Lea Salonga's daughter joins "Matilda" musical

13 Sep – 11-year-old Nicole Chien is following the footsteps of her musical star mother, Lea Salonga by making her debut in an upcoming stage production.

As reported on Rappler, Chien, the daughter of Salonga with husband Rob Chien, is set to play the role of Alice in the Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's production of "Matilda the Musical".

Salonga herself confirmed the news on Twitter, writing, "Word is finally out, and I couldn't be happier. Congratulations, Nicole!"

Chien will be alternating the role with another child actress, Ella Gonzalez.

On the other hand, the musical also stars Esang de Torres, the 10-year-old singing prodigy who was mentored by Salonga on the second season of "The Voice Kids Philippines".

(Photo Source: Rappler.com)