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Lea Salonga joins Il Divo on spring US tour; will visit Utah in April

By Mark Kennedy

Associated Press

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 12 2014 12:56 p.m. MST

This Oct. 15, 2010 file photo shows Filipino singer Lea Salonga performing on World Food Day, at the FAO (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization) headquarters in Rome. Salonga, the original "Miss Saigon" who also starred in a Broadway revival of "Flower Drum Song" in 2002, will join the upcoming tour "Il Divo _ A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs of Broadway Live.‚ÄĚ The tour kicks off on March 28 in Phoenix and ends June 10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

Alessandra Tarantino, File, Associated Press

NEW YORK — The four guys from Il Divo will get some help from Broadway veteran Lea Salonga as they tour this spring singing hits from musical theater.

The classical musical group announced Wednesday that Salonga will join the upcoming tour "Il Divo — A Musical Affair: The Greatest Songs of Broadway Live."

Salongo was the original "Miss Saigon" in London and New York. She also starred in a Broadway revival of "Flower Drum Song" in 2002.

The tour kicks off on March 28 in Phoenix and ends in June, with stops in California, Washington, Canada, Utah, Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Ohio, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island.

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