for the best. It might be the biggest reason […]

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Miss Saigon: Synopsis

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 […]

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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 […]

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