Filipina plays Gigi in ‘Saigon’

By on April 23, 2015

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MANILA — Natalie Mendoza, a Filipina “Saigon” veteran is replacing Rachel Ann Go as Gigi in the West End company of “Miss Saigon.”

Natalie has performed in the Sydney production. She played in Broadway’s “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.”

She recently played as Imelda Marcos in “Here Lies Love” at the National Theatre.

She will be replacing Go who was earlier named as one of the ‘hottest women’ in the West End company.

Go joined the company in the 25th anniversary remake of “Miss Saigon.”