Filipino actor Jon Jon Briones nominated at 2015 Olivier Awards
MANILA, Philippines – Filipino actor Jon Jon Briones earned a nomination for Best Actor in a Musical at the 2015 Olivier Awards.
On Twitter, Lea Salonga, who played Kim and was part of the original cast of the show, expressed her excitement for Jon Jon.
To all the #OlivierAwards nominees, CONGRATULATIONS to you all!!!— Lea Salonga (@MsLeaSalonga) March 9, 2015
Other nominees in the category include Brandon Victor Dixon for The Scottsboro Boys, John Dagleish for Sunny Afternoon and Killian Donnelly for Memphis The Musical.
Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger earned a nominaton for best supporting actress in Cats.
The Olivier Awards will take place on April 12. –Rappler.com