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BWW Interviews: Bethany Dickson Talks Debbie Reynolds, Jonathan Roxmouth, and SINGIN' IN THE RAINBWW Interviews: Bethany Dickson Talks Debbie Reynolds, Jonathan Roxmouth, and SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
Posted: Aug. 9, 2015


Photo Flash: Sixteen Bars Holds Broadway Open-Mic NightPhoto Flash: Sixteen Bars Holds Broadway Open-Mic Night
Posted: Aug. 16, 2015


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Video: Rachelle Ann Go Sings for Live-Action Feature CINDERELLA; Movie Opens This WeekVideo: Rachelle Ann Go Sings for Live-Action Feature CINDERELLA
Posted: Mar. 8, 2015


Review Roundup: Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Int'l Tour Premieres in AsiaReviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Int'l Tour Premieres in Asia
Posted: Jan. 11, 2015


Meet Mr. Cellophane: Broadway's Jacob Keith WatsonMeet Mr. Cellophane: Broadway's Jacob Keith Watson
Posted: Nov. 30, 2014


Photo Flash: Sixteen Bars Holds Broadway Open-Mic NightPhoto Flash: Sixteen Bars Holds Broadway Open-Mic Night
August 16, 2015

Performing arts education advocates Sixteen Bars brought back their highly successful series of open mics titled SHOW OFF: BROADWAY OPEN MIC, where any musical theater enthusiast could turn up and perform a song on stage, at DITO: Bahay ng Sining (J. Molina Street, Marikina City) last July 25.
BWW Interviews: Bethany Dickson Talks Debbie Reynolds, Jonathan Roxmouth, and SINGIN' IN THE RAINBWW Interviews: Bethany Dickson Talks Debbie Reynolds, Jonathan Roxmouth, and SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
August 9, 2015

Of her role in SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Bethany Dickson says, 'Kathy Selden is ambitious, full of sunshine and positivity! To stay true to the character, that's my mission - that the character maintains that feisty, bubbly ambition that Debbie Reynolds portrayed in the movie.'
Reflections: What SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Lacks in Star Power, It Makes Up for In Extended Scenes, Live SpectacleReflections: What SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Lacks in Star Power, It Makes Up for In Extended Scenes, Live Spectacle
July 28, 2015

When compared to SUNSET BOULEVARD,which follows the same classic film-to-stage pedigree as SINGIN' IN THE RAINand tackles the same dilemma of making the transition from silent films to talkies in the 1920s -albeit of psychological melodrama in genre compared to the latter's rollicking parody -SUNSET BOULEVARDhad big stars of stage and screen who headlined West End and Broadway. SINGIN' IN THE RAIN did not delve into such stunt casting from the onset -unless you consider Tommy Steele, who originated the role of Don Lockwood in the West End, as big as Elvis Presley or Gene Kelly, the silver screen's original Lockwood.
Sixteen Bars Brings Back BROADWAY OPEN MIC TonightSixteen Bars Brings Back BROADWAY OPEN MIC Tonight
July 25, 2015

Performing arts education advocates Sixteen Bars are bringing their highly successful series of Open mics titled SHOW OFF: BROADWAY OPEN MIC, where any musical theater enthusiast can turn up and perform a song on stage, to DITO: Bahay ng Sining (J. Molina St., Marikina City with tel. no. 63917-511-4556) tonight, July 25, from 7 to 11 p.m.
Sixteen Bars Brings Back BROADWAY OPEN MIC, 7/25Sixteen Bars Brings Back BROADWAY OPEN MIC, 7/25
July 19, 2015

Performing arts education advocates Sixteen Bars are bringing their highly successful series of Open mics titled SHOW OFF: BROADWAY OPEN MIC, where any musical theater enthusiast can turn up and perform a song on stage, to DITO: Bahay ng Sining (J. Molina St., Marikina City with tel. no. 63917-511-4556) on Saturday, July 25, from 7 to 11 p.m.
Summer Stages: BWW's Top Picks for the Philippines' Third QuarterSummer Stages: BWW's Top Picks for the Philippines' Third Quarter
June 18, 2015

(It's not summer anymore in the Philippines!) There are only two seasons in the Philippines: the dry season and the wet season, which starts in June and ends in August (third quarter); nevertheless, the local theater scene remains bustling with noteworthy theatrical productions during these 'bring your umbrella' months.
Fashion Designer Renee Salud Reimagines Philippine Formal WearFashion Designer Renee Salud Reimagines Philippine Formal Wear
June 8, 2015

Community lifestyle magazine Fil-Am Who's Who, together with corporate sponsors Philippine Airlines, Kit Silver Jewellery, Robinsons Land, The Zen Institute, and GMA International, is presenting top Philippine fashion designer Renee Salud's new twists on the Philippine formal wear in a fashion show at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Newark (128 Frontage Rd., Newark, New Jersey) on Saturday, June 27, at 7 p.m.
THE KING AND I's Jon Viktor Corpuz Makes 54 Below Solo Debut, 6/15THE KING AND I's Jon Viktor Corpuz Makes 54 Below Solo Debut, 6/15
May 24, 2015

Jon Viktor Corpuz, who currently plays the role of Prince Chulalongkorn in Lincoln Center Theater's Broadway revival of THE KING AND I, is set to make his 54 Below solo debut, titled 'Confessions of a Drama King,' on Monday, June 15, at 7 p.m. Doors open shortly after 5 p.m.
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Asian Tour Releases Promotional PhotosSATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Asian Tour Releases Promotional Photos
May 3, 2015

We're counting down the days to the new Asian Tour of the hit London's West End and Broadway musical SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (SNF), which kicks off in Manila in July, followed by performances in Kuala Lumpur in September and in Singapore, September and October.
Share Vintage Photos of Your Folks; Win Tickets to SINGIN' IN THE RAINShare Vintage Photos of Your Folks; Win Tickets to SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
April 27, 2015

Concertus Manila, the Philippines-based promoter of the international touring production of Broadway and London West End's hit musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures Inc., is calling for vintage photo entries to its Facebook-based contest titled "Throwback To The Classics: Photo Contest*, running now until Friday, May 15.
Brian Stokes Mitchell Joins 10th Anniversary Benefit of Young At Arts, 4/20Brian Stokes Mitchell Joins 10th Anniversary Benefit of Young At Arts, 4/20
April 19, 2015

Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell joins more than 100 children at Young At Arts (YAA), a community-based performing arts program that gives out scholarships to deserving young students, to celebrate YAA's 10th anniversary via its annual benefit titled 'Broadway to Bronxville' today, April 20, at Christ Church (17 Sagamore Road, Bronxville, N.Y.) at 6:30 p.m.
SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Opens Box Office in Manila; Tickets Start at PhP1500SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Opens Box Office in Manila; Tickets Start at PhP1500
April 13, 2015

Direct from London's West End and its UK and Ireland Tour, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, produced by Stage Entertainment and Chichester Festival Theatre, in cooperation with David Atkins Enterprises, Michael Cassel Group, Concertus Manila, Dainty Group, and Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, opens box office to the public via TicketWorld (Call 632-8919999 or visit ticketworld.com.ph).
Photos: Philippine Stagers Foundation Accepts BroadwayWorld AwardsPhotos: Philippine Stagers Foundation Accepts BroadwayWorld Awards
April 9, 2015

For theater is a collaborative artform, yours truly gestured the creative team, cast, and production crew of grassroots theater company Philippine Stagers Foundation's (PSF) latest work, 'Filipinas 1941,' to join me on stage, together with Atty. Vincent Taada, the show's writer-director-lead actor, to collectively accept the 2014 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Award for Best Filipino Musical (New/Revival) at Hotel Benilde Maison De La Salle earlier last week.
Review Roundup: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES by 9 Works TheatricalReview Roundup: LA CAGE AUX FOLLES by 9 Works Theatrical
March 15, 2015

9 Works Theatrical's production of one of Broadway's all-time biggest musical comedy hits, 'La Cage aux Folles,' which features book by Harvey Fierstein ('Kinky Boots,' 'Newsies') and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman ('Hello, Dolly!' 'Mame'), opened Saturday, February 28, and will run through Sunday, March 29, at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati City.
Video: Rachelle Ann Go Sings for Live-Action Feature CINDERELLA; Movie Opens This WeekVideo: Rachelle Ann Go Sings for Live-Action Feature CINDERELLA; Movie Opens This Week
March 8, 2015

Disney Channel Asia released Saturday, March 7, its latest music video of the iconic "Cinderella" song, "A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes," performed by London's West End actress Rachelle Ann Go ("Miss Saigon," Disney's "The Little Mermaid"). A new live-action feature of CINDERELLA, inspired by the 1950 Disney animated film, begins screening in the United States on Friday, March 13, and in the Philippines on Thursday, March 12, released through Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture.
PUP Stages Filipino Adaptation of MEDEA, 3/2-4PUP Stages Filipino Adaptation of MEDEA, 3/2-4
February 25, 2015

Polytechnic University of the Philippines' (PUP) Sining-Lahi Polyrepertory presents a Filipino adaptation of Euripides' Greek tragedy MEDEA, translated and adapted by Alvin Veneracion, at PUP Theatre in Santa Mesa, Manila from Monday, March 2, to Wednesday, March 4.
Photo Coverage:  PETA's Reimagining of THE CHERRY ORCHARD; Show Runs Till 3/15Photo Coverage: PETA's Reimagining of THE CHERRY ORCHARD; Show Runs Till 3/15
February 23, 2015

Theater and film actress Cherie Gil ('Master Class,' 'Full Gallop') makes her Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) debut via theater director-scenic designer Loy Arcenas ('Corpus Christi,' 'Love! Valour! Compassion!') and playwright Rody Vera's ('The Merchant of Venice,' 'D' Wonder Twins of Boac') reimagining of Anton Chekhov's masterwork 'The Cherry Orchard,' now titled 'Arbol de Fuego,' a flowering tree that bears no fruit, which frames the main entrance to the nearly bankrupt estate Balay Dako in Negros Occidental, Southern Philippines, during the '70s.
Fringe Arts Festival Debuts in Manila, Featuring THE BOY IN THE BATHROOM, 2/12-3/1Fringe Arts Festival Debuts in Manila, Featuring THE BOY IN THE BATHROOM, 2/12-3/1
February 11, 2015

The Fringe Arts Festival, the world's largest multi-arts festival, which took root in Edinburgh, Scotland seven decades ago and remains robust till this day--hosting 49,497 performances, 3,193 shows in 299 venues in its latest annual edition in Edinburgh--is finally setting foot in Manila, Philippines from today, February 12 through Sunday, March 1.
Review Roundup: INTO THE WOODS Screens Across AsiaReview Roundup: INTO THE WOODS Screens Across Asia
February 3, 2015

Rob Marshall ('Chicago,' 'Pirates of the Caribbean') helms the long overdue film adaptation of the 1987 Tony Award-winning musical INTO THE WOODS, featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim ('Sweeney Todd,' 'Assassins') and book--now a moderately revised screenplay--by James Lapine ('Passion,' Falsettos').
Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Int'l Tour Asian Kickoff Extends AnewDisney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Int'l Tour Asian Kickoff Extends Anew
January 29, 2015

Manila, Philippines--The first-ever international touring production of the Broadway hit musical Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast,' based on the 1991 Oscar-winning full-length animated feature film, and now--after 20 years--has reunited its original 1994 Broadway collaborators: director Robert Jess Roth, choreographer Matt West, scenic designer Stan Meyer, costume designer Ann Hould-Ward, lighting designer Natasha Katz, bookwriter Linda Woolverton, composer Alan Menken, and lyricists Tim Rice (and the late Howard Ashman), is extending its Asian kickoff for another week from Sunday, February 1, to Sunday, February 8, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The show was originally announced to close Sunday, January 25.


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