'Once on This Island' with Lea begins previews on Broadway


Posted at Nov 10 2017 05:05 PM

MANILA – Tony winner Lea Salonga thanked their “amazing audience” as the Broadway revival of “Once on This Island” began previews on Thursday (Friday in Manila).

“Hi, this is Lea! I just want to thank all the fans that came out on our first preview of ‘Once on This Island!’” Salonga said in a clip she shared on her Twitter page. 


IT’S HAPPENING TONIGHT!!! PREVIEW #1!!! @onceislandbway

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“Once on This Island” tells the story of Ti Moune (Hailey Kilgore), a peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy (Isaac Powell) from the other side of the island.

Salonga plays the role of one of the island gods who will help Ti Moune reunite with the man who has captured her heart. 

The musical will open on Broadway on December 3.