Filipina singer and actress Lea Salonga was awkwardly introduced as a different person during her appearance on Sky News in the U.K.
During a live newscast of the morning show “Sunrise” on Sky News UK, news anchor Stephen Dixon introduced their guest as environmentalist Anna Hughes, Coconuts Manila reported.
Filipino American singer and actress Lea Salonga received her first Grammy nomination for her work on a Broadway musical album, “Once on This Island.”
The show which also won Best Musical Revival at this year’s Tony Awards, is nominated for Best Musical Theater Album.
Tony Award nominee Eva Noblezada and Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, who both played the role of Kim in the musical “Miss Saigon” at different points in their career, are set to co-star in “Yellow Rose.”
Filipina singer and stage actress, Lea Salonga, has been confirmed as part of the cast of Lynn Ahrens’ and Stephen Flaherty’s “Once on This Island” Broadway musical.
The 46-year-old actress is going to take on the role of Erzulie, the beautiful Goddess of Love in the story. She will be joined by Alex Newell (“Glee”), who will play the role of Asaka, Mother of the Earth, according to Play Bill. Other cast mates that have been confirmed include Merle Dandrige (“Greenleaf”) as Papa Ge, the Demon of Death, and Quentin Earl Darrington (“Cats”) as Agwe, the God of Water.