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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...

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iluvtheatertrash
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 05:13pm
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NewSynchopation
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joined:12/31/13
Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 05:20pm
As much as I would like this, there is no "eyeing" involved. They are coming to Broadway.
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LizzieCurry
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 05:21pm
Bleh.
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BobbyBubbi
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 05:26pm
Yay, helicopter porn.
TheatreKid3
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 05:26pm
I'd say the Broadway Theatre will be open by the time this hits, so that place would be a no-brainer. Cam Mack is getting lucky with timing and theatre openings.
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Sutton Ross
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 05:34pm
Ugh
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Jonwo
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 05:36pm
I'd say either the Broadway or The Winter Garden, I imagine late 2015 or early 2016 would be ideal.
evic
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 05:54pm
This time I bet they hire an authentic Asian for The Engineer and have a helicopter that creates wind. I detested this show...the most deadly first hour ever. It ran for years to my amazement. But maybe with new direction and choreography, it improved.
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RW3
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 06:05pm
YESSSS!!!!!!
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haterobics
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 06:07pm
I believe the terminology for "authentic Asian" is actually just Asian.

Although, to be fair, the Engineer is supposedly Eurasian (French-Vietnamese), not that they would try to argue that point again.
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justincharacter
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 06:10pm
@evic It was discussed over on the West End board that now, the helicopter does give off wind into the audience. Someone also pointed out that it smells like marijuana during "The Heat is On in Saigon..." and "American Dream".
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 06:24pm
I'm excited! I love the show.
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CATSNYrevival
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 10:28pm
He won't put Miss Saigon in the Winter Garden. Clearly he's trying to recreate his Broadway monopoly of the 90s and he'll be bringing Cats back to the Winter Garden in 2016.
That's right! Underscore mother-fu@#ers!
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RW3
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 10:52pm
It could also go into the Marquis, unless The Bodyguard is still coming and has that theater.
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mjohnson2
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 11:00pm
Any word on when the (much needed) renovations for the Marquee will be done?
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LizzieCurry
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/14/14 at 11:04pm
Where's the new show that will employ the current generation of Asian American talent for the next several years? Why this again?
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/15/14 at 05:50am
It could also go into the Marquis, unless The Bodyguard is still coming and has that theater.

It would be a Shubert house, Cameroon Mackintosh and the Shuberts have the strongest plutonic civil partnerships on Broadway, wouldn't surprise me if a theatre has already been lined up, Cameron Mackintosh has first pick from the Shubert portfolio.
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devonian.t
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/15/14 at 06:11am
I love the idea of "Cameroon" having a relationship on Pluto.
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RW3
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/15/14 at 08:42am
I really do hope Eva comes with the show. Apparently, her performance is breathtaking.
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Luscious
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/15/14 at 10:19am
Love this show and very much looking forward to its return!
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LizzieCurry
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/15/14 at 10:30am
Jovie: Ah yes. I meant to mention that. :)
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Jonwo
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/15/14 at 11:19am
I think Eva would be a dead cert to come with the show on Broadway, I imagine Jon Jon Briones will as well.

Updated On: 5/15/14 at 11:19 AM
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someone.else's.story2
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/15/14 at 11:22am
Very excited to hear this!
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ErikJ972
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/16/14 at 10:05am
" Someone also pointed out that it smells like marijuana during "The Heat is On in Saigon..." and "American Dream".

That's cool. A contact high would help me get through the first act.
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bwayphreak234
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Miss Saigon eyeing Broadway...
Posted: 5/16/14 at 10:22am
The show has already recouped on the West End...

"Miss Saigon has already recouped its investment through advance ticket sales and it doesn’t even open until next week."


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