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Lea Salonga won’t perform in SEA Games opening

By: - Reporter
/ 09:37 PM November 25, 2019
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RAYMUND ISAAC

MANILA, Philippines — Broadway icon Lea Salonga said in a tweet Monday she would not perform at the opening of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.

Salonga said she would be having a series of shows in Singapore for “Sweeney Todd” starting Thursday.

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“Leaving on a jet plane for Singapore tomorrow and will begin our 14-show Sweeney run on Thursday night,” Salonga said.

“This means I will not be performing at the SEA Games opening ceremonies on Saturday. I won’t be back home til after Sweeney is done,” she added.

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The SEA Games’ formal opening ceremony is happening on Saturday, November 30, at the Philippine Arena.

The Tony award-winning actress sang the SEA Games’ official theme song titled “We Win As One.”

National Artist for Music Ryan Cayabyab composed the song and Floy Quintos wrote the lyrics.

WATCH: Lea Salonga sings 2019 SEA Games official theme song ‘We Win As One’ 

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