Lea Salonga nominated for best featured actress for LA musical
Tony-award winning actress Lea Salonga has been nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in the 2018 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards.
She was nominated for her role as Grace Farrell, the personal secretary of billionaire Oliver Warbucks, in “Annie” at the Hollywood Bowl.
Salonga on Wednesday thanked the award-giving body for the nomination and her fellow nominees in a Facebook post.
My cup runneth over! Just found out I was nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Musical by BroadwayWorld Los Angeles…
“My cup runneth over!” she wrote. “Thanks so much, and congratulations to my fellow nominees, especially Kaylin Hedges, Todd Ellison and Michael Arden!!!”
“Annie” at the Hollywood Bowl was staged in July 2018. The production was in celebration of the musical’s composer Charles Strouse who turned 90 in June.
She played the titular role in Repertory Philippines’ production of “Annie” in 1980.
Voting for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards is now open at https://www.broadwayworld.com/los-angeles/vote2018region.cfm. Winners will be announced in January. /cbb
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