MANILA - The cast of the ongoing West End revival of "Miss Saigon," including Filipinos Eva Noblezada and Jonjon Briones, wowed the audience at the recent Royal Variety Performance.
The annual variety show attended by members of the British royal family was held this year at the London Palladium, and was telecast on Monday.
Among the performers that night were One Direction, Bette Midler, Shirley Bassey, Ed Sheeran, Demi Lovato and Ellie Goulding. The event was attended by Prince William and Kate Middleton.
For the "Miss Saigon" excerpt, Noblezada as Kim and Alistair Brammer as the American soldier Chris performed "Last Night of the World."
Briones as The Engineer, meanwhile, had a solo spot with "The American Dream." Filipino singer Rachelle Ann Go also appeared on stage during this number.
Last September, he Cameron Mackintosh-produced "Miss Saigon" held a special performance in London to celebrate its 25th anniversary, with Lea Salonga reprising her role as Kim.