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The Honolulu Advertiser
Updated at 11:58 a.m., Monday, March 3, 2008

Lea Salonga adds new Sunday concert at Blaisdell

By Wayne Harada
Advertiser Entertainment Writer

Lea Salonga, the Tony Award-winning singer-actor of "Miss Saigon" fame, will add a second Honolulu concert to her weekend schedule.

Salonga, who arrived last night from the Philippines, will announce the added performance in a press conference at 2 p.m. today at the Hilton Prince Kuhio Hotel.

The second show is at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Blaisdell Concert Hall, tickets for which are on sale at Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 877-750-4400, or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets are $39 and $49.

Her original performance is at 8 p.m. Saturday at Blaisdell.

Salonga widely known for originating her award-winning Kim role in the musical, "Miss Saigon" also will perform on three Neighbor Islands, as follows:

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Kaua'i War Memorial Convention Hall. $39 general, $49 golden circle. 866-468-3399,


7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sangha Hall, Big Island. $49. 866-468-3399, ticketweb.com.

7:30 p.m. Friday, Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater. $29, $39, $49. 808-242-7469, mauiarts.org.

Reach Wayne Harada at wharada@honoluluadvertiser.com.