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Child stars sought for Miss Saigon

Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of legendary musical Miss Saigon is looking for boys or girls to play the role of Tam when the show runs at Manchester Palace Theatre, from March 21 – May 12.

Tam is small, cute, confident and South East Asian looking. He is not younger than four and not older than six.  Children must live within a commutable distance of Manchester.   

For information on how to apply, email Joanne Hawes on including a small head and shoulders photograph.

 This new production opened in London in May 2014 to record-breaking advance sales and critical acclaim, winning a record breaking nine awards.

The show tells tells the story of a young bar girl, orphaned by war, who falls in love with Chris, an American GI - until their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.

Since its London premiere in 1989, Cameron Mackintosh’s production has become one of the most successful musicals in history and has been performed in 28 countries, 300 cities in 15 different languages, and has won more than 40 awards.

David Upton