Lea Salonga voted Best Featured Actress for 'Once on This Island'


Posted at Jun 05 2018 07:33 PM


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The readers of Broadway World have spoken. 

Lea Salonga is among the winners of the popular website's annual Theater Fans' Choice Awards, billed as the largest fan-based awards of its kind, it was revealed this Monday.

She was voted Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance in "Once on This Island." The musical also won Best Revival, Best Choreography, and Best Leading Actress in a Musical, among others. 

Reacting to her win, Salonga wrote on Twitter: "Oh my!!! Thanks to our fans for all the island love!!!" 

"Once in This Island," which was nominated for nine Tony Awards, tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who falls in love with a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. 

Salonga plays the role of one of the island gods who will help Ti Moune reunite with the man who has captured her heart. 

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The musical opened back in December 3.