Lea Salonga News

Date of Birth: February 22, 1971 (45)
Birth Place: Manila, PHILIPPINES
Gender: Female
Adrienne Haan to Bring 'BETWEEN FIRE AND ICE' to Feinstein's/54 BelowAdrienne Haan to Bring 'BETWEEN FIRE AND ICE' to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

International chanteuse Adrienne Haan performs Between Fire and Ice - A diabolical Weimar Berlin Cabaret at Feinstein's 54 Below on Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00pm. (more...)

ALLEGIANCE, Starring George Takei, Gets Encore Screening Across CanadaALLEGIANCE, Starring George Takei, Gets Encore Screening Across Canada
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

After a hugely successful North-American premiere, Cineplex Events brings George Takei's ("Star Trek," "Heroes") Broadway musical Allegiance back to Canadian theatres for an encore on Sunday, February 19 at 6:30p.m. local time. This date is the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, known as the Day of Remembrance, which marked the beginning of the forced relocation and internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans during WWII. (more...)

Luke Frazier and The American Pops Return with THIRD THURSDAYS TomorrowLuke Frazier and The American Pops Return with THIRD THURSDAYS Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, January 19 at 12:15 PM. (more...)

ALLEGIANCE Returns to U.S. Cinemas For One More Day!ALLEGIANCE Returns to U.S. Cinemas For One More Day!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

After an unprecedented cinematic premiere resulting in the highest-grossing one-night Broadway musical event to date for Fathom Events, George Takei's ("Star Trek," "Heroes") Broadway musical Allegiance returns to cinemas nationwide for an encore on Sunday, February 19 at 12:55 p.m. local time. (more...)

Lynne Shankel to Release Double Album BARE NAKED Featuring Original Songs Including Music from BARE: THE MUSICALLynne Shankel to Release Double Album BARE NAKED Featuring Original Songs Including Music from BARE: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

On January 24, 2017 composer and orchestrator, Lynne Shankel will release her debut album as a songwriter, BARE NAKED which will feature 21 of her original songs including songs she wrote with lyricist Jon Hartmere for bare: The Musical, which played at New World Stages in 2012. (more...)

Broadway Orchestrator Lynne Shankel's Debut Album 'Bare Naked' to Be Released 1/24Broadway Orchestrator Lynne Shankel's Debut Album 'Bare Naked' to Be Released 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Award-winning orchestrator and arranger Lynne Shankel has announced that her debut album, 'Bare Naked' will be released on the Yellow Sound Label on Tuesday January 24th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Dick LatessaPhoto Flash: Remembering Dick Latessa
by Walter McBride - Dec 23, 2016

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Fran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' ConcertFran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Fran Drescher - the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress and noted Barbra Streisand fan - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra present Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Previews: MISS SAIGON: 25th ANNIVERSARY In Cinemas For One Night Only Next MondayBWW Previews: MISS SAIGON: 25th ANNIVERSARY In Cinemas For One Night Only Next Monday
by Claudio Erlichman - Dec 20, 2016

A filmed production of the musical Miss Saigon for its 25th anniversary, performed live at London's Prince Edward Theatre in London's West-End will have a one night only exhibition on November 21st, in Cinemark and Cinepolis' cinemas, including the 2hr 20minute production and a bonus 35 minute '25th Anniversary Gala' which included stars of the original cast, Johnathan Pryce, Lea Salonga and Simon Bowman. (more...)

Arts Centre Melbourne Presents Lea Salonga in ConcertArts Centre Melbourne Presents Lea Salonga in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Lea Salonga brings her sterling voice to Melbourne this year as she will appear in concert at Arts Centre Melbourne, presented by Michael Cassel Group and Sydney Symphony Orchestra. (more...)

BWW Review: RWM Presents ANNIE; Show Closes 12/11BWW Review: RWM Presents ANNIE; Show Closes 12/11
by Jared Echevarria - Dec 4, 2016

The plucky red-haired girl that conquered our hearts so many times over has finally returned to town as Resorts World Manila's (RWM) production of Martin Charnin and Charles Strouse's ANNIE continues to play the Newport Performing Arts Theatre until December 11. (more...)

Laura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez and More to Celebrate '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with the American PopsLaura Osnes, Lindsay Mendez and More to Celebrate '75 YEARS OF STREISAND' with the American Pops
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their all-star 2016-2017 season with Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium (730 21st Street NW, Washington, DC). (more...)

BWW Review: International Premiere of FUN HOME, Starring Lea Salonga, Eric KunzeBWW Review: International Premiere of FUN HOME, Starring Lea Salonga, Eric Kunze
by Vince Vicentuan - Nov 16, 2016

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's (ATEG) Manila production of the 2015 Tony© Best Musical FUN HOME opens and unravels with no fanfare: a minimalist set, a meager ensemble of ten actors, musical numbers that do not play to spectacular choreography and exploding lights, and a venue so small the performers and spectators are actually within an awkward spitting distance. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra to Continue 'Third Thursdays' with LIVE! AT 10TH AND GAmerican Pops Orchestra to Continue 'Third Thursdays' with LIVE! AT 10TH AND G
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will continue their lunchtime concert series "THIRD THURSDAYS" to highlight the unique musical personalities and special talents of the members of their acclaimed ensemble at Live! at 10th and G (First Congregational, UCC Washington - 945 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001) - this Thursday, November 17 at 12:15 PM.  (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Jose Llana on His KING AND I Tour and Why He Believes Hope Trumps HateBWW Exclusive: Jose Llana on His KING AND I Tour and Why He Believes Hope Trumps Hate
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

When Jose Llana was 19, 'Something Wonderful' happened: The Filipino-American actor made his Broadway bow as Lun Tha, the mellow young lover, in Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's 'The King and I.' Lou Diamond Phillips played the titanic and titular ruler of Siam in that 1996 Tony-winning revival. Now, two decades later, Llana has followed in Phillips' footsteps as the new King of Broadway, with his glorious voice and regal bearing. What's more, he is taking the 2015 Tony-winning revival across America. (more...)

BWW Review: MISS SAIGON 25th-Anniversary Performance Captured Live on FilmBWW Review: MISS SAIGON 25th-Anniversary Performance Captured Live on Film
by Jude Buot - Nov 11, 2016

15 years after it closed on Broadway and after the box-office success of the recent West End revival, MISS SAIGON is finally making a comeback early next year. Producer Cameron Mackintosh is bringing back this legendary musical to the Great White Way together with an exciting new cast led by Jon Jon Briones (The Engineer), Alistair Brammer (Chris), Rachelle Ann Go (Gigi), Devin Ilaw (Thuy), Katie Rose Clarke (Ellen), Nicholas Christopher (John), and Eva Noblezada (Kim). (more...)

Photo Coverage: MISS SAIGON 25th-Anniversary Performance in Cinemas Premieres in ManilaPhoto Coverage: MISS SAIGON 25th-Anniversary Performance in Cinemas Premieres in Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 11, 2016

Prior to its limited release at select SM Cinemas across the Philippines this weekend, MISS SAIGON 25th-anniversary performance in cinemas had a special advance screening at the Director's Club Cinema, S Maison-Mall of Asia last Wednesday, November 9. MISS SAIGON Australia's original star Joanna Ampil and producer Cameron Mackintosh's representative in Manila Dong Alegre graced the occasion. (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Introduces 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU' for Veteran's Day Featuring Claybourne Elder, Rachel Eskenazi-Gold, & MoreAmerican Pops Orchestra Introduces 'I'LL BE SEEING YOU' for Veteran's Day Featuring Claybourne Elder, Rachel Eskenazi-Gold, & More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - open their all-star 2016-2017 season with I'll Be Seeing You: A World War II Love Story tonight on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Broadway Producer Jhett Tolentino Talks Road to Broadway, Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert in the PhilippinesBroadway Producer Jhett Tolentino Talks Road to Broadway, Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert in the Philippines
by Robert Encila - Nov 7, 2016

By sheer serendipity, Jhett Tolentino's scant introduction to the theater in his native province of Iloilo in the Philippines has led him to the industry's rarefied domain as a Broadway producer. (more...)

BWW's Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musical Movie Remakes!BWW's Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musical Movie Remakes!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 5, 2016

With so many upcoming projects in the works, BWW has put together a guide to what's in store from the House of Mouse and its uber-talented creative teams! (more...)

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