PhilDev Celebrates Broadway: Suites by Sondheim, a benefit concert devoted to the works of internationally celebrated American composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim. Diverse City Theater's artistic director, Victor Lirio, directs.
Tony® Award winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Flower Drum Song, Disney's Mulan and Aladdin) leads an impressive cast of Filipino-American Broadway stars. Joining her are Joan Almedilla (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables); ); Rona Figueroa (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Lennon, Nine); Lydia Gaston (The King & I, Miss Saigon, The Red Shoes); Adam Jacobs (Les Miserables, The Lion King); Jose Llana (The King & I, Spelling Bee, The Flower Drum Song opposite Lea Salonga, Wonderland); Deedee Magno Hall (Miss Saigon, Wicked) Orville Mendoza (Pacific Overtures, Miss Saigon); Paolo Montalban (Pacific Overtures, The King & I, ABC/Disney's Cinderella as Prince Charming opposite Brandy); Jennifer Paz (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables, Joseph … Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar).
This marks the first all-Filipino concert at Lincoln Center presenting top Filipino-American talents who have all made marks on Broadway in leading roles. This is also the first concert event that Sondheim's magnificent music from shows such as Company, A Little Night Music, and Sunday in the Park with George, among others, will be expressed by this group of world-class Filipino-American voices.
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