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Repertory Philippines: Preserving, Enhancing Philippine Theater For Years to ComeRepertory Philippines: Preserving, Enhancing Philippine Theater For Years to Come
Posted: Jun. 18, 2017


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Director Jerry Sibal Revisits Old Binondo, Manila in 'Noli Me Tangere, The Opera'Director Jerry Sibal Revisits Old Binondo, Manila in 'Noli Me Tangere, The Opera'
Posted: Dec. 18, 2016


BWW Review: REP Scores a Stunning Winner With IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAYBWW Review: REP Scores a Stunning Winner With IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY
Posted: Apr. 1, 2017


BWW Review: Ballet Meets '70s Disco PopBWW Review: Ballet Meets '70s Disco Pop
Posted: Dec. 5, 2016


BWW Review: REP's 'A Little Princess' Pulls Out All The StopsBWW Review: REP's 'A Little Princess' Pulls Out All The Stops
Posted: Nov. 29, 2016


Broadway Producer Jhett Tolentino Talks Road to Broadway, Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert in the PhilippinesBroadway Producer Jhett Tolentino Talks Road to Broadway, Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert in the Philippines
Posted: Nov. 7, 2016


Repertory Philippines: Preserving, Enhancing Philippine Theater For Years to ComeRepertory Philippines: Preserving, Enhancing Philippine Theater For Years to Come
June 18, 2017

After 50 years, 443 productions, and a consummate adherence to professional theater, Repertory Philippines (REP) has set a remarkable new benchmark for prestige and excellence.

BWW Review: REP Scores a Stunning Winner With IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAYBWW Review: REP Scores a Stunning Winner With IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY
April 1, 2017

Sara Ruhl is arguably the most inventive young playwright to emerge in recent years. Exploiting a genre that thrives on the fringes, she graces the mainstream with narratives that fuse realism and sundry whimsical elements. She has a shrewd sense of humor to boot, demonstrated in her 2009 Broadway hit and Pulitzer Prize nominee for Drama: In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play, now playing to titillating cheers at Repertory Philippines (REP).

BWW Interview: Jerry Sibal Talks His Latest Take on NOLI ME TANGERE, The OperaBWW Interview: Jerry Sibal Talks His Latest Take on NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera
January 24, 2017

While many of us are caught in heavy traffic--or out and about consuming pop culture--Jerry Sibal has been conjuring the most elaborate production ever conceived at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP).

Director Jerry Sibal Revisits Old Binondo, Manila in 'Noli Me Tangere, The Opera'Director Jerry Sibal Revisits Old Binondo, Manila in 'Noli Me Tangere, The Opera'
December 18, 2016

For better or worse, Filipino identity is shaped by a legacy of mixed heritage. For Jerry Sibal--a Filipino of Chinese descent living in Manhattan--returning to his native Manila is a source of pride and creative renewal.

BWW Review: Ballet Meets '70s Disco PopBWW Review: Ballet Meets '70s Disco Pop
December 5, 2016

It's no fluke that Ballet Philippines' 47th season is titled 'Wings.' In its latest display of creativity, the company dazzles with a unique production and exhibits the intrepid capacity for flight away from convention.

BWW Review: REP's 'A Little Princess' Pulls Out All The StopsBWW Review: REP's 'A Little Princess' Pulls Out All The Stops
November 29, 2016

Repertory Philippines' (REP) 49th season culminates with a musical adaptation of A Little Princess, Frances Hodgson Burnett's 1905 children's novel. Just in time for the holidays, REP's offering comes in a mixed bag of splendor and disenchantment.

Broadway Producer Jhett Tolentino Talks Road to Broadway, Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert in the PhilippinesBroadway Producer Jhett Tolentino Talks Road to Broadway, Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert in the Philippines
November 7, 2016

By sheer serendipity, Jhett Tolentino's scant introduction to the theater in his native province of Iloilo in the Philippines has led him to the industry's rarefied domain as a Broadway producer.