Esang de Torres of 'Voice Kids' gets lead role in 'Matilda' musical


Posted at Aug 01 2017 03:51 PM


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MANILA – Esang de Torres, one of the finalists in the second season of “The Voice Kids,” will star in Atlantis Theatrical’s upcoming musical “Matilda.”

De Torres is alternating with Felicity Kyle Napuli and Uma Martin in the titular role. 

Tony Award-winning theater actress and singer Lea Salonga took to Twitter to share the good news, saying she is excited to see the three girls on stage.

Salonga was De Torres’s coach on “The Voice Kids.”

“You three are amazing young actors, and I cannot wait to watch you all!” she said.

“And needless to say, I’m very proud of the one in the middle,” she added, referring to De Torres.

Last year, De Torres joined the Manila and Singapore cast of “Les Miserables” as an alternate for the role of the young Cosette