Emily Bautista will star as Kim in the upcoming North American tour of Miss Saigon, which will kick off September 21 in Providence, Rhode Island, before playing stops in San Francisco, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Dallas, and more.
Joining Bautista in the touring cast are Red Concepción as the Engineer, Anthony Festa as Chris, Stacie Bono as Ellen, J. Daughtry as John, Jinwoo Jung as Thuy, and Christine Bunuan as Gigi. Myra Molloy is the Kim alternate.
The company is completed by Alexander Aguilar, Erick Arenas, Eric Badiqué, Eymard Cabling, Joven Calloway, Kai An Chee, Max Ehrlich, Julie Eicher, Matthew Dailey, Noah Gouldsmith, Adam Kaokept, Madoka Koguchi, Nancy Lam, Brian Shimasaki Liebson, Jonelle Margallo, Jackie Nguyen, Matthew Overberg, Emilio Ramos, Adam Roberts, Michael Russell, Paul Schwensen, Julius Sermonia, Emily Stillings, Tiffany Toh, Nicholas Walters, Michael Wordly, and Anna-Lee Wright.
Casting for the role of Tam has not been announced.
The new tour of Miss Saigonis based on the recent Broadway revival, which returned to New York in March 2016 for a year-long run at its original home, The Broadway Theatre.
Miss Saigon is directed by Laurence Connor, with musical staging by Bob Avian and additional choreography by Geoffrey Garratt.
Miss Saigon has music by Schönberg with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and Boublil, adapted from original French lyrics by Boublil, with additional lyrics by Michael Mahler.
Production design is by Totie Driver and Matt Kinley, based on an original concept by Adrian Vaux; costume design is by Andreane Neofitou; lighting design is by Bruno Poet; sound design is by Mick Potter; orchestrations are by William David Brohn. Music supervision is by Stephen Brooker and James Moore, with casting by Merri Sugarman for Tara Rubin Casting.