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Photo Coverage: DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? in Manila Meets the PressPhoto Coverage: DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? in Manila Meets the Press
by Oliver Oliveros - January 22, 2014

DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? international concert tour headliner Lea Salonga ("Les Miserables"), sans the show's other two lead stars David Harris ("Legally Blonde") and Marie Zamora ("Les Miserables"), met with the press yesterday, January 22, at Maxims Hotel at Resorts World Manila. Instead, Salonga was joined by the new additions to the cast Jon Joven ("Miss Saigon"), Leo Tavarro Valdez ("Miss Saigon"), Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo ("Miss Saigon"), and Carla Guevara Laforteza ("Miss Saigon") who will perform with Salonga, Harris, and Zamora in the Manila leg of the concert set Wednesday, January 29, and Thursday, January 30, at 8 p.m. at Resorts World Manila's Newport Performing Arts Theatre. (more...)
A Heart Full of Cause - Lea Salonga to Headline a Special Do You Hear The People Sing? Benefit Concert in ManilaA Heart Full of Cause - Lea Salonga to Headline a Special Do You Hear The People Sing? Benefit Concert in Manila
by Jacqueline Bublitz - December 29, 2013

Fresh off the successful opening of the Asia-Pacific tour of Do You Hear The People Sing? in Shanghai, international musical theatre stars Lea Salonga, David Harris and Marie Zamora will reunite in Manila for two special benefit concerts to aid victims of Typhoon Yolanda. (more...)
Lea Salonga Talks 35th Anniversary Concert, Typhoon Haiyan at Press ConferenceLea Salonga Talks 35th Anniversary Concert, Typhoon Haiyan at Press Conference
by Jeffrey Aguiman - November 19, 2013

'There's nothing from 'Les Miz,' nothing from 'Miss Saigon'; but we get to touch on 'Allegiance' (Higher) and 'Ragtime' (Back To Before),' Broadway star and Tony winner Lea Salonga shares a glimpse of her repertoire for 'Playlist,' her 35th anniversary concert as a performer. (more...)
First Look at Poster for Lea Salonga's 35th Anniversary Concert, 12/6-7First Look at Poster for Lea Salonga's 35th Anniversary Concert, 12/6-7
by Oliver Oliveros - November 5, 2013

Tony winner Lea Salonga, who made her professional theater debut at age seven in Repertory Philippines' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'The King and I' in 1978, will celebrate her 35th anniversary in show business via a concert titled 'Playlist: A Celebration of 35 Years' at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Plenary Hall from Friday, December 6 to Saturday, December 7. (more...)
Video: Lea Salonga Sings for Adoption Advocacy CampaignVideo: Lea Salonga Sings for Adoption Advocacy Campaign
by Oliver Oliveros - September 19, 2013

The advocates behind the legal adoption advocacy and awareness campaign "I Love You, Anak" (I Love You, Child) the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Inter-Country Adoption Board (ICAB) and marketing communications company McCann Worldgroup have recently tapped Tony winner Lea Salonga to sing the English version of the campaign song "I Love You, Anak," which was originally written with Tagalog lyrics and sung by Original Pilipino Music (OPM) President Ogie Alcasid during the campaign's launch November last year. (more...)
Video: TV Promo for Lea Salonga PhilDev Fundraiser, 10/5Video: TV Promo for Lea Salonga PhilDev Fundraiser, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2013

The Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) has just released the TV promo for its annual fundraising gala featuring Tony winner Lea Salonga. The event is scheduled on Saturday, October 5 at 8 p.m. at Nourse Auditorium at City Arts (1955 Sutter St.). (more...)
Lea Salonga to Perform at PhilDev Fundraising Gala, Oct 5Lea Salonga to Perform at PhilDev Fundraising Gala, Oct 5
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2013

Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) has announced its annual fundraising gala with a live performance by Tony Award winner Lea Salonga at San Francisco's Nourse Auditorium at City Arts on Saturday, October 5th at 8p.m. (more...)
Stage Tube: Salonga, Geronimo, Go Lead Concert for Philippine Typhoon VictimsStage Tube: Salonga, Geronimo, Go Lead Concert for Philippine Typhoon Victims
by Oliver Oliveros - September 3, 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 recording and theater stars Rachelle Ann Go ('The Little Mermaid,' 'Tarzan'), Jett Pangan ("Jekyll and Hyde," "Nine"), 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 Wednesday, August 28. (more...)
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...)

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