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Favorite portrayal of each character! 
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Dear "Miss Saigon" Fans,

Which portrayal of each "Miss Saigon" character is your favorite?

Seeing as how I've never seen the production live, the following is my incomplete list....so far:

Kim: I really like Joanna Ampil's voice, but, in my opinion, Jennifer Paz just seems like the sweetest Kim; she just seems so sweet and sympathetic (I watched the National Tour production on YouTube) In some ways, though, I can't always make up my mind, because Ampil's performance is super cool. Jennifer Paz' Kim is somewhat fascinating, though, in that she really seems to have a truly sweet sense of love for Tam (?)

Engineer: I think that I'll always prefer Kevin Gray's Engineer! I think that Jonathan Pryce is slightly overrated, and that Kevin Gray perfectly nails the Engineer's blend of sleaziness, eroticism, and beyond-survivalist greed.

I'll have to keep listening to the different actors who portrayed the other characters in order to choose my favorites.

Thanks in advance for your replies.
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