LOOK: Lea thanks Robert de Niro for watching 'Once on This Island'


Posted at Apr 09 2018 12:06 PM

MANILA – Lea Salonga and the cast of the Broadway revival of “Once on this Island” had yet another Hollywood superstar in the audience.

On Monday, Salonga shared her photo with Oscar winner Robert de Niro, who watched the show with his family.

“Thank you, sir, for visiting the island with your lovely family,” she wrote.


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"Once on This Island" tell the story of Ti Moune (Hailey Kilgore), a Caribbean country girl who falls in love with Daniel (Isaac Powell), a young aristocrat man she saves from a car crash.

On her quest to be with the love of her life who had returned to his wealthy family on the other side of the island, four gods will guide Ti Moune through a test of love against prejudice and hate.

Salonga plays the role of Erzulie, the goddess of love.