Yesterday Lea Salonga performed in the 21st Stars in the Alley an annual free concert by Broadway’s biggest stars in the historic Shubert Alley.
She sang I Dreamed a Dream and despite the wind (for unknown reasons it's always windy in there or at least during the time that I was there), noise, bad audio and distractions gave the audience an “earful” of what Fantine should really sound which is a lot better than her predecessor in the current revival of Les Miserables.
Daphne Rubin- Vega's...
"My Right Shoe and Shubert Alley"
The Alley on W. 44th St and W. 45th St. at Seventh Avenue is the place where aspiring actors congregate hoping for a chance to land a part in theater baron Sam S. Shubert's production in the old days.
Here is a clip of the billboards in the alley I took last Friday the 13th April 2007.
Don't Forget to watch the live coverage of the 61st Tony Awards on June 10 at 8 p.m. on CBS