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Jory Rivera

Jory Rivera Jory Rivera is a hobbyist photographer. He is a contributor for OPMB Worldwide, a Philippine-based website that covers national and international pageants.

He joins BroadwayWorld Philippines because theater is his first love. In his own little way, he feels so proud to contribute to promoting theater in the country.
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PHOTOS: WICKED's Ingress Starts at the Cultural Center of the PhilippinesPHOTOS: WICKED'S Ingress Starts in Manila
Posted: Jan. 10, 2014


Photo Coverage: WICKED-Manila Holds Live Auction for Typhoon VictimsPHOTOS: WICKED-Manila Holds Live Auction for Typhoon Victims
Posted: Feb. 2, 2014


Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA Meets the Press; Show Opens 5/9Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA Meets the Press; Show Opens 5/9
Posted: Apr. 4, 2014


Photo Coverage: Resorts World Manila's PRISCILLA Takes Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: Resorts World Manila's PRISCILLA Takes Opening Night Bows
Posted: May. 11, 2014


Photo Coverage: Repertory Philippines' AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY OpensPhoto Coverage: Repertory Philippines' AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Opens
Posted: Feb. 22, 2014


Photo Coverage: Rep Presents NOISES OFF; Show Runs Till 4/27Photo Coverage: Rep Presents NOISES OFF; Show Runs Till 4/27
Posted: Mar. 31, 2014


Photo Coverage: Resorts World Manila's PRISCILLA Takes Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: Resorts World Manila's PRISCILLA Takes Opening Night Bows
May 11, 2014

Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott's PRISCILLA , QUEEN OF THE DESERT, based on the 1994 sleeper hit 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,' is Resorts World Manila's (RWM) fifth theatrical production right on the heels of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Cinderella.' The production, helmed by Jaime del Mundo ('The Producers'), opened Friday, May 9, at Newport Performing Arts Theatre.
Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA Meets the Press; Show Opens 5/9Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA Meets the Press; Show Opens 5/9
April 4, 2014

The main cast of the Philippine premiere of Sydney-London's West End-Broadway musical PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT: Leo Tavarro Valdez (Tick/Mitzi), Jon Santos (Bernadette), Red Concepcion (Adam, Felicia), Michael Williams (Miss Understanding), Bituin Escalante (Diva), Lani Ligot (Diva), Timmy Canlas (Diva), and Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo (Marion), donned for the first time their '80s retro costumes, mainly designed by Edgar San Diego, before the members of the press Thursday, April 3, at Taps, Genting Club, Maxims Hotel.
Photo Coverage: Rep Presents NOISES OFF; Show Runs Till 4/27Photo Coverage: Rep Presents NOISES OFF; Show Runs Till 4/27
March 31, 2014

Michael Frayn's outrageously funny three-act play NOISES OFF is now playing at Repertory Philippines (Rep), the country's premier English-language theater company behind recent hits 'August: Osage County' and 'Wait Until Dark.'
Photo Coverage: Repertory Philippines' AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY OpensPhoto Coverage: Repertory Philippines' AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Opens
February 22, 2014

Repertory Philippines' (Rep) take on the 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning play AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, written by Tracy Letts ('Bug,' 'Killer Joe'), officially opened at Onstage Theatre (2F Greenbelt One Mall, Makati City) last night. The production, directed by Chris Millado--his directing debut at Rep--will run until Sunday, March 16.
Photo Coverage: WICKED-Manila Holds Live Auction for Typhoon VictimsPhoto Coverage: WICKED-Manila Holds Live Auction for Typhoon Victims
February 2, 2014

Celebrity socialite and occasional theater actress Tessa Rufino-Prieto Valdes, alongside WICKED Australasian tour stars Jemma Rix (Elphaba), Suzie Mathers (Glinda), Steve Danielsen (Fiyero), and Jay Laga'aia (The Wizard), hosted a live benefit auction at the end of WICKED'S matinee performance on Friday, January 31, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' (CCP) main theatre.
PHOTOS: WICKED's Ingress Starts at the Cultural Center of the PhilippinesPHOTOS: WICKED's Ingress Starts at the Cultural Center of the Philippines
January 10, 2014

The ornate set piece 'The Clock of the Time Dragon,' which was introduced by American novelist Gregory Maguire in his book 'Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West,' and recreated on stage by Tony Award-winning scenic designer Eugene Lee, has been raised atop the main stage at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) since more than 50 stage crew members--the majority of them are Philippine locals--began the production's ingress Thursday, January 2.
Photo Coverage: BARBIE LIVE!Photo Coverage: BARBIE LIVE!
December 12, 2013

BARBIE LIVE!, the musical, follows the story of Barbie (Chelsea Rae Bernier) and her best friend Teresa (Kristina Miller) who are both starring in their new Hollywood movie. But when Teresa becomes uncertain of accepting the role assigned to her--doubting her talent--Barbie comes to the rescue. Barbie then starts to tell stories of the 'Swan Lake,' 'Mariposa' and 'Princess and the Popstar' to teach Teresa to be confident and believe in herself. Teresa eventually accepts the role as Barbie's co-star.
Photo Flash: CINDERELLA Opens Tonight at Resorts World ManilaPhoto Flash: CINDERELLA Opens Tonight at Resorts World Manila
October 9, 2013

Resorts World Manila presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Cinderella.' Leading the show's star-studded cast are Karylle as Cinderella and Christian Bautista as the Prince. The beloved musical, which opens at Newport Performing Arts Theater tonight, October 9, is directed by veteran stage actor Michael Williams.
Photo Coverage: LORENZO, A New Rock MusicalPhoto Coverage: LORENZO, A New Rock Musical
September 14, 2013

Multi-awarded Filipino film actor Christopher de Leon, via Green Wings Entertainment Network Inc., is the executive producer of 'Lorenzo,' a new rock musical, which features music--a mix of rock and soaring ballads--by Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and book and lyrics by Juan Ekis, Paul Dumol and Joem Antonio. Its Philippine premiere closed earlier today at SDA Theater, 5/F College of Saint Benilde in Malate, Manila.
VIDEO: Jemma Rix, Suzie Mathers to Lead WICKED in ManilaVIDEO: Jemma Rix, Suzie Mathers to Lead WICKED in Manila
August 14, 2013

James Cundall, CEO of Lunchbox Theatrical Productions Limited, one of the lead producers of the highly-anticipated Manila premiere of Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's smash hit musical 'Wicked: The Untold Stories of the Witches of Oz,' introduced to the members of the press yesterday Australian theater actresses Jemma Rix and Suzie Mathers, who will play Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda, the Good Witch, respectively.
Photo Coverage: Jemma Rix, Suzie Mathers to Lead WICKED in ManilaPhoto Coverage: Jemma Rix, Suzie Mathers to Lead WICKED in Manila
August 14, 2013

James Cundall, CEO of Lunchbox Theatrical Productions Limited, one of the lead producers of the highly-anticipated Manila premiere of Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's smash hit musical 'Wicked: The Untold Stories of the Witches of Oz,' introduced to the members of the press earlier today Australian theater actresses Jemma Rix and Suzie Mathers, who will play Elphaba, the Wicked Witch of the West, and Glinda, the Good Witch, respectively.
Photo Flash: CINDERELLA Meets the Press; Show Opens 10/9Photo Flash: CINDERELLA Meets the Press; Show Opens 10/9
August 5, 2013

Resorts World Manila presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Cinderella.' Leading the show's star-studded cast are Karylle as Cinderella and Christian Bautista as the Prince. The beloved musical, which opens at Newport Performing Arts Theater on Wednesday, October 9, is directed by veteran stage actor Michael Williams.
Photo Coverage: Philippine Stagers Foundation Opens BONIFACIOPhoto Coverage: Philippine Stagers Foundation Opens BONIFACIO
July 28, 2013

Philippine Stagers Foundation's "Bonifacio: Isang Sarswela," written and directed by Atty. Vince Taada, depicts the heroism of Andres Bonifacio. The new musical tells the story of the founding of the Katipunan; the battles he fought; the internal conflicts between the Magdiwangs and Magdalos; the betrayal by his fellow Katipuneros; and eventually his death.
Photo Coverage: DISNEY'S TARZAN by Viva Atlantis TheatricalsPhoto Coverage: DISNEY'S TARZAN by Viva Atlantis Theatricals
June 19, 2013

Viva Atlantis Theatrical's staging of 'Disney's Tarzan' stars multi-awarded singer Rachelle Ann Go (Jane Porter) and Broadway actor Dan Domenech (Tarzan).
Photo Coverage: SA WAKAS, A New Rock MusicalPhoto Coverage: SA WAKAS, A New Rock Musical
April 24, 2013

The musical's plot may be simple: a typical love triangle seen in the movies. But what makes 'Sa Wakas' totally different is the style of how the story is told: it starts from where it's supposed to end. Instead of a linear storytelling, the play tells its story backwards. Every scene makes you ask yourself, 'How did that happen?'





 
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