Lea Salonga News

 
Date of Birth: February 22, 1971 (47)
Birth Place: Manila, PHILIPPINES
Gender: Female
VIDEO: Lea Salonga Goes Retro with Performance of 'Take On Me'VIDEO: Lea Salonga Goes Retro with Performance of 'Take On Me'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Lea Salonga recently held a press conference to announce her upcoming 40th Anniversary Concert (already sold out) where she performed a beautiful rendition of 'Take on Me', watch below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Lea Salonga Discusses Her UK TourBWW Interview: Lea Salonga Discusses Her UK Tour
by Fiona Scott - Sep 25, 2018

Lea Salonga has come a long way since her Olivier and Tony Award-winning debut as Kim in Miss Saigon. In addition to her film, recording and performing career, she's been treading the boards worldwide, most recently in Once On This Island on Broadway. Lea speaks to us about her first ever UK tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering the Great Marin MazziePhoto Flash: Remembering the Great Marin Mazzie
by Walter McBride - Sep 17, 2018

Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Mazzie with an extensive photo gallery of her life onstage and off.  (more...)

Book On Filipino American Theater History Now AvailableBook On Filipino American Theater History Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

A book detailing the histories of Filipino American theater groups and artists is now available. Barangay to Broadway: Filipino American Theater History includes information on Tony Award winners such as Lea Salonga (Actress in a Musical for Miss Saigon), Clint Ramos (Costume Design for Eclipsed), Lena Hall (Featured Actress in a Musical for Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and Robert Lopez (Music for Avenue Q and Book of Mormon). (more...)

Early Bidding Now Open For Walk-On Roles, VIP Tickets, and More At The Broadway Flea Market And Grand AuctionEarly Bidding Now Open For Walk-On Roles, VIP Tickets, and More At The Broadway Flea Market And Grand Auction
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Jump start your ultimate theatrical treasure hunt as early bidding opens today on dozens of auction items you can't get anywhere except at the 32nd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. (more...)

Chanteuse Adrienne Haan & Vince Giordano And The Nighthawks To Debut At Joe's Pub, 10/17Chanteuse Adrienne Haan & Vince Giordano And The Nighthawks To Debut At Joe's Pub, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Honoring the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and the beginning of the Weimar Republic (1918-2018)   International chanteuse Adrienne Haan will be featured in a Joseph Barry Production, Voluptuous Weimar-A Tribute to Berlin's Golden Age.  Haan's performance celebrates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and the beginning of the Weimar Republic with musical selections that characterize Berlin during the 1920's and early 30's as a time of change.  The program under the musical direction of  pianist Richard Danley includes Spoliansky's, It's All a Swindle, Hollaender's Falling in Love Again, Berlin's Puttin' on the Ritz and Porter's Night and Day. Ms. Haan will perform with the Grammy-award winning 1920's Big Band, Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks.  (more...)

Tony Award Nominee Eva Noblezada to Star in Musical Film YELLOW ROSE with Lea SalongaTony Award Nominee Eva Noblezada to Star in Musical Film YELLOW ROSE with Lea Salonga
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Tony Award Nominee Eva Noblezada (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables) headlines the cast of musical drama film Yellow Rose along with Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga ( Once On This Island, Miss Saigon ). The film is led by Award-Winning Director Diane Paragas ( Brooklyn Boheme ) and production wrapped last month in Austin, Texas. Yellow Rose is Ms. Noblezada's debut in a feature film. (more...)

Lea Salonga to Embark on 2019 U.K. TourLea Salonga to Embark on 2019 U.K. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Singer, actress and Broadway royalty, Lea Salonga, known across the world for her powerful voice, perfect pitch and her Tony Award winning role in Miss Saigon and critically acclaimed role as Eponine in Les Miserables, has announced her first ever solo U.K. tour which will include a show at The London Palladium. Tickets go on sale on Friday 14 September 2018 at http://www.cuffeandtaylor.com/. (more...)

Sutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Alex Newell, and Darren Criss Will Headline 4th Annual Elsie FestSutton Foster, Joshua Henry, Alex Newell, and Darren Criss Will Headline 4th Annual Elsie Fest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

It has been announced that the festival will be led by Two-time Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Sutton Foster (TV Land's Younger, ABC Family's Bunheads, Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Violet ), three-time Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry (Hamilton, Carousel, Violet, Shuffle Along,The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess), Emmy nominated songwriter, musician and actor Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Hedwig and the Angry Inch) and actor and Atlantic Records recording artist Alex Newell (Glee, Once on this Island). (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Drama Desk Winner Chesney SnowPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes Drama Desk Winner Chesney Snow
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Aug 29, 2018

Having had the opportunity to meet Drama Desk Award Winning actor, Chesney Snow, during his run of IN TRANSIT and maintaining a connection to his artistry, have both been an absolute honor and pleasure. And at that time, Mr. Snow began the process of bringing his autobiographical choreopoem, UNWRITTEN LAW, to life at Dixon Place. Since then, Chesney has been performing, teaching, and writing all over the world. (more...)

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2018/19 Season; Bernadette Peters, Bob Dylan, Eddie Izzard, and MoreVan Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2018/19 Season; Bernadette Peters, Bob Dylan, Eddie Izzard, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall announces its 2018-2019 season. Filled with outstanding classical performances, top-notch comedians, Sarasota premieres, returning crowd-favorites, and a Broadway lineup like never before, the 2018-2019 season has something for everyone and is set to be the best one yet! (more...)

City Center Expands Studio 5 and Front & Center; Stephanie J. Block, Lea Salonga and MoreCity Center Expands Studio 5 and Front & Center; Stephanie J. Block, Lea Salonga and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

New York City Center today announced expanded programming for the popular Studio 5 series and the artists for Front & Center master classes as part of the 75th Anniversary Season-activating spaces throughout the landmarked building with the best in music, theater, and dance. (more...)

Podcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER's Brandon WilliamsPodcast: 'Keith Price's Curtain Call' Welcomes GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER's Brandon Williams
by Keith Price's Curtain Call - Aug 23, 2018

It is official that the Broadway Theater Season has begun. Head Over Heels, Pretty Woman, and Getting The Band Back Together, are the musicals kicking off the summer. I recently had a chance to sit with Brandon Williams from Getting the Band Back Together. He makes his Broadway debut playing the show's Bad Boy.  (more...)

New York Youth Symphony Now Accepting Applications For Musical Theater Composition ProgramNew York Youth Symphony Now Accepting Applications For Musical Theater Composition Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Now entering its 56th season, the New York Youth Symphony (NYYS) is launching a Musical Theater Composition (MTC) program, to be led by newly-appointed director Anna K. Jacobs. In a partnership with the Harlem School of the Arts, this new program aims to diversify the world of musical theater by creating opportunities for young composers to have their compositions workshopped and performed by both peers and professionals. (more...)

La Mirada Presents Reading of A New Musical THE HISTORY OF LIGHTLa Mirada Presents Reading of A New Musical THE HISTORY OF LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (BT McNicholl, Producing Artistic Director) is pleased to announce that four-time Tony Award nominee Gregg Edelman will direct the reading of a new musical, THE HISTORY OF LIGHT, with book by playwright Michael Small and a score featuring Gilbert & Sullivan classics re-interpreted by Musical Adaptor Lawrence Yurman. With Musical Direction by Scott Harlan, this new work will be presented for one night only, today, August 7that 8pm La Mirada Theatre, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada, CA. (more...)

Meet Sab, Jep And Jobim of 'Heto Na! Musikal nAPO,' Show Opens This Fri, TodayMeet Sab, Jep And Jobim of 'Heto Na! Musikal nAPO,' Show Opens This Fri, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Sab Jose, Jep Go, and Jobim Javier are three names that Philippine theatergoers should watch for when 'Heto Na! Musikal nAPO,' the new musical production of 9 Works Theatrical and Globe Live, co-presented by Frontrow and Fox Life, finally opens this weekend. (more...)

La Mirada Presents Reading of A New Musical THE HISTORY OF LIGHTLa Mirada Presents Reading of A New Musical THE HISTORY OF LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2018

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS (BT McNicholl, Producing Artistic Director) is pleased to announce that four-time Tony Award nominee Gregg Edelman will direct the reading of a new musical, THE HISTORY OF LIGHT, with book by playwright Michael Small and a score featuring Gilbert & Sullivan classics re-interpreted by Musical Adaptor Lawrence Yurman. With Musical Direction by Scott Harlan, this new work will be presented for one night only, on Tuesday, August 7that 8pm La Mirada Theatre, 14900 La Mirada Blvd. in La Mirada, CA. (more...)

Brief 8/1: Cast Announced For COME FROM AWAY National Tour, and More!Brief 8/1: Cast Announced For COME FROM AWAY National Tour, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Aug 1, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the full cast has been announced for the National Tour of Come From Away, we took you on the red carpet at the premiere of Freaky Friday, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Lea Salonga, Ana Gasteyer, Megan Hilty And More Perform In ANNIE At The Hollywood BowlVIDEO: Lea Salonga, Ana Gasteyer, Megan Hilty And More Perform In ANNIE At The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

The Broadway classic ANNIE was featured at the Hollywood Bowl this past weekend, helmed by Tony Award-nominated director Michael Arden, conducted by Todd Ellison, and choreographed by Eamon Foley. Check out video from the concert below! (more...)

Brief 7/31: Mallory Bechtel Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN, TWELFTH NIGHT Opens, and More!Brief 7/31: Mallory Bechtel Joins DEAR EVAN HANSEN, TWELFTH NIGHT Opens, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 31, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Mallory Bechtel takes over for Zoe Murphy in Dear Evan Hansen, The Public's Shakespeare in the Park production of Twelfth Night officially opens, and more! (more...)

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