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Lea Salonga

 
Date Of Birth:
February 22, 1971 (51)
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 (51)

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)

Living Her Dream: Julia Abueva Makes Broadway Debut Photo Living Her Dream: Julia Abueva Makes Broadway Debut
by Jude Cartalaba - Nov 22, 2022

'You have to want it more than anything. You have to be willing to WORK for it. Sacrifice for it. It’s not as glamorous as it seems. That’s why the passion needs to be for the work, not the fame,' those were striking words of Julia Abueva, one of the stars of the Broadway musical KPOP, inspired by a global phenomenon.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Arkansas Awards; Argenta's MEMPHIS Leads B Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Arkansas Awards; Argenta's MEMPHIS Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Arkansas Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet to Celebrate KPOP Opening Night Photo Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet to Celebrate KPOP Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 21, 2022

KPOP officially celebrates its opening night on November 27, but the party came early last night at the Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld was there to celebrate and you can check out photos from the starry red carpet arrivals here!

Photos: KPOP Company Takes Opening Night Bows Photo Photos: KPOP Company Takes Opening Night Bows
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 21, 2022

Last night, history was made on Broadway as the musical sensation KPOP marked their opening celebration, ahead of the show’s official opening night on November 27. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the curtain call here!

KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Available Now on CD Photo KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Available Now on CD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

The original cast recording of Knoxville is NOW AVAILABLE ON CD. Based on the novel by James Agee, Knoxville recently had its world premiere run at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida.

Robert Bannon & Alyssa Wray to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY at the Triad  Photo Robert Bannon & Alyssa Wray to Join LIVE WITH RYE & FRIENDS ON BROADWAY at the Triad Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

Live with Rye & Friends on Broadway will continue its one-year celebration on Sunday, December 11, 2022, at the Triad Theatre at 8:00 pm. Joining the continuing anniversary show as special guests are musical theater singing sensation Robert Bannon and American Idol Season 19 Top 10 finalist Alyssa Wray.

Interview: The Pentatonix Are Going 'Around The World' This Holiday Season Photo Interview: The Pentatonix Are Going 'Around The World' This Holiday Season
by Michael Major - Nov 4, 2022

Superstar a cappella group Pentatonix is gearing up for another holiday season, filled with a new holiday album, a Disney+ special, and North American tour dates! BroadwayWorld caught up with Pentatonix to discuss their new album, their favorite memories on tour, and what musical they think should get the a cappella treatment.

Robert Bannon to Return to Feinstein's At Vitello's With REWIND in November Photo Robert Bannon to Return to Feinstein's At Vitello's With REWIND in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2022

SNL Performer, Recording Artist, and host of 'The Roundtable,' Robert Bannon will return to Feinstein's At Vitello's in Studio City, CA. to perform his 'Rewind' concert on November 10th, 2002. The show comes direct from NYC where it was performed to sold out crowds and recorded for a live album.

Pentatonix Release New Holiday Album 'Holidays Around the World' Photo Pentatonix Release New Holiday Album 'Holidays Around the World'
by Michael Major - Oct 28, 2022

For the first time in their career, the three-time GRAMMY® Award-winning and Daytime EMMY® Award-nominated vocal quintet present a global vision unlike anything else in their acclaimed catalog on Holidays Around The World. To bring these twelve tracks to life, they collabsorated with incredible artists from all over the world. Plus, tour dates!

Listen: Lea Salonga and Pentatonix Sing 'Christmas In Our Hearts' Photo Listen: Lea Salonga and Pentatonix Sing 'Christmas In Our Hearts'
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022

Lea Salonga has been featured on Pentatonix's new holiday albu, Holidays Around The World! Salonga sings along with the a capella group on a rendition of Jose Mari Chan’s Christmas In Our Hearts.

BC/EFA Auctions Limited Edition Autographed Al Hirschfeld Prints Photo BC/EFA Auctions Limited Edition Autographed Al Hirschfeld Prints
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 27, 2022

Twenty one limited-edition prints of acclaimed caricature artist Al Hirschfeld – signed by the iconic stage and screen stars featured in the image – are being auctioned online to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Al Hirschfeld Foundation, in partnership with Heritage Auctions, the largest collectibles auctioneer in the world.

KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Featuring Jason Danieley & More to be Released This Photo KNOXVILLE Original Cast Recording Featuring Jason Danieley & More to be Released This Week
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Broadway Records will release the original cast recording of Knoxville. Based on the novel by James Agee, Knoxville recently played a critically acclaimed world premiere run at Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida. The album will be available everywhere digitally on Friday, October 21, and on physical CD on November 11.

Cast and Creative Team Announced for STARDUST ROAD at York Theatre Company Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced for STARDUST ROAD at York Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

The York Theatre Company has announced the full cast and creative team for will the New York premiere of Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust Road, conceived by Susan H. Schulman, Michael Lichtefeld, and Lawrence Yurman, developed with Hoagy Bix Carmichael, and featuring music by the legendary Hoagy Carmichael. 

Peabo Bryson Comes to Pepperdine This Month Photo Peabo Bryson Comes to Pepperdine This Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2022

Two-time GRAMMY and Oscar Award–winner Peabo Bryson brings an intimate concert experience to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 8 p.m. 

Sophia Anne Caruso Premieres Brand New Single 'Thing Like That' Photo Sophia Anne Caruso Premieres Brand New Single 'Thing Like That'
by Michael Major - Sep 30, 2022

Sophia made her Broadway debut in David Harrower’s Blackbird, co-starring Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams. Not long afterwards, she starred as “Lydia” in Warner Bros’ cult Broadway favorite, Beetlejuice. On television, Sophia played “Brigitta von Trapp” on NBC’s Emmy award-winning The Sound of Music Live! and NBC’s SMASH, with Bernadette Peters.

At 12, TOFA Awards Brim With Historic Firsts Photo At 12, TOFA Awards Brim With Historic Firsts
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 25, 2022

In its 12th year, The Outstanding Filipino American Awards (TOFA), founded by journalist Elton Lugay, were still brimming with historic firsts. From the Carnegie Hall on 56th Street, TOFA’s venue has moved down 13 streets to the Town Hall. TOFA has also launched its newest sets of excellence in leadership awards: the Lifetime Achievement Awards, endorsed by President Joe Biden, and the Global Awards. Remarkably, it was also the first time an incumbent mayor of the city has physically graced a Fil-Am event.

Alice Ripley, Javier Munoz, and More Join Frank Wildhorn Musical THE SONG OF BERNADET Photo Alice Ripley, Javier Munoz, and More Join Frank Wildhorn Musical THE SONG OF BERNADETTE
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

The complete cast has been announced for the modern musical adaptation of The Song of Bernadette developmental workshop from Tony, Grammy and Emmy nominated Composer, Frank Wildhorn, CMA winner and Grammy nominated lyricist, Robin Lerner and award winning playwright, Rinne B Groff.  

Andy Karl, Orfeh, Stephen Flaherty & More to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Broadway R Photo Andy Karl, Orfeh, Stephen Flaherty & More to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Broadway Records at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

Broadway Records is celebrating 10 years with the 10th anniversary of 54 Below! This one-night-only celebration concert will feature Broadway Records’ most dazzling solo and double-act artists.

Robert Bannon Will Return With REWIND At The Green Room 42 October 22nd Photo Robert Bannon Will Return With REWIND At The Green Room 42 October 22nd
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 15, 2022

Robert Bannon prepares an encore of his show REWIND for a live recording on October 22nd at Manhattan nightclub The Green Room 42.

Wake Up With BWW 9/12: Lea Michele Out of FUNNY GIRL Due to COVID-19, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/12: Lea Michele Out of FUNNY GIRL Due to COVID-19, and More!
by - Sep 12, 2022

Today's top stories include Lea Michele out of Funny Girl for 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19. Learn more about Julie Benko's upcoming schedule. In other Funny Girl news, Barbara Tirrell made her debut in the show one day after she was hired as an offstage cover for Mrs. Brice, Mrs. Strakosh, and Mrs. Meeker.

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