Video by DCPA Video Producer David Lenk and John Moore. Anthem footage provided by the Denver Broncos.
Arapahoe High School graduate fulfills lifelong dream at Mile High Stadium
Littleton native Matthew Dailey, a cast member in the national touring production of Miss Saigon, sang the National Anthem before the Denver Broncos’ game against the San Francisco 49ers on August 19 at Mile High Stadium. He was accompanied by family, friends and fellow cast member Rae Leigh Case of Arvada. Dailey, a graduate of Arapahoe High School, last visited Denver in the Arvada Center’s 2018 production of A Chorus Line and the 2016 national touring production of Jersey Boys. Miss Saigon comes to the Buell Theatre from September 10-22. “We can’t wait to bring this amazing show back to our hometown,” Dailey said. For ticket information, call 303-894-4100 or go to denvercenter.org.
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Miss Saigon in Denver: Ticket information
This is the story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim who is orphaned by war and forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris, but they are torn apart by the fall of Sài Gòn. For three years, Kim goes on an epic journey of survival to find her way back to Chris, who has no idea he’s fathered a son. Featuring stunning spectacle and a sensational cast of 42 performing the soaring score, including Broadway hits like “The Heat is On in Saigon,” “The Movie in My Mind,” “Last Night of the World” and “American Dream,” this is a theatrical event you will never forget.
- Writers: Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil and Richard Maltby Jr. It is based on Giacomo Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly
- Director: Laurence Connor
- When: September 10-22
- Where: Buell Theatre
- Age advisory: Miss Saigon contains some scenes and language that might not be suitable for younger audience members, including scenes of a sexual nature.
- Tickets: Available by calling 303-893-4100, in person in the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex at 14th and Curtis streets or, online by clicking here: