VIDEO: Lea Salonga Returns to Her Roots and Sings 'Reflection' From Mulan
Lea Salonga, the original singing voice of Mulan in the Disney animated film of the same name, returned to her roots yesterday. The superstar of stage and screen performed the song, surrounded by friends at a restaurant. Keala Settle captured the magical moment on video and you can watch it below!
Keala Settle (@kealasettle) July 30, 2018
Lea Salonga is a singer and actress who is best known for her Tony Award-winning role in Miss Saigon. In addition to the Tony, she has won the Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Awards, in the field of musical theatre. She was also the first Asian to play Eponine in the musical Les Misérables on Broadway and returned to the beloved show as Fantine in the 2006 revival, in addition to starring in the 10th and 25th Anniversary Concerts filmed and recorded for PBS. Lea's other Broadway appearances include Flower Drum Song and Allegiance. Lea most recently starred in the acclaimed Broadway revival of Once on This Island.
Many fans of all ages recognize Lea as the singing voice of Princess Jasmine from Aladdin and Fa Mulan for Mulan and Mulan II. For her portrayal of the beloved princesses, the Walt Disney Company bestowed her with the honor of "Disney Legend" in August of 2011.