Catalogue No: ENCORECD5Boublil and Schönberg's triumphant follow-up to Les Misérables opened at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on Sept 20, 1989.Buy the CD from Amazon:NOT AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL DOWNLOADDisc 1: 1. Overture 2. The Heat Is On In Saigon 3. The Movie In My Mind 4. The Dance 5. Why God Why? 6. This Money's Yours 7. Sun And Moon 8. The Telephone Song 9. The Deal 10. The Ceremony 11. What's This I Find 12. The Last Night Of The World 13. The Morning Of The Dragon 14. I Still Believe 15. This Is The Hour Disc 2: 1. If You Want To Die In Bed 2. Let Me See His Western Nose 3. I'd Give My Life For You 4. Bui-Doi 5. The Revelation 6. What A Waste 7. Please 8. The Fall Of Saigon 9. Room 317 10. Now That I've Seen Her 11. The Confrontation 12. The American Dream 13. The Sacred Bird 14. FinaleMore like this on our® channelStarring Lea Salonga and Jonathan Pryce, Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby, Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, and similarly tells the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover. The setting of the plot is relocated to 1970s Saigon during the Vietnam War, and Madame Butterfly's story of marriage between an American lieutenant and Japanese girl is replaced by a romance between an American GI and a Vietnamese bar girl.The musical premiered at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, in London on 20 September 1989, closing after over four thousand performances, on 30 October 1999. It opened on Broadway at the Broadway Theatre in 1991 and subsequently played in many other cities and embarked on tours.The musical represented Schönberg and Boublil's second major success, following Les Misérables in 1985. As of December 2012, Miss Saigon is still the eleventh longest-running Broadway musical in musical theatre history.
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