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Photo Coverage: Salonga, Geronimo, Go Lead Concert for Philippine Typhoon VictimsPhoto Coverage: Salonga, Geronimo, Go Lead Concert for Philippine Typhoon Victims
by Oliver Oliveros - August 28, 2013

In between the first set of live shows for 'The Voice of the Philippines,' Broadway star turned coach Lea Salonga, her fellow 'The Voice' coach Sarah Geronimo, together with pop and theater stars Rachelle Ann Go ('The Little Mermaid,' 'Tarzan'), Nyoy Volante ('In the Heights,' 'Rock of Ages,'), Sitti ('Nine,' 'Spring Awakening') and Cris Villonco ('Jekyll and Hyde,' 'Walang Sugat'), performed at the benefit concert 'Jammin' for HELP' at Whitespace last night. (more...)
Lea Salonga Leads Benefit Concert for Philippine Typhoon Victims, 8/28Lea Salonga Leads Benefit Concert for Philippine Typhoon Victims, 8/28
by Oliver Oliveros - August 25, 2013

In between the first set of live shows for 'The Voice of the Philippines,' Broadway star turned coach Lea Salonga leads a benefit concert for the victims of Typhoon Maring in the Philippines. The onslaught of the typhoon has taken the lives of 24 Filipinos; displaced almost one million residents; and destroyed an estimated PhP700 million in agricultural products and infrastructure throughout Luzon, the largest island in the country. (more...)
MORE PHOTOS: Backstage with Lea Salonga, Sierra Boggess, Ramin Karimloo, Yu ShirotaMORE PHOTOS: Backstage with Lea Salonga, Sierra Boggess, Ramin Karimloo, Yu Shirota
by Jeffrey Aguiman - June 17, 2013

Hearing the heavenly voices of Lea Salonga, Ramin Karimloo, Yu Shirota, and Sierra Boggess in '4 Stars: One World of Broadway Musicals' concert was an enchanting treat on our first day--and also our first visit--in Japan. (more...)
FREEZE FRAME: Backstage with Lea Salonga, Sierra Boggess, Ramin Karimloo, and Yu ShirotaFREEZE FRAME: Backstage with Lea Salonga, Sierra Boggess, Ramin Karimloo, and Yu Shirota
by Oliver Oliveros - June 16, 2013

'4 Stars: One of Broadway Musicals Concert' headliners Sierra Boggess ('Love Never Dies,' 'Les Miserables'), Lea Salonga ('Miss Saigon,' 'Les Miserables'), Ramin Karimloo ('Love Never Dies,' 'Les Miserables'), and Yu Shirota ('Prince of Tennis,' 'Sailor Moon') posed for a snapshot for Jeffrey Aguiman and Tin Samson, BroadwayWorld.com correspondents from Manila, backstage at Aoyama Theatre (5-53-1 Jingumae, Shibuyaku-ku) earlier today. (more...)
Photo Exclusive: Boggess, Salonga, Karimloo, Shirota Rehearse for 4 STARS ConcertPhoto Exclusive: Boggess, Salonga, Karimloo, Shirota Rehearse for 4 STARS Concert
by Oliver Oliveros - June 1, 2013

'4 Stars: One of Broadway Musicals Concert' headliners Sierra Boggess ('Love Never Dies,' 'Les Miserables'), Lea Salonga ('Miss Saigon,' 'Les Miserables'), Ramin Karimloo ('Love Never Dies,' 'Les Miserables'), and Yu Shirota ('Prince of Tennis,' 'Sailor Moon') posed for a pre-concert rehearsal snapshot for Fletcher Callanta, BroadwayWorld.com guest photographer, at Turtle Bay Music School on East 52nd Street earlier this week. (more...)
Salonga-Led THE VOICE PH Releases Blind Auditions TrailerSalonga-Led THE VOICE PH Releases Blind Auditions Trailer
by Oliver Oliveros - May 24, 2013

ABS-CBN, the Philippine television network that bagged the rights to adapt the hit reality show 'The Voice' from Talpa Media Group, based in the Netherlands, has just released 'The Voice PH' newest blind auditions trailer, which features coaches Lea Salonga, Apl. de. ap of Black Eyed Peas, Bamboo Mañalac, and Sarah Geronimo-all four have carved out solid music careers and have huge fan bases in the Philippines. (more...)
Photos: In Rehearsal with Lea Salonga; Returns to Cafe Carlyle TonightPhotos: In Rehearsal with Lea Salonga; Returns to Cafe Carlyle Tonight
by Oliver Oliveros - May 21, 2013

Tony winner Lea Salonga returns to the intimate cabaret space at Cafe Carlyle for the third time starting tonight until Saturday, June 8. The Cafe Carlyle is located at The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel (35 East 76th Street Madison Avenue). (more...)
Lea Salonga Returns to the Cafe Carlyle With BACK TO BEFORE, Now thru 6/8Lea Salonga Returns to the Cafe Carlyle With BACK TO BEFORE, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel will welcome back Tony Award-Winner Lea Salonga to the Cafe Carlyle for her highly anticipated three-week engagement. Her new program, 'Back to Before,' is a nostalgic repertoire in which she revisits her life as a New Yorker and pays tribute to her favorite ladies-most notably Ella Fitzgerald and her idol, Barbra Streisand. 'Back to Before' will be making its debut at the Cafe Carlyle. Ms. Salonga's engagement at the Cafe Carlyle will run from tonight, May 21st to June 8th. (more...)
Lea Salonga, Apl.de.ap and More Start THE VOICE PH Blind Auditions, 4/15Lea Salonga, Apl.de.ap and More Start THE VOICE PH Blind Auditions, 4/15
by Oliver Oliveros - April 14, 2013

Formally introduced to the public via a press conference held at Philippine TV network ABS-CBN on Friday, "The Voice of the Philippines" coaches Lea Salonga, Apl. de. ap of Black Eyed Peas, Bamboo Mañalac, and Sarah Geronimo -- all four have carved out solid music careers and have huge fan bases in the Philippines -- will get to turn their own swivel chairs when the Philippine franchise of the hit reality singing competition "The Voice" starts taping its first set of blind auditions at a sound stage in Bulacan tomorrow, April 15. (more...)
Lea Salonga Returns to Cafe Carlyle in May; Box Office OpensLea Salonga Returns to Cafe Carlyle in May; Box Office Opens
by Oliver Oliveros - March 13, 2013

For those who missed Tony winner Lea Salonga's sold out opening act for this year's Lincoln Center presents 'American Songbook' and her highly praised performance as 'Mother' in the recent concert presentation of the Broadway musical 'Ragtime,' here is another chance to watch the accomplished performer on the New York stage: Salonga is returning the third time to the intimate cabaret space at Cafe Carlyle at Carlyle Hotel (35 East 76th St.) from Tuesday, May 21 to Sunday, June 8. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Lea Salonga Joins Judging Panel for THE VOICE PHILIPPINESSTAGE TUBE: Lea Salonga Joins Judging Panel for THE VOICE PHILIPPINES
by Stage Tube - February 20, 2013

Broadway favorite Lea Salonga is set to judge the Philippines' version of 'The Voice', which will begin auditions later this week. Check out a promo featuring Salonga below! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Lea Salonga Sings ALLEGIANCE, Bruno Mars, Cut MULAN Song & More at Lincoln Center AMERICAN SONGBOOK Concert!BWW TV Exclusive: Lea Salonga Sings ALLEGIANCE, Bruno Mars, Cut MULAN Song & More at Lincoln Center AMERICAN SONGBOOK Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 31, 2013

Tony Winner, Disney Legend Lea Salonga ('Miss Saigon,' 'Les Miserables') opened this year's Lincoln Center presents 'American Songbook' concert series, a 15-year-old annual tribute to great American songwriters, past and present, to sold-out crowd at The Allen Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center last night. BroadwayWorld brings you exclusive highlights from the concert below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Lea Salonga Kicks Off 2013 Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOKPhoto Coverage: Lea Salonga Kicks Off 2013 Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOK
by Oliver Oliveros - January 31, 2013

Tony Winner, Disney Legend Lea Salonga ('Miss Saigon,' 'Les Miserables') opened this year's Lincoln Center presents 'American Songbook' concert series, a 15-year-old annual tribute to great American songwriters, past and present, to sold-out crowd at The Allen Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center last night. (more...)
George Takei, Lea Salonga and More Set for AN EVENING WITH JAY KUO, 1/28George Takei, Lea Salonga and More Set for AN EVENING WITH JAY KUO, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2013

Move over 54 Below and Broadway Bound! On Monday, January 28th at 9pm, Darrel Alejandro Holnes & The Lambs Club premiere EMERGING a new Broadway composers cabaret with An Evening with Jay Kuo, composer and lyricist of ALLEGIANCE, a new musical making its Broadway debut next season, starring Tony Award winning performer Lea Salonga (LES MISERABLES, MISS SAIGON) and TV and social media icon George Takei (Star Trek). (more...)
BWW Interviews: Tony-Winning Star Lea Salonga Answers Our Silly Query Prior to OC Concert, 1/19BWW Interviews: Tony-Winning Star Lea Salonga Answers Our Silly Query Prior to OC Concert, 1/19
by Michael L. Quintos - January 18, 2013

As a kid growing up in the Philippines, I remember being completely enamored by the incredibly talented Lea Salonga, one of my native country's premier superstars. Much to my delight, this Tony Award-winning international star agreed to answer a series of silly, rapid-fire questions from me before her cabaret concert appearance on January 19 at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: MISS SAIGON's Lea Salonga, Joan Almedilla and Rona Figueroa Tribute Lyricist Richard Maltby, Jr.STAGE TUBE: MISS SAIGON's Lea Salonga, Joan Almedilla and Rona Figueroa Tribute Lyricist Richard Maltby, Jr.
by Stage Tube - December 23, 2012

MISS SAIGON's leading ladies Joan Almedilla, Rona Figueroa and Tony Award winner Lea Salonga recently gathered to pay tribute to the musical's lyricist Richard Maltby, Jr. Click below to watch an excerpt from PhilDev's benefit concert at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Lea Salonga Sings LES MIS with Blake in Quezon City Christmas ConcertSTAGE TUBE: Lea Salonga Sings LES MIS with Blake in Quezon City Christmas Concert
by Stage Tube - December 10, 2012

Broadway star Lea Salonga recently performed alongside classical vocal quartet Blake at the Trinoma mall in Quezon City, accompanied by the ABS-CBN Philharmonic orchestra. She sang 'On My Own' from Les Miserables, as well as a Filipino Christmas jingle 'Kumukuti-kutitap'. Click below to watch her perform! (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Lea Salonga Sings 'Look (A Rainbow)' from Scott Alan's LIVE Album!BWW TV Exclusive: Lea Salonga Sings 'Look (A Rainbow)' from Scott Alan's LIVE Album!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 5, 2012

In the video below, BroadwayWorld brings brings you an exclusive first look at Broadway favorite Lea Salonga singing Alan's 'Look (A Rainbow),' as recorded at the dress rehearsal on April 30th. Check out her performance below! (more...)
Review Roundup: GOD OF CARNAGE, Starring Lea SalongaReview Roundup: GOD OF CARNAGE, Starring Lea Salonga
by Oliver Oliveros - July 19, 2012

Local theatregoers can still catch Atlantis Productions and Singapore Repertory Theatre's joint production of Yasmina Reza's Tony Award-winning play GOD OF CARNAGE, starring Tony winner Lea Salonga, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, Adrian Pang, and Art Acuña, on Saturday, July 21 at 2 and 8 p.m., and on Sunday, July 22 at 3 and 8 p.m. (Friday, July 20 show is sold out) at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati City - unless you would rather travel to Singapore in November in time for the show's run at the DBS Arts Centre. (more...)
GOD OF CARNAGE, Starring Lea Salonga, Opens in Manila Tonight, 7/13GOD OF CARNAGE, Starring Lea Salonga, Opens in Manila Tonight, 7/13
by Oliver Oliveros - July 13, 2012

Imported Broadway shows do not enjoy the luxury of having long previews with test audiences. The Asian touring production of Yasmina Reza's 2009 Tony Award-winning play, "God of Carnage," a case in point, starring Tony winner Lea Salonga, which premieres in Manila this weekend, and tours Singapore in November, is no exception. (more...)
GOD OF CARNAGE, Starring Lea Salonga, Holds First and Only Preview, 7/12GOD OF CARNAGE, Starring Lea Salonga, Holds First and Only Preview, 7/12
by Oliver Oliveros - July 11, 2012

Imported Broadway shows do not enjoy the luxury of having long previews with test audiences. The Asian touring production of Yasmina Reza's 2009 Tony Award-winning play, "God of Carnage," a case in point, starring Tony winner Lea Salonga, which premieres in Manila this weekend, and tours Singapore in November, is no exception. (more...)
ALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San DiegoALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San Diego
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2012

The Old Globe's 2012-13 Season will feature the World Premieres of two new musicals: Allegiance - A New American Musical by Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak. The season also includes George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion in celebration of the classic play's 100th anniversary and the World Premiere of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and Kirsten Brandt. Two recent Broadway hits will make their San Diego debuts at the Globe: David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities. Rounding out the season are the West Coast Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's Be a Good Little Widow and the Southern California Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brothers Size. (more...)
Lea Salonga to Bring THE JOURNEY CONTINUES to Town Hall, 5/4Lea Salonga to Bring THE JOURNEY CONTINUES to Town Hall, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - April 16, 2012

The Town Hall will present Lea Salonga: The Journey Continues. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning actress and recording artist will perform in concert on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 8pm. Tickets, priced at $55, $50 and $45, are now available via Ticketmaster.com (800-982-2787). (more...)
Salonga, Feinstein, Buckley, Cook & more Lead Segerstrom Center's 2012-13 Cabaret SeasonSalonga, Feinstein, Buckley, Cook & more Lead Segerstrom Center's 2012-13 Cabaret Season
by Michael L. Quintos - March 8, 2012

Last week, Segerstrom Center for the Arts (formerly the Orange County Performing Arts Center) announced its brand new Cabaret Series for the 2012 - 2013 Season. Once again, familiar Broadway talent will make up most of the Center's impressive Cabaret series, which include Tony Winners Lea Salonga, Betty Buckley, and Barbara Cook. Rounding out the line-up are husband-and-wife Broadway stars Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, and Grammy-nominated artists Michael Feinstein and Jane Monheit (with the John Pizzarelli Quartet). (more...)
BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Lea Salonga in Rehearsal for SUITES BY SONDHEIM; Talks Sondheim, PhilDev & Performs 'Move On'!BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Lea Salonga in Rehearsal for SUITES BY SONDHEIM; Talks Sondheim, PhilDev & Performs 'Move On'!
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 4, 2011

Philippine Development Foundation ('PhilDev') will present it's upcoming gala event, PhilDev Celebrates Broadway: Suites by Sondheim,on Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:30pm at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City. Headlining the event are Tony Award winners Robert Lopez, who will be honored with an Award of Excellence, and international star Lea Salonga. Yesterday, BroadwayWorld caught up with Salonga in rehearsal for the event and was given a sneak peak of her rendition of Sondheim's 'Move On'! (more...)

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