Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Flexible Cast Size
Cast Type: Children
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Chris
A young, vulnerable American GI who falls in love with Kim. He is married to Ellen.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 30
Kim
A strong-willed orphan who has come to Saigon in search of work. She falls in love with Chris.
Gender: female
Age: 15 to 20
The Engineer
A greasy, wheeler-dealer and black market entrepreneur. His dream is to move to America.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Ellen
Chris' American wife who struggles to reconcile the truth of her husband's past.
Gender: female
Age: 20 to 30
John
An American Marine and Chris' best friend.
Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Girls
Mimi, Yvette and Yvonne. Other strippers who appear throughout the show.
Gigi
A hardened Saigon stripper.
Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Thuy
A young Vietnamese man who has been promised to Kim since their days of childhood. He is a soldier who defects to the North.
Gender: male
Age: 20 to 30
Assistant Commissar
An assistant to the Army General.
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Club Owner
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 60
Marine Captain
Gender: male
Age: 30 to 50
Tam
Kim's boy (can be played by a girl)
Ensemble
Embassy Workers, Men, Hustlers, Tourists, Vendors, Vietnamese