She originated the role of Kim in Miss Saigon in both The West End and Broadway productions, for which she won the Olivier and Tony awards. Salonga is one of the best-selling Filipino artists of all time.
- Miss Saigon
- Les Misérables
- Flower Drum Song
- Aladdin as Princess Jasmine (singing voice)
- Mulan as Fa Mulan (singing voice)
- Sofia the First : Princess Jasmine and Fa Mulan (singing voice for both)
- Chronically Killed Actor: Her roles on Broadway fit this, such as both Fantine and Eponine in Les Mis and Kim in Miss Saigon