BREAKING NEWS: Tony Award winner Lea Salonga to depart this year’s 8 time Tony nominated revival of Once On This Island Broadway next month. The acclaimed performer is set to take her final bow on June 24th, 2018 at the Circle in the Square Theatre.
In addition, it has also been announced that Ensemble member and Salonga’s understudy Darlesia Cearcy (Shuffle Along on Broadway, The Book of Mormon on Broadway, along with the original productions of The Color Purple Musical and Ragtime the Musical) will take over the role of “Erzulie: The Goddess of Love” fulltime beginning June 25th, 2018.
We will miss Lea! What an incredible talent and a true ultimate goddess of love.
Congratulations to Darlesia on getting moved up from understudy to full time principal. Cannot wait to see you light up the stage with that beautiful crown.
The producers of Broadway’s Once On This Island announced today that Lea Salonga will play her final performance in the show on June 24. Current cast member Darlesia Cearcy will take over the role of Erzulie on June 25.
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