More articles about: Lea Salonga

 
Share
Atlantis’ 20th anniversary season-ender is unexpectedly relevant.
For a thriller set in Victorian England, Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s Sweeney Todd—The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is remarkably Filipino. There is, for instance, the antagonist Judge Turpin: A pious authority figure who combines the very worst of both Padres ...
 
Share
A screening of The Sorcerer's Stone was accompanied by live music courtesy of the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Gerard Salonga.
“You seem like a very well-behaved audience,” began Gerard Salonga, acknowledging the polite applause he received when he went onstage. “I know this may seem like a very formal event, but for tonight, please, let loose!”At that point, the audience erupted in ...
 
Share
With a confused look, Salonga immediately corrected the news anchor.
Exactly 30 years after Miss Saigon debuted in the U.K., singer and actor Lea Salonga was welcomed back with her first U.K. concert tour. She was, however, not introduced as the Filipino singer-actress we know her to be.In an awkward case of mixing ...
 
Share
The Tony-winning musical only has four weeks left until the final performance on January 6.
Once on This Island only has four weeks left until the final performance on January 6. Today, the production made an announcement much to many fans’ delight. The original Erzulie, Lea Salonga, will be back to reprise the role after taking her ...
 
Share
The two power women bumped into each other after last night’s state dinner at Malacañang Palace.
Tourism Secretary Berna Romulo Puyat regularly mingles with many well-known newsmakers in her current cabinet position.Last night, at the state dinner given by President Rodrigo Duterte for Chinese President Xi Jinping at Malacañang Palace, Puyat hobnobbed with some of the nation’s wealthiest ...
 
Share
The whole nation has proudly watched Lea Salonga blossom from a little girl into an enduring global phenomenon.
Once upon a time, forty years ago during the age of disco, Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga was a little girl who loved to sing. “Lea was always singing at home. Singing and singing, always singing. She wanted to be on stage,” says ...
 
Share
The film has been in development for 15 years.
After her run as “Kim” in last year’s Broadway revival of Miss Saigon, Eva Noblezada is making her film debut in the musical drama Yellow Rose. The half-Filipino musical theater star is joined by no less than fellow “Kim” Lea Salonga, who ...
 
104 Shares
Lea couldn’t resist taking a selfie with Lin-Manuel.
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 ...
 
853 Shares
Take a look at what the U.S. critics have to say about it.
The hallmark ingenuity, warmth, and intensity bordering on excess that characterize Mr. Arden’s style is recapitulated everywhere within the production, writes New York Times’ Jesse Green of Michael Arden’s staging of Once on This Island, which has been named a New York Times ...
 
1379 Shares
She plays the goddess of love.
With this year’s announcement that Lea Salonga will be making her return to the Broadway stage and releasing an album where she sings in different Filipino dialects, it’s clear that Tony Award winner Lea Salonga never rests on her laurels.Music-lovers will be ...
 
1081 Shares
The Tony Award winner needed to adapt her vocal styles to fit each song.
Throughout her career, Tony Award Winner Lea Salonga has delved into various entertainment and artistic channels. She’s wowed audiences on Broadway, acted in films, lent her vocal talents to beloved Disney characters, staged performances in sold-out concerts and before presidents, royals, and ...
 
200 Shares
Director Michael Arden is bringing life back to the musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty.
Musical theater fans have something new to look forward to as a Broadway revival of the production Once On This Island makes it back onstage. Its producers have recently announced the cast to include Lea Salonga, Alex Newell of Glee fame, and ...
CONNECT WITH US
Close