Christmastime is listed here at past and BroadwayWorld is continuing our beloved annual custom of celebrating the getaway year with a 12 Times of Xmas countdown. This year we have invited superstar of stage and display screen Lea Salonga to share some of her most cherished holiday break tunes and performances.
Verify again tomorrow to check out out Lea’s record in whole!
“Judy Garland is an icon. And this straightforward, gorgeous musical second usually gets me in my thoughts and into the holiday spirit.”
A number of award successful actress and singer Lea Salonga is renown across the entire world for her impressive voice and great pitch. She is finest regarded for her Tony Award successful role in Miss Saigon. In addition to the Tony, she has gained the Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Awards, in the field of musical theatre. She was also the initial Asian to play Eponine in the musical Les Misérables on Broadway and returned to the beloved display as Fantine in the 2006 revival.
Numerous supporters of all ages realize Lea as the singing voice of Princess Jasmine from Aladdin and Fa Mulan for Mulan and Mulan II. For her portrayal of the beloved princesses, the Walt Disney Business bestowed her with the honor of “Disney Legend”.
Most not too long ago, Lea been given important acclaim for her portrayal of Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd with stints in Manila and Singapore. Her 2019 The Human Coronary heart Tour observed document-breaking audiences all over the entire world together with North American, Australia and the United kingdom.
On Broadway, Lea most not long ago starred in the 2018 Broadway revival of The moment on This Island as the Goddess of Appreciate, Erzulie. The show’s return to the Broadway stage gained a Tony Award for “Greatest Revival of a Musical” and also garnered Lea and the forged a Grammy nomination for “Very best Musical Theater Album.”
Lea also starred in the critically acclaimed Sony musical-drama YELLOW ROSE which strike theaters in October. Also, in August, Lea produced her single “Dream Once again” with all earnings donated to charities aiding in COVID-19 aid all over the planet, together with The Actor’s Fund.
Most a short while ago, Lea joined PBS’ Good PERFORMANCES lineup for their fourth yearly “Broadway’s Best” collection. The live performance premiered on November 27th and provided signature music from Salonga’s illustrious repertoire, including Miss Saigon, Les Misérables, Aladdin, and Mulan. At the moment, Lea serves as a decide on the Philippines strike variation of “The Voice” which include the ratings juggernaut “The Voice Young children”. Mitoy Yonting, a member of Team Lea, was named the initially year winner. An avid techie and gamer, Lea divides her time among Manila, Philippines with her spouse and children and the United States.
Lea’s most recent album, Are living in Live performance with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, is now readily available to acquire!