Tony Award-winning singer and actress Lea Salonga is coming to Dubai Opera.
The Filipina artist is a national treasure in her home country and also musical theatre star known across the world, who’s making her debut at Dubai Opera on 22nd and 23rd September.
Aged 18, she landed the role of Kim in the mega-hit musical ‘Miss Saigon’ in 1989, after making her mark as a child star in the Philippines with her powerful voice and perfect pitch.
Playing venues around the world from New York to Bangkok, she was also the first Asian to play Eponine in the musical Les Miserables on Broadway, and also lent her singing voice to Disney princesses, Jasmine and Mulan.
Because of this, in August 2011, she was bestowed with the honour of Disney Legend.
Lea has also performed for six Philippine presidents, three of American’s leaders, the late Diana, Princess of Wales and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Oh, and she is currently a judge on the Philippines’ version of The Voice. Busy lady.