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Date Of Birth:
February 22, 1971 (50)
Birth Place:
Manila, PHILIPPINES
Bio:
Multiple award-winning actress and singer Lea Salonga is renown across the world for her powerful voice and perfect pitch. She 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, ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 22, 1971 (50)

Birth Place: Manila, PHILIPPINES

Bio:
Multiple award-winning actress and singer Lea Salonga is renown across the world for her powerful voice and perfect pitch. She 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, ... (read complete bio)
Stephen Sondheim, Voiced By A Devoted Cabaret and Concert Community Photo Stephen Sondheim, Voiced By A Devoted Cabaret and Concert Community
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 27, 2021

Stephen Sondheim 1930 -2021

Broadway Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing Photo Broadway Community Reacts to Stephen Sondheim's Passing
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 26, 2021

BroadwayWorld was saddened to report earlier this evening that Broadway icon Stephen Sondheim has passed away at the age of 91. In the wake of his passing, there has been an outpouring of grief from the Broadway community and beyond.

BWW Feature: A Cabaret Gratitude Journal for 2021 Photo BWW Feature: A Cabaret Gratitude Journal for 2021
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 24, 2021

It's been two years of ups and downs for the world and for the small venue entertainment scene. Everyone is grateful for the return to some kind of new version of 'Normal' - especially one writer who probably spends more nights in the clubs than, even, the average cabaret performer.

RHONY Fans Rejoice!  Luann de Lesseps A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS! Will Live Stream Fro Photo RHONY Fans Rejoice! Luann de Lesseps A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS! Will Live Stream From 54 Below December 7th
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 22, 2021

The ever-so-popular Countess Luann's holiday show always sells out every performance. This year, lucky fans worldwide will see the show via live stream.

Feinstein's/54 Below Announces 10th Anniversary Special Programming Photo Feinstein's/54 Below Announces 10th Anniversary Special Programming
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021

The 10th anniversary series, 10 Years of 54 Below, will be overseen by the club’s Creative and Programming Director, Jennifer Ashley Tepper, and begins in January 2022, running through the end of the year.  

Countess Luann de Lesseps to Present Livestreamed Performance From Feinstein's/54 Bel Photo Countess Luann de Lesseps to Present Livestreamed Performance From Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will give a royal welcome to Countess Luann de Lesseps, as she adds a live-streamed performance to her upcoming sold-out run at the club on Tuesday, December 7 at 7:00 PM Eastern Time.

VIDEO: Countess Luann Shares New Christmas Single Featuring New York Housewives Photo VIDEO: Countess Luann Shares New Christmas Single Featuring New York Housewives
by Michael Major - Nov 12, 2021

Countess Luann has shared her new Christmas single, 'What Do I Want For Christmas?', featuring the Real Housewives of New York, Sonja Morgan, Ramona Singer, Leah McSweeney, and Eboni K. Williams. Countess Luann DeLesseps is set to make her return to 54 Below next month as part of her 'Christmas With the Countess' holiday tour. Watch the new music video now!

BWW Interview: THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Cabaret Director, Marc Tumminelli Photo BWW Interview: THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Cabaret Director, Marc Tumminelli
by Ricky Pope - Nov 7, 2021

So what does a cabaret director do? Today in my ongoing series, THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS, we will find out from one of the busiest cabaret directors in New York, Marc Tumminelli. Marc is the founder of Broadway Workshop, which provides year-round, professional-level classes and workshops for kids 8-19 with some of the finest artists working on Broadway and in the West End. He is also the founder of Project Broadway, a non-profit that provides scholarship opportunities to young performers.

Wake Up With BWW 11/3: Ciara Renee Will Lead WAITRESS, Broadway Grosses, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 11/3: Ciara Renee Will Lead WAITRESS, Broadway Grosses, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

Today's top stories include casting for Waitress! Ciara Renee will take over the lead role of Jenna in the Broadway production, beginning November 29. Plus, further casting has been announced for the upcoming West End revival of Cabaret, the Broadway grosses report has been released for the week ending on October 31, and more!

Derek Klena, Lilla Crawford & More to Join PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Reboot Photo Derek Klena, Lilla Crawford & More to Join PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Reboot
by Michael Major - Nov 2, 2021

Derek Klena, Lilla Crawford, Kate Jennings Grant, Robert Stanton, Jennifer Ferrin, Brian Altemus, Anthony Ordonez, and Jeffrey Bean will join the upcoming drama as reoccurring characters. The new series is titled Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin. The new additions will joint the previously announced Lea Salonga, Sharon Leal, and Mallory Bechtel.

Megan Hilty, Linda Eder, Mykal Kilgore & More to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below in N Photo Megan Hilty, Linda Eder, Mykal Kilgore & More to Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2021

Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

BWW Interview: Lea Salonga Discusses Her DREAM AGAIN 2022 UK Tour Photo BWW Interview: Lea Salonga Discusses Her DREAM AGAIN 2022 UK Tour
by Fiona Scott - Oct 25, 2021

West End, Broadway and Disney legend, Lea Salonga, has just announced she will be returning to UK venues for a tour in 2022. Salonga spoke with BroadwayWorld about the pandemic, being cast in Pretty Little Liars and returning to performing.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of SIX Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of SIX
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 4, 2021

Broadway gave Six a royal welcome last night, as the new musical by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss finally opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Lea Salonga, Sharon Leal & More Join PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Reboot Photo Lea Salonga, Sharon Leal & More Join PRETTY LITTLE LIARS Reboot
by Michael Major - Sep 27, 2021

Salonga and Leal will join Carly Pope, Elena Goode, Zakiya Young, and the previously announced Mallory Bechtel, Bailee Madison, Chandler Kinney, Maia Reficco, Malia Pyles, Zaria, Alex Aiono and Eric Johnson in the new series.

Photos: Check Out All of the Highlights From the 2020 Tony Awards! Photo Photos: Check Out All of the Highlights From the 2020 Tony Awards!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2021

After two and a half years without Broadway's biggest night, the Tony Awards returned on Sunday, Sept. 26! This year's presentation honored the outstanding shows, performances and artistry of the 2019-2020 Broadway season. 

Feinstein's At Hotel Carmichael Welcomes Roger Schmelzer Photo Feinstein's At Hotel Carmichael Welcomes Roger Schmelzer
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2021

Roger's abundant use of America's Songbook has conveyed a message of hope, kindness, and optimism, taking audiences on 'a journey back to Old World New York Cabaret.'

HAIRSPRAY, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, AIN'T TOO PROUD & More Will Take the Stage at The  Photo HAIRSPRAY, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, AIN'T TOO PROUD & More Will Take the Stage at The Tony Awards Present: Broadway's Back!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2021

CBS and The American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards announced that a bevy of stage and screen stars that will appear on 'The Tony Awards® Present: Broadway's Back!' live from The Winter Garden Theatre in New York City, Sunday, Sept. 26 on the CBS Television Network and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

Lea Salonga Announces UK Return With Dream Again Tour Photo Lea Salonga Announces UK Return With Dream Again Tour
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021

Musical theatre royalty - and two-time Disney Princess - Lea Salonga is coming to the Royal Albert Hall with her brand-new tour Dream Again.

Comedic Singing Duo Will Premiere New Cabaret at WP Playhouse in October Photo Comedic Singing Duo Will Premiere New Cabaret at WP Playhouse in October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2021

Audiences will laugh twice as hard as funny songmen Brance Cornelius and Alex Mansoori jump onto The Winter Park Playhouse stage in their new cabaret - A Little Off The Top - October 20 and 21, 2021 as part of the theatre's popular Spotlight Cabaret Series. Playhouse Musical Director Christopher Leavy will accompany on piano. 

Student Blog: Color-Blind Casting and Asians on Stage Photo Student Blog: Color-Blind Casting and Asians on Stage
by Student Blogger: Alexandra Boccone - Sep 1, 2021

As early as my sophomore year in college, I began to itemize a list of possible topics for my thesis. I was not looking forward to the whole thesis writing bit. However, things lightened up a bit as soon as I started to think of titles which I felt would excite me the most and therefore make my work easier. I came up with color-blind casting.

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