Lea Salonga News

GLEE's Darren Criss and Violinist Joshua Bell Join AFTER THE STORM to Benefit Typhoon Victims; Concert Set for 6/15 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Grammy Award-winning violinist, Joshua Bell and Glee and Broadway star sensation, Darren Criss join award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, Christine Rocas of Joffrey Ballet, singer Apl.de.ap of Black Eyed Peas and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation's capital for a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. (more...)

Il Divo to Bring 'A MUSICAL AFFAIR' with Lea Salonga to Benedum Center, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces Il Divo, with special guest Lea Salonga, will perform on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at 7:30pm, at the Benedum Center. Following a successful week of concerts in November 2013 at New York City's Marquis Theater, Il Divo, the record-breaking classical crossover group, is bringing IL DIVO A MUSICAL AFFAIR: THE GREATEST SONGS OF BROADWAY LIVE to theaters across the U.S. and Canada as part of their world tour. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present SWEET CHARITY, 5/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Charity Hope Valentine is a dancehall girl who dreams of love and believes the man of her dreams is just around the corner. A great score, including the songs 'Hey Big Spender!' and 'If My Friends Could See Me Now,' incredible dancing - originally choreographed by Broadway legend Bob Fosse - and one of the most memorable heroines of the past sixty years combine to make Sweet Charity a must-see show. Never before produced at PTC, Sweet Charity is a razzle-dazzle closer for the 2013-14 season. (more...)

BWW Interview: Once Before I Go - New York-Bound David Harris Talks Solo Show TIME IS A TRAVELLER
by Jacqueline Bublitz - Apr 21, 2014

David Harris is a boy from Oz. He's a good-looking, easy-going, hard-working country boy. Who just happens to possess a voice that can stop your heart a little. It's a voice that has, over the course of two decades, taken him on a journey from Lycra-wearing, high-school outsider, to charismatic leading man of the Australian musical theatre stage. And now New York is calling ... (more...)

Mayo Center Stages BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Celebrate some of the most memorable musical moments from Broadway, featuring stars of some of Broadway's biggest hit musicals, when Mayo Performing Arts Center presents Broadway Showstoppers! tonight, April 12, 2014 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-49. (more...)

Julie James Hosts STAGE17's FAN FARE Reality Broadway Series; Part Two Airs Today
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

STAGE17, Chairman David Stoller (Executive Chairman of Reach4Entertainment), and President and Executive Producer Ondine Landa Abramson are pleased to present the world premiere of the original reality series Fan Fare which offers backstage scoop, from auditions to closing nights, as casts and creative teams from iconic Broadway shows reunite at the legendary Sardi's with Julie James, host of On Broadway from SiriusXM. STAGE17, a new digital entertainment destination for episodic fiction and reality programming, launched the original series on Sunday, April 6, 2014 and part two airs today, April 11, 2014. (more...)

Lea Salonga, Lou Diamond Phillips & More Set for Concert Benefiting Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in D.C., 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Award-winning Broadway artist Lea Salonga, Hollywood actor Lou Diamond Phillips, tenor Rodell Rosel, ballet dancer Christine Rocas, singer Apl.de.ap and a host of other celebrities will come together in the nation's capital for a benefit concert for victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. (more...)

Richard Jay-Alexander to Receive LGBT Unity Coalition Award Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Richard Jay-Alexander, known for helming concerts for Broadway superstars Barbra Streisand and Kristin Chenoweth among others, will be honored tomorrow, Wednesday, April 9 with a Legends Honor arts award from Unity Coalition, at the LGBT group's annual Leaders, Legends & Lovelies Ball, according to the Miami Herald. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Il Divo and Lea Salonga Perform 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' in Tokyo
by Stage Tube - Apr 07, 2014

Il Divo and Lea Salonga sang 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' from THE LION KING in Tokyo last month as part of their world tour. Check out the performance below! (more...)

Scott Alan's 'Anything Worth Holding On To' EP Gets May 6 Release
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Scott Alan has just announced that he will soon release a digital EP titled 'Anything Worth Holding on To'. The album, which will include songs written and performed by Alan, will be released on May 6. The track listing is as follows: (more...)

Twitter Watch: Salonga Meets SCANDAL- Lea Salonga Poses with Bellamy Young!
by BWW Staff - Apr 03, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Lea Salonga wrote ' Il Divo and yours truly with the badass First Lady from Scandal, bellamyyoung! We all met on gdla today! With the awesome bellamyyoung of #ScandalABC. ' (more...)

Il Divo Serenade Fan Onstage With WEST SIDE STORY Gem 'Somewhere'
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 02, 2014

World renown operatic vocal group Il Divo are currently embarking on a globe-covering new tour, with many dates featuring multi-award-winning theatre superstar Lea Salonga, and a new clip showcasing the affable and vocally gifted performers enacting a special audience participation musical moment is now available to view. (more...)

Jared Martin, Tiffany Viray To Add Young Voices to OPM Concert in Manhattan April 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Filipino-American singers Jared Martin, 21, and Tiffany Viray, 17, are poised to lend their singing flair to the upcoming tribute concert to Original Philippine Music (OPM) composer-lyricist Cecile Azarcon billed as 'An Evening of Original Philippine Music with Cecile Azarcon and Sounds of Manila' at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 Broadway and 95th Street) on Sunday, April 27, at 7 p.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Il Divo and Lea Salonga Perform 'Memory' in Tokyo
by Stage Tube - Apr 01, 2014

Il Divo and Lea Salonga sang 'Memory' from CATS in Tokyo last month as part of their world tour. Check out the performance below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Il Divo and Lea Salonga Perform MUSIC OF THE NIGHT on The Talk
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2014

Il Divo and Lea Salonga made an appearance on The Talk for a special performance of Music of the Night. The song is from the long-running Broadway musical The Phantom of the Opera. Check below to see a video of their performance. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Kate Baldwin, Roslyn Kind & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

This April, May and June at 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

Meet the Cast of West End's MISS SAIGON; Returns May 3, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Miss Saigon, currently booking for performances through to Saturday 25th October 2014, will make its highly anticipated return to the West End on Saturday 3 May 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. Cameron Mackintosh's new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's epic musical has played in 300 cities in 15 different languages, winning awards around the world since the sensational record-breaking run at London's Theatre Royal Drury Lane 25 years ago. This epic love story tells the tragic tale of young bar girl Kim, orphaned by war, who falls in love with an American GI Chris--but their lives are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. Meet the full company below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Telly Leung Sings WICKED & More at LA's Rockwell
by Stage Tube - Mar 25, 2014

Los Angeles's exciting live, music performance space Rockwell: Table & Stage just welcomed Broadway & TV's Telly Leung (Broadway's GODSPELL, GLEE, RENT, WICKED) performing an electrifying evening of songs and personal anecdotes. Special guest performers at the one-night only show included Broadway & Television's Kate Reinders (ABC's WORK IT, Lifetime's SHERRI, WICKED). Below, check out clips of 'For Good', as performed with Reinders, and 'Say Something/Unconditionally', as performed with Curt Mega and Dominic Barnes. (more...)

From Dastardly to Demure, Resolute to Revolutionary, BWW Profiles LES MISERABLES' Standout Roles
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 23, 2014

In honor of Les Miserables' opening tonight, BroadwayWord brings you the actors who've taken on the many complex and vocally challenging roles of Victor Hugo's world, from the unscrupulous Thenardiers to innocent Cosette, or principled Javert against the compassionate and strong-willed Jean Valjean. From Fantine and Eponine, unfortunate in life and romance, to Enjolras and Marius, the fiery young leaders of the French Revolution. (more...)

Lea Salonga to Join Il Divo for UK Tour this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

After wrapping up the Asia leg of their tour, Il Divo will welcome Salonga back into the fold this fall, when they launch their UK tour on October 18, it was announced today. (more...)

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