Lea Salonga hailed Best Featured Actress in Theater Fans' Choice Awards

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Lea Salonga hailed Best Featured Actress in a Musical at BroadwayWorld's Theater Fans' Choice Awards. She is part of the musical Once On This Island.



Lea Salonga wins the Best Featured Actress in a Musical Award in this year's Theater Fans' Choice Awards.

She was recognized for her portrayal of Erzulie, the goddess of love in the musical Once On This Island.

The results of the fan-based awards were released on BroadwayWorld's official website on June 4, 2018.

Lea expressed her gratitude for the recognition on her Twitter account.

She wrote, "Oh my!!! Thanks to our fans for all the island love!!!"


Lea's co-star in Once On This Island, Alex Newell, bagged the award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.

Once On This Island also received other awards namely Best Revival of a Musical, Best Direction of a Musical, Best Choreography, Best Leading Actress in a Musical, Best Lighting Design, Best Orchestrations, Best Scenic Design, Best Sound Design of a Musical, and Broadway's Backbone Best Musical Ensemble.

BroadwayWorld describes the Theater Fans' Choice Awards, which is now on its 16th edition, as "by far the largest fan based awards of their kind."

Everyone is welcome to vote in the poll based on the "full slate of eligible nominees in categories that both mirror the popular critical awards, as well as fan favorite categories for Best Tour, Ensemble and Off Broadway shows."




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