Beyond the Barricades: Les MisÚrables' Eponine

By Playbill Staff
11 Mar 2014

Lea Salonga
Lea Salonga, a Tony Award winner for her performance in Miss Saigon, was a replacement for the role of Eponine in the original Broadway production of Les Miz. She reprised her performance in the 10th anniversary concert at London's Royal Albert Hall and in the London production of the musical. In 2010 she played Fantine during the 25th anniversary concert of Les Misérables. She also became the first Asian actress to play the roles of Eponine and Fantine in Les Misérables on Broadway. Salonga has also been seen on Broadway in Flower Drum Song.