Lea Salonga News

Date Of Birth:
February 22, 1971 (43)
Birth Place:
Manila, PHILIPPINES
Gender:
Female
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@MsLeaSalonga - 7/24/14 03:45am Returned to the gym today after a long absence. It's comforting to know I can always go back. #prodigalgymgirl


@MsLeaSalonga - 7/23/14 12:39pm Backstory's out! (Correction on The Voice Kids sked for Sunday: we're live at 6:15 p.m., not 7:30 p.m.) http://t.co/qHIxcP9LLc


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Photo Flash: Tony Nominee Santino Fontana Visits Broadway Artists Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Santino Fontana, 2013 Tony Award nominee for Best Leading Actor in a Musical (Cinderella), visited students of Broadway Artists Alliance Junior Summer Intensive on July 9th. Fontana spoke of his start in school plays all the way to his Broadway career. Fontana relayed some words of wisdom during a Q&A, answering questions ranging from memorizing all those lines to the process of making Frozen. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: July 5-11
by Louisa Brady - Jul 11, 2014

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'this week in pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix! Take a look below to catch up on the latest happenings from the Great White Way to The West End (and everywhere in between) with coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights and more. Highlights this week include an Independence Day performance from ON THE TOWN, the first concert in the BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK series, the 11,000th performance of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and more! (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: CATS Claws Its Way Back To The West End
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 11, 2014

Today, in honor of the kick-off of the first West End revival of world renowned mega-musical CATS we serve up a fancy feline feast. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Scott Alan's SONGS FROM MY LIVING ROOM Series Premiere- with Luke Edgemon!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 09, 2014

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you the premiere episode of 'Songs from My Living Room'- a new series that goes into the home of one of today's most acclaimed contemporary songwriters, as he explains the stories behind his songs. The monthly series will feature special guests from all corners of the entertainment industry to help bring to life the music and lyrics of Scott Alan straight from his living room into yours. (more...)

Alexander Hanson, Sabrina Aloueche & More to Perform The Songs of Daniel & Laura Curtis at Elgar Room, 14 October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

The one night only intimate concert will take place on October 14th and features an array of West End performers including Alexander Hanson (Stephen Ward, Jesus Christ Superstar), Sabrina Aloueche (Les Miserables, We Will Rock You), Nadim Naaman (Phantom Of The Opera, One Man, Two Guvnors), Rebecca Caine (Phantom Of The Opera), Mark Moraghan (Priscilla Queen of The Desert), Chloe Hart (Hairspray, Wicked) and many other special guests. (more...)

Lea Salonga Interviews New West End MISS SAIGON Star Jon Jon Briones
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 07, 2014

Iconic Tony Award-winning original star of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's MISS SAIGON, Lea Salonga, interviews one of the headliners of the new West End revival of the hit mega-musical, Jon Jon Briones, as part of a new interview. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/5-7/6/2014
by - Jul 06, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 6, 2014 - Sunday, July 6, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/6- Claude-Michel Schonberg
by Stage Tube - Jul 06, 2014

Happy Birthday Claude-Michel Schonberg! Schonberg is best known for his collaborations with the lyricist Alain Boublil. Thier stage musical version of Victor Hugo's Les Miserables, which opened at the Palais de Sports in Paris in 1980, opened to acclaim in London in 1985 and on Broadway in 1987. In 1989, their success continued with the musical Miss Saigon, which starred Lea Salonga and Jonathan Pryce. Schonberg's next project with Boublil was The Pirate Queen, a musical about the 16th century Irish pirate, chieftain and adventuress Grace O'Malley, which opened on Broadway on April 5 2007. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Original Jasmine Lea Salonga Takes a Magic Carpet to Broadway's ALADDIN
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 05, 2014

Lea Salonga, the singing voice of Jasmine in the iconic ALADDIN film took a magic carpet ride to Broadway for a night to visit Aladdin himself - Adam Jacobs! Salonga provided the singing voice of two official Disney Princesses: Jasmine in Aladdin (1992), and Fa Mulan in Mulan (1998) and Mulan II (2004). She was named a Disney Legend in 2011 for her work with The Walt Disney Company. Most recently, she's toured with IL DIVO. (more...)

Submit to Be in Scott Alan's 'In This Moment' Music Video!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Musical Theater composer Scott Alan has a music video in the works that fans can submit to be a part of. Alan writes on his Tumblr: (more...)

David Harris to Bring TIME IS A TRAVELLER to Brisbane Powerhouse, Aug 9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Son of a coal-mining dad and a secretary mum, this is the story of an Aussie country kid and what lead him to tread the boards in some of Australia's biggest musicals. Following an extended and sold-out season at Sydney's Hayes Theatre, leading man David Harris, tours the east coast with performances in Melbourne, Brisbane and Newcastle. (more...)

CHICAGO, Featuring Broadway Cast, to Premiere in Manila?
by Rialto Chatter - Jun 29, 2014

According to inside sources, an imminent staging of the hit Broadway musical CHICAGO, featuring Broadway cast members, might just as well be the next international production import--right on the heels of 'Stomp' and 'Wicked'--that Manila needs to boost its chances of gaining full recognition as the official 'Musical Theater hub of Southeast Asia.' (more...)

Download For Free Scott Alan's BLESSING To Celebrate Gay Pride
by Oliver Oliveros - Jun 28, 2014

Just like what he did to celebrate National Coming Out Day in October last year, prolific composer-lyricist Scott Alan has allowed anew the free download of BLESSING, sung live in 2010 by 'American Idol' Season One Finalist RJ Helton, to honor Gay Pride. (more...)

Laura Osnes to Release New Single 'When You Smile', 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Two-time Tony Nominated Actress, Laura Osnes will release the new single, 'When You Smile', on August 10th. (more...)

About Face Presents METHTACULAR!, 8/21-9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

About Face Theatre, in association with Justin Brill, is pleased to launch its 2014-15 season with Methtacular!, written and performed by Steven Stafford and directed by Adam Fitzgerald. In this Chicago premiere, Strafford shares his brutally honest and often comedic story of survival in the underground world of Chicago's crystal meth scene. Methtacular! plays August 21 - September 28, 2014 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at www.aboufacetheatre.com, by calling (773) 975-8150 or in person at the Theater Wit Box Office. The press opening is Sunday, August 24 at 4 pm. (more...)

BWW Interviews: David Thaxton of LES MISERABLES!
by Carrie Dunn - Jun 20, 2014

'It is like a family,' says David Thaxton. He's returning to Les Miserables as Javert, following his earlier very successful run as Enjolras, and is looking forward to being back in a company that he describes as friendly and loyal. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Andrew Lloyd Webber & Stephen Sondheim's Epic Duet
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 19, 2014

This week, in honor of BroadwayWorld's simply spectacular charity concert celebration of the men behind the music to most of the most important and indelible musicals of the last 50 years at Monday night's THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM, we turn our attention to the sole clip of the two modern musical theatre marvels performing side by side. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lea Salonga and Darren Criss Sing 'A Whole New World' at Kennedy Center
by Jillian Gaier - Jun 16, 2014

On June 15, Tony-winner Lea Salonga and Glee star Darren Criss sang 'A Whole New World' from Disney's Aladdin at After the Storm, a benefit concert for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 6/13/14 - BUYER & CELLAR, Queen Margherita, Sandra Oh, MERMAID at TUTS & Father's Day!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 13, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: On this lovely Father's Day weekend, BUYER & CELLAR celebrates 400 performances off-Broadway, Lesli Margherita addresses her subjects at 54 Below tonight, Sandra Oh, known to most as 'Cristina Yang' from GREY'S ANATOMY, stars in DEATH AND THE MAIDEN in Chicago, and Jessica Grove leads a starry cast in THE LITTLE MERMAID in Houston! (more...)

Darren Criss, Lea Salonga & More Set for AFTER THE STORM Benefit for Typhoon Victims; Concert Set for 6/15 at the Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Grammy Award-winning violinist, Joshua Bell, Glee and Broadway star sensation, Darren Criss, 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...)

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