Lea Salonga News

Date of Birth: February 22, 1971 (45)
Birth Place: Manila, PHILIPPINES
Gender: Female
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 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 - Nov 17, 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...)

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...)

Breaking: Tickets to MISS SAIGON 25th-Anniversary Performance In Cinemas Now Available at SMCinema.comBreaking: Tickets to MISS SAIGON 25th-Anniversary Performance In Cinemas Now Available at SMCinema.com
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 3, 2016

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON, recorded live in London's West End, plus an epic finale featuring special appearances from original cast members Jonathan Pryce, Lea Salonga, and Simon Bowman, among others, when it comes to select SM Cinemas across the Philippines on Saturday, November 12, and Sunday, November 13, only. (more...)

It's As If We Never Said Goodbye! A Salute to Broadway-Bound SUNSET BOULEVARDIt's As If We Never Said Goodbye! A Salute to Broadway-Bound SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Nora Dominick - Oct 26, 2016

To celebrate Glenn Close's return in SUNSET BOULEVARD, BroadwayWorld has rounded up a salute to the iconic musical with some of our favorite performances of the iconic music. Check it out! (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Broadway Production of ALLEGIANCE, Starring George Takei, in Cinemas Nationwide This DecemberTickets Now on Sale for Broadway Production of ALLEGIANCE, Starring George Takei, in Cinemas Nationwide This December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Straight from the bright lights of Broadway to the big screen, and inspired by the true-life experiences of George Takei ('Star Trek,' 'Heroes'), Allegiance tells the moving story of one family, inspired by Takei's, whose life is upended by the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lea Salonga and Eric Kunze Reunite to Sing 'A Little Fall of Rain'STAGE TUBE: Lea Salonga and Eric Kunze Reunite to Sing 'A Little Fall of Rain'
by Nora Dominick - Oct 24, 2016

Want a daily dose of crying today? This morning Lea Salonga posted a video of her and Eric Kunze reuniting  to sing 'A Little Fall of Rain.' Check out the video below! (more...)

American Pops Orchestra Launches LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIESAmerican Pops Orchestra Launches LUNCHTIME CONCERT SERIES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch the 12:15 PM 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). Admission to the 30 minute events are free, but a free-will offering will benefit the DC Youth Orchestra Program, where Mr. Frazier is an Artist-in-Residence.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jamie deRoy Brings Jamie deRoy & Friends to BirdlandPhoto Coverage: Jamie deRoy Brings Jamie deRoy & Friends to Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 17, 2016

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy brings her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends cabaret show to New York's famed Birdland, Sunday, October 16, at 6 p.m. (more...)

BWW Interview: Alistair Brammer Talks MISS SAIGON 25th Anniversary BroadcastBWW Interview: Alistair Brammer Talks MISS SAIGON 25th Anniversary Broadcast
by Marianka Swain - Oct 14, 2016

Actor Alistair Brammer played the lead role of Chris in the acclaimed West End revival of Miss Saigon. During his run, the show celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala performance recently broadcast in the US, and appearing in UK cinemas for one night only on 16 October. (more...)

Director Ang Lee Passes on Disney's Live-Action MULAN; Rival Pic in the Works at SonyDirector Ang Lee Passes on Disney's Live-Action MULAN; Rival Pic in the Works at Sony
by Movies News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Disney & Sony are currently seeking an Asian director for their respective projects. According to the report, award-winning helmer Ang Lee was approached by Disney for the job but passed on the opportunity. (more...)

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