Lea Salonga News

Date of Birth: February 22, 1971 (46)
Birth Place: Manila, PHILIPPINES
Gender: Female
Theatre Producer James Thane Joins Michael Cassel Group as Executive CounsellorTheatre Producer James Thane Joins Michael Cassel Group as Executive Counsellor
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Michael Cassel Group, a leading live entertainment producer in Australia and Asia, announced today that seasoned theatre producer James Thane has joined the company as Executive Counsellor. (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet the Producers of DOG SEES GODBWW Interview: Meet the Producers of DOG SEES GOD
by Erica Garcia - Jul 20, 2017

Interview with Executive Producers Joey Maya Safchik, Chandler David, Judy Durkin, and Charlotte Weinman of DOG SEES GOD at The Blank Theater (more...)

Vocal Legend Marilyn Maye to Launch American Pops Orchestra's Third SeasonVocal Legend Marilyn Maye to Launch American Pops Orchestra's Third Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will launch their all-star third season with a special benefit event featuring a rare DC-area appearance of vocal legend Marilyn Maye. (more...)

Roger Schmelzer's Marilyn Maye-Directed NYC Debut Exceeds Fundraising GoalRoger Schmelzer's Marilyn Maye-Directed NYC Debut Exceeds Fundraising Goal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2017

Roger Schmelzer's recent New York cabaret debut was a double success; not only was his Metropolitan Room performance found "delightful" by one critic, he has nearly tripled his personal fundraising goal in support of childhood cancer research. (more...)

NY Public Library's Dance Collections Manager Arlene Yu on Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway!NY Public Library's Dance Collections Manager Arlene Yu on Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway!
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Jun 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Arlene Yu, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dance Collections Manager, on: Sono Osato and the Arrival of the Ballet Girl on Broadway! (more...)

Backstage with Richard Ridge: Telly Leung Is Keeping One Jump Ahead as Broadway's New ALADDIN!Backstage with Richard Ridge: Telly Leung Is Keeping One Jump Ahead as Broadway's New ALADDIN!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 27, 2017

Agrabah has got a new prince in town! Earlier this month Telly Leung inherited the lamp at the New Amsterdam Theatre as Broadway's newest Aladdin. Below, watch as he chats with Richard Ridge about how he got the part, why he joining the Disney legacy is so important to him, and so much more. Plus, watch him perform 'Proud of Your Boy!' (more...)

BWW Interview: Go Under The Sea with Prince Eric KunzeBWW Interview: Go Under The Sea with Prince Eric Kunze
by Keith Tittermary - Jun 23, 2017

Disney's The Little Mermaid is coming to Wolf Trap from June 29 - July 2. The smash musical, based on the 1989 Disney film, will only be here for 5 performances. I had the opportunity to talk to Broadway Veteran, Eric Kunze, who plays Prince Eric. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ashley Gilmour Talks MISS SAIGON TourBWW Interview: Ashley Gilmour Talks MISS SAIGON Tour
by Marianka Swain - Jun 23, 2017

Ashley Gilmour's previous work includes Link Larkin in Hairspray and the ensemble of the original revival cast of Miss Saigon. Now, he's graduated to playing Chris in the UK and Ireland tour of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical, which begins at Curve Leicester on 1 July. (more...)

Christmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals AnnouncedChristmas In July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

On Saturday, July 1, from 7 pm to 10:30 pm, Brookfield Theatre presents Christmas in July: Battle of the Christmas Musicals. This festive event treats audiences to 45-minute previews of 3 brand new holiday-themed musicals. At the end of the evening, audiences vote for their favorite and the winning show will be performed as a full-length staged reading in December. Come meet the writers, enjoy the shows, and vote for your favorite musical! (more...)

Tickets on Sale Tomorrow for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at VTATickets on Sale Tomorrow for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID at VTA
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Victoria Theatre Association's Premier Health Broadway Series will present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, the under-the-sea spectacle swimming into the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center Aug. 8-13, 2017. Tickets for the timeless fairytale go on sale Wednesday, June 21. (more...)

Roger Schmelzer Wraps NYC Debut, Directed by Marilyn Maye, at The Met RoomRoger Schmelzer Wraps NYC Debut, Directed by Marilyn Maye, at The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Roger Schmelzer completes his New York cabaret debut with "HeartSongs" on Tuesday night, June 20 at the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

The Broadwaysted Podcast Gets Sweet & Savory with CHARLIE's Kathy Fitzgerald and CATS' Aaron J. AlbanoThe Broadwaysted Podcast Gets Sweet & Savory with CHARLIE's Kathy Fitzgerald and CATS' Aaron J. Albano
by Broadwaysted - Jun 13, 2017

Come with me and you'll be in a world of pure Broadwaysted goodness because this week's new #FriendOfTheShow is Mrs. Gloop herself, the lovely and talented Kathy Fitzgerald! Kevin was off in the Windy City so Bryan and Kimberly are joined by Guest Host and #FriendOfTheShow Aaron J. Albano (and his aerator) to pour out wine while Kathy chats about her experience in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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Broadway Beauties: Rounding Up All the Best Looks from the Tony Awards Red Carpet!Broadway Beauties: Rounding Up All the Best Looks from the Tony Awards Red Carpet!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 12, 2017

The stars aligned tonight for Broadway's biggest party and as everyone slipped out of costume and into their formal finery, some stars shone a little more brightly than some. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 2Photo Coverage: 2017 Tony Award Red Carpet Arrivals- Part 2
by Walter McBride - Jun 11, 2017

The stars are shining on tonight's red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Ben Platt, Stephanie J. Block, Andy Karl, Eva Noblezada, and more! (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Begins 6/20 at Music CircusDisney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Begins 6/20 at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The 67th Music Circus season kicks off with a two-week run of Disney's beloved family classic musical Beauty and the Beast. Performances are Tuesday, June 20 through Sunday, July 2 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Starring Diana Huey, to Make a Splash Next Week at Pittsburgh CLODisney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Starring Diana Huey, to Make a Splash Next Week at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO has joined forces with Kansas City Starlight to produce a 21-week tour of Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, coming to the Benedum Center June 14-25. (more...)

Photo Flash: He Can Show You the World! First Look at Telly Leung in ALADDINPhoto Flash: He Can Show You the World! First Look at Telly Leung in ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, welcomes Broadway vet Telly Leung as the title character beginning Tuesday, June 13, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the star in costume below! (more...)

Breaking: Who Will Perform at the 2017 Tony Awards? List Announced!Breaking: Who Will Perform at the 2017 Tony Awards? List Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

The Tony Awards have announced an incredible line up of performances for the 71stAnnual Tony Awards, which will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on CBS, Sunday, June 11th, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT time delay). The Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. (more...)

Roger Schmelzer Makes NYC Cabaret Debut this MonthRoger Schmelzer Makes NYC Cabaret Debut this Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Roger Schmelzer makes his New York cabaret debut with 'HeartSongs' on June 18 and 20 at the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

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