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Tuesday, March 22, 2022


Rhumbelow Classics Cinema on The Big Screen programme will host three screenings of Boublil and Schönberg’s Miss Saigon’s 25th Anniversary Performance which was filmed live at the London’s Prince Edward Theatre.

Public Screening licensed through MPLC (Motion Picture Licensing Company).

Screenings will take place at Rhumbelow Theatre in Durban on March 25 at 19h00 and on March 26 at 14h00 and 19h00. Running Time 140 minutes (including interval). Venue opens 90 minutes before show for snacks/drinks.

“Remarkably, the emotional performances of this wonderful cast in close-up seems entirely natural as if they were being shot for the cinema rather than being performed in a 1,700-seat theatre. The clarity of the sound and the sweeping music makes this passionate story even more intensely thrilling and moving on the screen,” Mackintosh said.

The acclaimed new staging of Boublil and Schönberg’s Miss Saigon was one of the most highly-anticipated musical events the West End had seen in recent years.

Smashing box office records and winning numerous awards, it was described by The Daily Telegraph as “the most thrilling, soaring and emotionally stirring musical which speaks afresh to our times” and by The Daily Mail as “the greatest musical of all time.” The famously epic love story tells the tragic tale of young Vietnamese bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with American GI Chris – but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon.

Captured in front of a live audience at the sell-out 25th anniversary performance at London’s Prince Edward Theatre on September 22, 2014, Miss Saigon: The 25th Anniversary Performance gives cinema-goers front row seats to the incredible event which saw more than 20,000 people attempt to book seats within the first five minutes of release. The extraordinarily talented cast includes Jon Jon Briones as The Engineer, Eva Noblezada as Kim, Alistair Brammer as Chris, Hugh Maynard as John, Tamsin Carroll as Ellen and Rachelle Ann Go as Gigi.

Miss Saigon has thrilled thousands since its very first 1991 Broadway run, and this top-notch performance from the 25th anniversary celebration is no exception,” Fathom Events Vice President of Programming Kymberli Frueh said. “Fathom is so proud to bring this amazing production to the big screen for the worldwide premiere so audiences can get a front row experience. It is a flagship program in our effort to bring more Broadway offerings to fans across the U.S. and the world.”

Tickets R100. Booking is essential on email:

Food available at the venue. Bar Available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises) There is limited secure parking.

All seating will be at separate tables and the venue will obviously be seating co-habiting couples and/or family members. covid limit – max 50 %

For more information contact 0824998636 or visit

Strict Covid protocols will be observed. Rhumbelow Theatre is situated at 42 Cunningham Road off Bartle Road in Umbilo, Durban.