Remembering Lea Salonga as “Miss Saigon” makes one go back to the 17 year old innocent girl in 1989, who had breezed into the audition room of Cameron Mackintosh and sang “Own My Own” from the play, Les Misreables.”
“Miss Saigon” 3rd call for auditions has Rachelle Ann Go, Crichelle Santos, Frencheska Farr as the successful candidates for the part of the ill-fated Kim in the stage play.
American Idol runner-up Jessica Sanchez’s updates include her performance at the 2012 Carousel of Hope Ball, and her Glee appearance as Finn’s love interest, reportedly. The Carousel of Hope Ball was held last October 20, with actor George Clooney and singer Smokey Robinson. Jessica Sanchez tweeted her excitement:
American Idol season 11’s runner-up, Jessica Sanchez, has been officially included in “Glee” the American musical-drama TV series, but she is also being considered reportedly by producer Cameron Mackintosh as one of the frontrunners for the role of Kim. Kim is the leading character in the internationally acclaimed musical-drama play, Miss Saigon.
MANILA, Philippines – Broadwayworld.com announced on October 12 that “Miss Saigon’s” producer Cameron Mackintosh, Philippines’ rep, Dong Alegre would be conducting auditions in Manila on November 19 to 22, 2012, to select the next Kim for the Broadway play, “Miss Saigon.”