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2016 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards Update - Bunny Cadag, Basti Artadi and More!2016 BroadwayWorld Philippines Regional Awards Update - Bunny Cadag, Basti Artadi and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Jacksonville Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

BWW Review: International Premiere of FUN HOME, Starring Lea Salonga, Eric KunzeBWW Review: International Premiere of FUN HOME, Starring Lea Salonga, Eric Kunze
by Vince Vicentuan - Nov 16, 2016

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's (ATEG) Manila production of the 2015 TonyŠ Best Musical FUN HOME opens and unravels with no fanfare: a minimalist set, a meager ensemble of ten actors, musical numbers that do not play to spectacular choreography and exploding lights, and a venue so small the performers and spectators are actually within an awkward spitting distance. (more...)

BWW Review: Catch The 'Jersey Boys' While You CanBWW Review: Catch The 'Jersey Boys' While You Can
by BWW Staff - Sep 26, 2016

To call JERSEY BOYS a 'jukebox musical' is downright myopic, as underneath the musical's cotton-candy pop hits lies a piercing story of ambition, love, drugs, sex, greed, failures, triumphs, and yes, family values. However, it would take more than a fanatic mind to look beyond those monster hits to see the real heart of the show--one that tells of realities past that still ring true in today's cutthroat music industry. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JERSEY BOYS in Manila; Show Runs Thru Oct. 16Photo Flash: First Look at JERSEY BOYS in Manila; Show Runs Thru Oct. 16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

Together with Metrobank Card Corporation, Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's (ATEG) production of Broadway and West End smash musical JERSEY BOYS 'opened to a thunderous standing ovation on Friday at the Meralco Theatre. JERSEY BOYS is fashioned like a behind-the-scenes documentary, using the four seasons--winter, spring, summer, fall--as a device to neatly tell the story of the group's rise and fall--and subsequent rise.' -ABS-CBNNews.com (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Premieres in Manila, Sept. 23; Full Cast AnnouncedJERSEY BOYS Premieres in Manila, Sept. 23; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2016

Together with Metrobank Card Corporation, Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's (ATEG) production of Broadway and West End smash musical JERSEY BOYS will premiere at Meralco Theatre in Pasig City this Friday, September 23, at 8 p.m. JERSEY BOYS is a biographical musical based on the story of the legendary American doo-wop group Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. (more...)

Brand New Staging of JERSEY BOYS To Premiere in Manila, 9/23Brand New Staging of JERSEY BOYS To Premiere in Manila, 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2016

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group (ATEG), which recently presented the first international production of 'The Bridges of Madison County' and the newly re-imagined production of 'Saturday Night Fever,' is set to premiere a brand new production of the Tony, Olivier, and Grammy Award-winning musical JERSEY BOYS, a biographical musical based on the story of the legendary American doo-wop group Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, on September 23 at Meralco Theatre in Pasig City. (more...)

Cameron Mackintosh Releases MISS SAIGON Audition Details; To Be Held in Manila, 3/15-16Cameron Mackintosh Releases MISS SAIGON Audition Details; To Be Held in Manila, 3/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

MISS SAIGON producer Cameron Mackintosh has just released the details of the open call auditions for the upcoming global productions of the show whose reimagined 25th-anniversary production took London by storm and is set to open on Broadway next year, starring Eva Noblezada as Kim and Jon Jon Briones as The Engineer. (more...)

Cameron Mackintosh Releases MISS SAIGON Audition Details; To Be Held in Manila, 3/15-16Cameron Mackintosh Releases MISS SAIGON Audition Details; To Be Held in Manila, 3/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

MISS SAIGON producer Cameron Mackintosh has just released the details of the open call auditions for the upcoming global productions of the show whose reimagined 25th-anniversary production took London by storm and is set to open on Broadway next year, starring Eva Noblezada as Kim and Jon Jon Briones as The Engineer. (more...)

Reflection: A Look Back at Philippine Theater in 2015Reflection: A Look Back at Philippine Theater in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2016

In a time when the Philippines is proving its economic and cultural prowess on the global stage, theater seems to be a good medium to mirror not only the varied tastes of its society but also to develop the level of maturity of art appreciation among its people. (more...)

BWW Review: The First International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYBWW Review: The First International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Dec 13, 2015

Discovering just how the commercial and critical reception of the stage or film adaptation of any bestselling book would pan out (regardless of whether it was first adapted into a film before it became a stage musical or vice versa) will most likely never be boiled down to an exact science. (more...)

Review Roundup: First International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYReview Roundup: First International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2015

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group (ATEG) brings the first international production of the book-to-stage adaptation of Robert James Waller's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Manila. The production premiered on November 20, and will run until December 6, at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium (4/F RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave. cor. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City). (more...)

Photo Flash: Production Shots of the First International Staging of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYPhoto Flash: Production Shots of the First International Staging of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 28, 2015

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group (ATEG) brings the first international production of the book-to-stage adaptation of Robert James Waller's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Manila. Already buoyed by early rave reviews, the production premiered last Friday, November 20, and will run until Sunday, December 6, at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium (4/F RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave. cor. Gil Puyat Ave., Makati City). (more...)

First International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Premieres Tonight in ManilaFirst International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Premieres Tonight in Manila
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group (ATEG) brings the book-to-stage adaptation of Robert James Waller's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Manila, which premieres tonight, November 20, at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in Makati City. (more...)

First International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Premiere in Manila, 11/20First International Production of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Premiere in Manila, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group (ATEG) is set to bring the book-to-stage adaptation of Robert James Waller's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Manila, which premieres this Friday, November 20, at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in Makati City. (more...)

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY To Stage First International Production; Announces Full CastTHE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY To Stage First International Production; Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group (ATEG) is proud to announce the full cast for the first international production of the Tony Award-winning musical THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, which runs from November 20 - December 6 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVERBWW Reviews: New Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jul 25, 2015

Tony Manero--of Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's (ATEG) 2015 Asian touring production of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (SNF), which is based on John Badham's '70s landmark film of the same name--would have succumbed to the evil oblivion of his own fever had it not been for one simple--yet pivotal--plot deviation. The inevitable loss that awaited him is not alien but one all too familiar to all those coming of age--and it is through recognizing this evil that he realizes, it is better not to struggle against it but to just flow with it. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Proves There's Life After BroadwaySATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Proves There's Life After Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (SNF), the smash musical that drew inspiration from the '70s film of the same name, has been taking on a life of its own since bowing out from Broadway 15 years ago: spawning at least four UK Tour productions, seven International Tour productions, a cruise production, and a West End Revival production-proving the adage that 'indeed, there's life beyond the shadows of the Great White Way.' (more...)

Review Roundup: New Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVERReview Roundup: New Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2015

Touted as 'the first Filipino-produced musical for the world,' SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER kicks off its new Asian tour in a strictly limited one-month run in Manila playing all weekends at The Theatre in Solaire Resort and Casino from July 3 to 26. Performances are also set at Istana Budaya (Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) from September 4 to 13 and at MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands (10 Bayfront Ave., Singapore) from September 25 to October 4. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER New Asian TourPhoto Flash: First Look at SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER New Asian Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Touted as 'the first Filipino-produced musical for the world,' SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER kicks off its new Asian tour in a strictly limited one-month run in Manila playing all weekends at The Theatre in Solaire Resort and Casino from July 3 to 26. (more...)

Video: Opening Night Gala of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER's Asian TourVideo: Opening Night Gala of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER's Asian Tour
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Jul 8, 2015

A retro-infused air of anticipation raised the temperature at Solaire Resort and Casino's The Theatre to an all-time fever pitch Friday night (July 3) as media professionals, local and international celebrities, and Philippine Theater VIPs (mixed in with a healthy dose of the most recognizable faces that make up the core network of theater fans in the metro) flocked into SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER opening night gala. (more...)

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