Basics Junior Theatre to perform ‘Miss Saigon’

Tickets are selling fast for the latest Basics Junior Theatre School production, “Miss Saigon”, to be performed at Pendle Hippodrome Theatre next month

Set in 1975, during the final days of the American occupation of Saigon, “Miss Saigon” is an epic love story about the relationship between an American GI and a young Vietnamese woman.

LEADING LADY: Georgia Salkeld performing a lead role in Basic Junior Theatre's production of "Miss Saignon". (S)

LEADING LADY: Georgia Salkeld performing a lead role in Basic Junior Theatre's production of "Miss Saignon". (S)

Orphaned by war, 17-year-old Kim is forced to work as a bar girl in a sleazy Saigon night club owned by a notorious wheeler-dealer known as The Engineer. John, an American GI, buys his friend Chris the services of Kim for the night. That night will change their lives forever.

Since its London premiere in 1989, Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Alain Boulil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s epic musical “Miss Saigon” has become one of the most successful musicals in history and the greatest success ever to play the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

As well as record breaking London and Broadway runs, “Miss Saigon” has been performed in 28 countries, over 300 cities in 15 different languages, has won over 40 awards including two Olivier Awards, three Tony Awards, and four Drama Desk Awards and been seen by over 35 million people worldwide.

So far, more than 700 tickets have been sold for the Burnley group’s production which runs from Tuesday, December 3rd, to Saturday, December 7th. Performances are nightly at 7-30pm at Pendle Hippodrome Theatre.

Tickerts for the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening performances are all seats £10 (no concessions) and Friday and Saturday performances are £12 (no concessions).