MISS SAIGON

Continental first-night performance in the Musical Hall Stuttgart. 
Uwe Kroeger as GI Chris. 
December 1994 till November 1995 - original cast - and April 1999 till July 1999.
 
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MISS SAIGON


A dramatic love story in the confusion of the Vietnam war between the young GI Chris and the Vietnamese girl Kim.

 
Press commentaries 1994:
 

Westfälische Rundschau / 1994-12-03

..... The Westphalian Uwe Kroeger - large, fair-haired, and a full warm voice - plays the soldier Chris. You can feel at once that a man like him will unintentionally break something soft and foreign. .....
 

Bild / 1994-12-03

..... Chris penetrates with his clear passionate way: right in to the bone-marrow. .....
 

Der Bund Bern / 1994-12-05

..... Similarly sensational Uwe Kroeger, the cheered Death interpreter of the Viennese "Elisabeth" production. He succeeds simultaneously to be egocentric and pleasant, considerate and charming, cowardly and attractive as Chris. In addition to this, he sings with exceptional security and expression. .....
 

Berliner Morgenpost /1994-12-05

..... In the international cast Uwe Kroeger stands out strikingly, who recently shone in Vienna in Harry Kupfers "Elisabeth" in the role of the Death. He stands like a rock in the surf, as American GI between two women. .....
 

Neue Zürcher Zeitung / 1994-12-06

..... one can well discover the German actor Uwe Kroeger in the Stuttgart performance, who was in Vienna performances of "Elisabeth" and "Le Misérables", being heralded as a representative of the seriously-taken European musical guard. .....
 

Musicals / February 1995

..... Of course Uwe Kroeger had no problems convincing as Chris with his striking strong voice and acting presence. He offered obviously the best performance. .....
 

Press commentaries 1999:
 

Stuttgarter Zeitung / 1999-04-03

Welcome party with friends - Uwe Kroeger is back 

Uwe Kroeger as GI Chris in the musical "Miss Saigon“ – on Maundy Thursday all was ready: Fans and friends welcomed the starling like a homecomer. .....
..... "He has got better" whispered spectators and some of the baggage train of the Musicalmakers during the long lasting applause. Uwe Kroegers voice sounds "somehow more serene". 

In any case all agreed, that the Musicalstar was in very good form and the show was a pleasure. .....
 

Stuttgarter Nachrichten / 1999-04-03

..... She is revived because her old love has returned. Uwe Kroeger, one of the few Musicalstars in Germany, once again does four years of military service for love, slush and passion after his commitment as GI on the Möhringer stage. .....
..... "He has become much better than at the premiere " thought not only actor Dieter Eppler. The cheered starling of the night has a more powerful voice than ever before, now also strong in the in intermediate tones. A rock-tenor who knows how to drag the ensemble along. What used to be more of a screaming, is now really song. .....
 

Stuttgarter Wochenblatt / 1999-04-08

Comeback of "Chris" in the musical Miss Saigon.

Fans and critic in agreement: Uwe has become even better.

He’s here again. Uwe Kroeger made his premiere as GI Chris on the stage of Miss Saigon, respectively his comeback. Unfortunately for his fans, the big event only went on until July 18th .....
..... The 1800 critics and fans were all in agreement after the show, that Uwe Kroeger has become even better, appropriately the applause went on a long time for the 34-year old. .....