>..."the talented Aura Deva"...
>..."the star of this show"...
>..."Narrator Aura Deva defied physics"...
>..."her voice was exquisite"...
>..."great things come in smaller packages"...
>..."commanded the stage effortlessly"...
>..."a voice of great power and impressive technique"...
> ..."ending to a burst of ecstatic applause"...
>..."an incredible performance-wonderfully performed"...
>..."sexy and petite... Aura dazzled"...
>..."one hot lady"...
>..."the enchantment of the night...
petite and stunningly gorgeous"...
INTERVIEWS

> Harpers & Queen Interviews Aura
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> An interview: New Star in town has a real aura... and a great name!


HARPERS & QUEEN

Name Aura Deva Occupation Singer and actress Age 24 From The Philippines Story so far Aura studied piano and singing at the Filipino conservatoir (University of the Philippines), but dropped out (after 5 years) to join the theatre, playing Tuptim in The King and I. She joined a band called The Opera, scored a number of hit records at home (where they love show tunes), then moved to Stuttgart, where she played the part of Kim in Miss Saigon for 3 years. She has just won her first West End role, playing - of all thing - Tuptim in The King & I. The critics say The new Lea Salonga How did you get from Manila to Stuttgart? 'My band was about to split up. I was sulking in my room one morning when my mohter opened the door and threw a newspaper at me. "get up and go to that audition!" she barked. I got the part.' Did Kim take over your life? ' I made a lot of gay friends who were keen on dressing up as Kim.' Elain Paige, who plays Anna, has a formidable reputation. Were you nervous about meeting her? 'I had heard that she was short, like me.' What did you think of Imelda Marcos and all those shoes? ' Great! Just joking. It worries me that one moment she can be exiled, and the next she is back, running for public office.' Whatever next? 'I am making a record with my husband. I write the songs; he funks them up.'

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