Lea Salonga Plays Three-Week New York Engagement Beginning June 7
By Michael Gioia
Tony Award winner Lea Salonga returns to Café Carlyle June 7 for an exclusive three-week return engagement with a show titled Lea Salonga: New York in June.
Salonga's concert, scheduled to run through June 25, will take her audience on a musical tour of her multi-faceted career. According to press notes, "She will share personal anecdotes in an evening that combines melodies ranging from Filipino Tagalog songs to American standards and some little known songs she has learned along her journey."
The performer will be supported by a quartet led by musical director and pianist Larry Yurman. Daniel Kutner directs the evening.
Salonga won a Tony Award in 1991 for her performance in Miss Saigon. She has also appeared on Broadway in Flower Drum Song, Something Good and Les Miserables.
Lea Salonga: New York in June plays Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8:45 PM with an additional show on Saturday nights at 10:45 PM.
The Café Carlyle at The Carlyle Hotel is located at 35 East 76th Street at Madison Avenue. For more information and reservations, call (212) 744-1600 or visit www.thecarlyle.com.
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