Lin-Manuel Miranda, Star-Studded Crowd Watch Lea Salonga in Once on This Island
The Broadway remake of Once on This Island is definitely proud of its all-star cast. But another factor the production also takes pride in is its star-studded audience.
Since the production premiered on December 3, it has attracted respected celebrities from various industries. Our country's own Lea Salonga helps us keep track of these famous Once on This Island fans through her selfies.
Lin-Manuel Miranda and his wife Vanessa Nadal most recently dropped by.
Earlier in the month, Neil Patrick-Harris who is a celebrated Broadway name himself, and his partner David Burtka showed their support for the production.
Award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz showed up with English
And in a moment that shook the
Last December, Tina Fey and actor Brian D’Arcy James caught the show on the same night.
God is so AMAZING! I got to meet and talk to #KennyOrtega ! The creater of High School Musical! The director of Hocus Pocus, Newsies, Michael Jackson’s This Is It Documentary and more! He also choreographed Dirty Dancing, Ferris Buellers Day Off, and some very famous music videos for Madonna, Michael Jackson and other legend! He was also the Creative director MICHAEL JACKSONS FUNERAL!! The list goes on! Needless to say this man has been such a huge part of my life and we never met. So special that I got to meet him! He was everything I thought he would be ????????
Director and choreographer Kenny Ortega of High School Musical, Dirty Dancing, and Newsies fame was another recent visitor.
It wasn’t all about Hollywood and Broadway legends. Long-time friend and fellow Filipino film actor Aga Muhlach watched, too.
It's not the first time Salonga has posted selfies with fellow celebrities. Theater fans may recall when Salonga also giddily snapped photos at last year's Tony Awards while backstage with Mark Hamill, John Lithgow, and Josh Gad.
As far as the musical production is concerned, it recently welcomed Tony nominee Norm Lewis and American Idol alum Tamyra Gray, as they fill the roles of Agwe and Papa Ge, respectively. The original actors who played the part, Quentin Earl Darrington and Merle Dandridge have both taken leaves, reports Broadway.com.