Lea Salonga News

 
Date Of Birth:
February 22, 1971 (48)
Birth Place:
Manila, PHILIPPINES
Bio:
Broadway: Kim in Miss Saigon (Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk and OCC Awards), Allegiance, Les Miserables, Flower Drum Song. International: Fun Home, Cats, Cinderella, God of Carnage. Film/TV: singing voices of Jasmine in Aladdin and Fa Mulan in Mulan, "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," Les Miserables for PBS (10th ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: February 22, 1971 (48)

Birth Place: Manila, PHILIPPINES

Bio:
Broadway: Kim in Miss Saigon (Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk and OCC Awards), Allegiance, Les Miserables, Flower Drum Song. International: Fun Home, Cats, Cinderella, God of Carnage. Film/TV: singing voices of Jasmine in Aladdin and Fa Mulan in Mulan, "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," Les Miserables for PBS (10th ... (read more)
BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD, Starring Lea Salonga & Jett Pangan, Is One Palatable Creative MischiefBWW Review: SWEENEY TODD, Starring Lea Salonga & Jett Pangan, Is One Palatable Creative Mischief
by Vince Vicentuan - Oct 20, 2019

Sweeney Todd is a directorial triumph. Obviously, [Bobby] Garcia has full control of all the elements of the production. It's one cohesive endeavor that proves whimsicality combined with creative intelligence could be what memorable theater is. (more...)

Global Roundup 10/18 - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Tour, Starry THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA & More!Global Roundup 10/18 - ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Tour, Starry THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA & More!
by BWW Special - Oct 18, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Once On This Island, The Light in the Piazza, Sweeney Todd and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes Teaches at One Day Master Class With Broadway Artists AlliancePhoto Flash: Laura Osnes Teaches at One Day Master Class With Broadway Artists Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

On Sunday, October 13th, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes spent the day with a group of students at Broadway Artists Alliance, workshopping audition material and sharing stories about her experience on Broadway. Osnes was most recently seen on Broadway in the critically acclaimed production Bandstand, in which she originated the role of Julia Trojan and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. Osnes is also well known for her starring turns in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (Ella, Tony Award Nomination), Bonnie and Clyde (Bonnie, Tony Award Nomination), Anything Goes (Hope Harcourt), South Pacific (Nellie Forbush) and Grease (Sandy). Osnes took time out of her busy schedule to connect with the students and share her advice for navigating the theater industry. (more...)

BWW Review: ERASE UNA ISLA en el Conjunto SantanderBWW Review: ERASE UNA ISLA en el Conjunto Santander
by Laura Iniguez - Oct 16, 2019

'Erase una Isla (Once on this Island)' está basada en la novela 'My Love, My Love' de Rosa Guy, y fue llevada a los escenarios de Broadway en 1990; desde entonces ha tenido exitosas producciones alrededor del mundo, su última producción fue el revival de Broadway en 2017 con un cast estelar que incluía a Lea Salonga, y actualmente se encuentra en National Tour por EEUU. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 10/14: THE WHO'S TOMMY Concert at La Jolla, and MoreWake Up With BWW 10/14: THE WHO'S TOMMY Concert at La Jolla, and More
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2019

Today's top stories: La Jolla stages The Who's Tommy concert tonight, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SWEENEY TODD Starring Lea Salonga and Jett PanganPhoto Flash: First Look at SWEENEY TODD Starring Lea Salonga and Jett Pangan
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 13, 2019

In cooperation with Atlantis Twenty and ABS-CBN, Atlantis Theatrical presents Tony winner Lea Salonga (Mrs. Lovett) and Jett Pangan (Sweeney Todd) in Sweeney Todd. (more...)

BWW Review: Stunning MISS SAIGON Revival at Segerstrom Center Can't Wipe Away Its Outdated Problematic MotifsBWW Review: Stunning MISS SAIGON Revival at Segerstrom Center Can't Wipe Away Its Outdated Problematic Motifs
by Michael Quintos - Oct 12, 2019

30 years after its stage debut, experiencing MISS SAIGON nowadays exposes just how outdated and out-of-touch it is with our increasingly diverse world view. The musical's original production---which first debuted in the West End in 1989 before transferring to Broadway in 1991---became a global hit despite some loud, very understandable controversy. Most audiences, however, ignored the accusations of orientalism, misogyny, and white-washing and instead focused on the show's epic melodrama and theatrical splendor, much of it powered by the lush music of Claude-Michel Schönberg and the lyrics by Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby Jr. The show continues at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa through October 13, 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Fernando, Mikkie Bradshaw-Volante Talk SWEENEY TODDVIDEO: Andrew Fernando, Mikkie Bradshaw-Volante Talk SWEENEY TODD
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 9, 2019

After its premiere at The Theatre at Solaire in Manila, Philippines, Atlantis Theatrical's production of Sweeney Todd will move to The Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in November and December 2019. (more...)

BWW Interview: Joanna Ampil Talks CATS, Grizabella Makeup And More!BWW Interview: Joanna Ampil Talks CATS, Grizabella Makeup And More!
by Carla Delgado - Oct 6, 2019

Joanna Ampil may have already checked off Grizabella from her dream roles, but there's something about the musical that makes her want to reprise the role once more. 'I'm doing it again because it's in Manila, hahaha!' she shared. 'I've always wanted to bring Cats to Manila and finally we have the chance, so I'm excited. I'm nervous also, but I'm more excited about it.' (more...)

BWW Interview: Chema Verduzco, Productor de ERASE UNA ISLA en Conjunto SantanderBWW Interview: Chema Verduzco, Productor de ERASE UNA ISLA en Conjunto Santander
by Laura Iniguez - Oct 3, 2019

'Erase una Isla (Once on this Island)' está basada en la novela 'My Love, My Love' de Rosa Guy, y fue llevada a los escenarios de Broadway en 1990; desde entonces ha tenido exitosas producciones alrededor del mundo, su última producción fue el revival de Broadway en 2017 con un cast estelar que incluía a Lea Salonga, y actualmente se encuentra en National Tour por EEUU. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 10/3: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Reviews, and More!Wake Up With BWW 10/3: FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Reviews, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2019

Today's top stories: read reviews for Freestyle Love Supreme, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: The Cast of Atlantis Theatrical's SWEENEY TODD Meets the Press; Show Opens 11 Oct.VIDEO: The Cast of Atlantis Theatrical's SWEENEY TODD Meets the Press; Show Opens 11 Oct.
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 2, 2019

After its premiere at The Theatre at Solaire in Manila, Philippines, Atlantis Theatrical's production of Sweeney Todd will move to The Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore in November and December 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: Lea Salonga Sings 'Not While I'm Around' From SWEENEY TODDVIDEO: Lea Salonga Sings 'Not While I'm Around' From SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

The touring production (Philippines, Singapore) of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, starring Tony winner Lea Salonga and Jett Pangan, will launch in Manila October 11th, 2019. In the video, check out Lea Salonga performing 'Not While I'm Around' at a press preview. (more...)

Tony Award-Winner, Lea Salonga, Announced At Blaisdell Concert HallTony Award-Winner, Lea Salonga, Announced At Blaisdell Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Tony Award-winner, Lea Salonga, will take the stage at Blaisdell Comcert Hall on Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Global Roundup 9/27 - ALMOST FAMOUS, Rob McClure As MRS. DOUBTFIRE, and More!Global Roundup 9/27 - ALMOST FAMOUS, Rob McClure As MRS. DOUBTFIRE, and More!
by BWW Special - Sep 27, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ALMOST FAMOUS, Rob McClure As MRS. DOUBTFIRE, and more! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 9/26: Alexandra Billings Joins WICKED, and More!Wake Up With BWW 9/26: Alexandra Billings Joins WICKED, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2019

Today's top stories: Alexandra Billings will play Madame Morrible in Wicked, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Gerald Santos Teases 'Johanna' from SWEENEY TODDVIDEO: Gerald Santos Teases 'Johanna' from SWEENEY TODD
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 25, 2019

The touring production (Philippines, Singapore) of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, starring Tony winner Lea Salonga and Jett Pangan, featuring Gerald Santos, will launch in Manila, Philippines, 11-27 October 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: Lea Salonga, Jett Pangan Preview 'A Little Priest' from SWEENEY TODDVIDEO: Lea Salonga, Jett Pangan Preview 'A Little Priest' from SWEENEY TODD
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 25, 2019

The touring production (Philippines, Singapore) of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, starring Tony winner Lea Salonga and Jett Pangan, will launch in Manila, Philippines, 11-27 October 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: YELLOW ROSE Starring Eva Noblezada Wins Big at 23rd Annual Urbanworld Film FestivalPhoto Flash: YELLOW ROSE Starring Eva Noblezada Wins Big at 23rd Annual Urbanworld Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2019

Filipina American writer and director Diane Paragas' deeply personal narrative feature debut YELLOW ROSE won the Best Narrative Feature Award (U.S. Cinema) and the Audience Award for Best Feature at the 23rd Annual Urbanworld Film Festival on September 22, 2019. Scroll down for photos from the Q & A. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

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