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Miss Saigon

Based on Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly, the musical Miss Saigon tells the tale of a tragic romance between a Vietnamese bargirl and her American lover, a U.S. GI who abandons her. The setting of the plot is in 1970s Saigon during the Vietnam War. Premiering in 1999, Miss Saigon is Broadway’s thirteenth long-running show, and a favorite and classic for theater fans.