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Kwang-Ho Hong completes casting for Miss Saigon

The production opens in May at the Prince Edward Theatre

Korean actor Kwang-Ho Hong will play Thuy in the forthcoming West End return of Miss Saigon, completing casting for the production.

Produced by Cameron Mackintosh, Miss Saigon opens on 3 May 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, marking the 25th anniversary of Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil's Vietnam-set musical.

The production is currently booking until 25 October 2014.

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Kwang-Ho Hong is a solo artist and actor whose theatre credits in Korea include playing The Phantom and Raoul in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera.

In Miss Saigon, he joins the previously announced Jon Jon Briones as The Engineer, Eva Noblezada as Kim, Alistair Brammer as Chris, Tamsin Carroll as Ellen, Hugh Maynard as John and Rachelle Ann Go as Gigi.

The ensemble includes; Julia Abueva, Natalie Chua, Jon-Scott Clark, Jenny Ding, Dale Evans, Callum Francis, Ashley Gilmour, Maria Graciano, Simon Hardwick, Jack Harrison-Cooper, Matthew Jeans, Kurt Kansley, David Kar-Hing Lee, Kittiphun Kittipakapom, Mitch Leow, Ela Lisondra, Carolyn Maitland, Tanya Manalang, Christian Rey Marbella, Kanako Nakano, Thao Therese Nguyen, Saori Oda, Ariel Reonal, Jon Reynolds, Romeo Salazar, Jordan Shaw, Marsha Songcome, Eloisa Amalia Tan, Christian Tanamal, Thao Vilayvong, Amadeus Williams and Gerald Zarcilla.

Miss Saigon is directed by Laurence Connor (Jesus Christ Superstar), with musical staging by Bob Avian, additional choreography by Geoffrey Garratt and production design by Totie Driver and Matt Kinley based on an original concept by Adrian Vaux.

See Also: Our interview with Miss Saigon director Laurence Connor