The actress – who won the Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her portrayal of Kim in Miss Saigon – previously appeared in the musical during the run of the original production.
At that time – in 1993 – she played the street waif Eponine. Salonga joins the new Broadway production as Fantine, succeeding Daphne Rubin-Vega in the role.
Here's a look at the award-winning actress now appearing in Les Misérables.
photos by Joan Marcus