Lea Salonga Will Perform Concerts in California, New York, Nevada and More in 2009

News   Lea Salonga Will Perform Concerts in California, New York, Nevada and More in 2009 Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, who is currently starring in the title role of the international tour of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, will perform in concert in the U.S. and Canada in 2009.
Lea Salonga
Lea Salonga

According to Billboard.com, the acclaimed singing actress is scheduled to offer concerts in Nevada, Washington, California, Indiana, New York, Hawaii and more in 2009. Salonga's current tour dates follow:
May 1, 2009 at the UNLV Performing Arts Center in Las Vegas, NV
May 3 at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia
May 4 at the Snoqualmie Casino Ballroom in Snoqualmie, WA
May 9 at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, Ontario
May 24 at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino in Reno, NV
May 30 at the Asian American Symphony in Los Angeles, CA
Sept. 25 at the Horseshoe Southern Indiana in Elizabeth, IN
Sept. 26 at the The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, IN
Oct. 9 at the UB Center for the Arts in Buffalo, NY
Oct. 16-17 at the Cache Creek Indian Casino in Brooks, CA
Nov. 13 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Concert Hall in Honolulu, HI
Nov. 14 at the Castle Theater in Kahului, HI

Salonga catapulted to international stage stardom when she was chosen to star as Kim in the 1989 London world premiere of Boublil and Schonberg's Miss Saigon, produced by Cameron Mackintosh. Only 17 at the time, Philippines native Salonga received critical acclaim and went on to win the Olivier Award as Best Actress in a Musical. In 1991 she reprised her performance on Broadway, again earning rave reviews and winning the Tony Award as Best Actress in a Musical, along with Best Actress honors from the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics' Circle. Salonga returned to Broadway in 2002, starring in the revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song. She also made her solo debut at Carnegie Hall to a sold-out crowd and was most recently on Broadway as Fantine in the revival of Les Misérables.