First Look at Poster for Lea Salonga's 35th Anniversary Concert, 12/6-7
Manila, Philippines, November 5, 2013--Tony winner Lea Salonga, who made her professional theater debut at age seven in Repertory Philippines' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I" in 1978, will celebrate her 35th anniversary in show business via a concert titled "Playlist: A Celebration of 35 Years" at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Plenary Hall from Friday, December 6 to Saturday, December 7.
Salonga's good friend Bobby Garcia will direct the concert; musical director Gerard Salonga will conduct the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra.
Tickets should be available at ticketworld.com.ph.
As of this writing, guest performers have not been announced.
Salonga is a beloved Filipina actress and singer, best known for originating the role of Kim in the acclaimed musical "Miss Saigon" for which she garnered the Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Theatre World awards. She also played the roles of Eponine and Fantine (Broadway and London) in the global musical phenomenon "Les Miserables," which earned rave reviews from audiences and critics.
Furthermore, Salonga recorded the singing voices of Jasmine in Disney's "Aladdin" and the title role in Disney's "Mulan." She was feted as Disney Legend in 2011.