Known across the world for her powerful voice and perfect pitch, Lea Salonga is a singer and actress who is best known for her Tony Award winning role in Miss Saigon. In addition, she has won the Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World awards, in the field of musical theatre. She was the first Asian to play Eponine in the musical Les Misérables on Broadway and returned to the beloved show as Fantine in the 2006 revival. Recently, Lea wrapped her role as ‘Erzulie,’ the goddess of love, in the Broadway revival of Once on This Island, which won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical.
Lea has toured all over the world, performing sold-out concerts in such locations as the Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Australia’s Sydney Opera House, Singapore’s Esplanade, Kuala Lumpur Convention Center, Hong Kong Cultural Center, Queen Sirikit Convention Center in Bangkok, Carnegie Hall in New York, and in various venues in Vancouver, Sacramento, San Diego, Phoenix, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, etc.
She was also the first artist to sell out two shows at Brigham Young University’s deJong Concert Hall in Utah since The Kings Singers in 2009. Many fans of all ages recognise 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 Company bestowed her with the honor of “Disney Legend” in August of 2011.