Lea Salonga to return to Broadway

11 Aug - Musical actress Lea Salonga revealed that she will be making her return to Broadway.

As reported on Rappler, the actress whose last Broadway show was 2015's "Allegiance", announced the news on Facebook, saying, "I have been keeping this for months! So excited to be returning to Broadway this fall in one of my favourite shows!"

Salonga is set to play Erzulie, the goddess of love in "Once On This Island", which tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy man despite their cultural differences.

The upcoming show, which is based on Rosa Guy's book, "My Love, My Love", will also star Alex Newell, Merle Dandridge, and Quentin Earl Darrington.

Prior to the announcement, Salonga was involved as a judge in the latest edition of the reality show "The Voice".

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