Why is he called the Engineer in Miss Saigon?

What is the engineers name in Miss Saigon?

Casts

Character Original West End Cast (1989) West End Revival Cast (2014)
The Engineer Jonathan Pryce Jon Jon Briones
Chris Simon Bowman Alistair Brammer
John Peter Polycarpou Hugh Maynard
Ellen Claire Moore Tamsin Carroll

Who was the best Engineer in Miss Saigon?

Jon Jon Briones as the Engineer in a 1994 German production of Miss Saigon. Saigon begat more Saigon. “It saved me and my family so many times.” When his wife, Megan, was pregnant with their first child, Briones was jobless. “I got a phone call from London saying, ‘Do you want to do it in London?

Who is the villain in Miss Saigon?

Type of Villain

Thuy is one of the two main antagonists from the 1989 musical play Miss Saigon (alongside The Engineer).

Is Jon Jon Briones Filipino?

Ernesto Cloma Briones Jr., known as Jon Jon Briones (born August 7, 1965) is a Filipino-American actor, best known for his work in musical theatre. He was born in Quezon City, Philippines and became a United States citizen in 2010.

Are Thuy and Kim Cousins?

Thuy is a Vietnamese man who is Kim’s cousin and betrothed.

What is the moral lesson of Miss Saigon?

The “Miss Saigon” lessons of how history repeats itself, of love and lives lost during war, will have to wait until Tuesday. “That’s part of my hope in continuing the life of this show and do it to the best of my ability,” Mr.

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What is the spectacle of Miss Saigon?

A tragedy of passion and beauty, Miss Saigon is one of the most stunning theatrical spectacles of all time. Nominated for an incredible number of Olivier, Tony and Drama Desk Awards, Miss Saigon is the second massively successful offering from the creators of Les Misérables, Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil.