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Review Roundup: Rep PH Presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Repertory Philippines for Young Audiences (formerly Rep's Children's Theatre) celebrates 21 years via its third restaging of 'Alice in Wonderland' from last month until Today, December 15 at Onstage, 2/F Greenbelt 1, Makati City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of GREASE; Show Runs 11/9-12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2013

9 Works Theatrical is staging the 1971 musical "Grease," one of the world's most popular and beloved musicals, at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati City from Saturday, November 9 until Today, December 1. (more...)

GREASE to Raise Funds for Supertyphoon Haiyan Victims, 12/1
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 13, 2013

50% of the proceeds from tickets sold from yesterday, November 12 to Sunday, November 17 for the closing performance of 9 Works Theatrical's latest production of '50s rock 'n' roll musical 'Grease' on Sunday, December 1, at 8 p.m. will be donated to supertyphoon Haiyan (Yolanda) victims in central Philippines. (more...)

Review Roundup: GREASE by 9 Works Theatrical
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

9 Works Theatrical is staging the 1971 musical 'Grease,' one of the world's most popular and beloved musicals, at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati City until Sunday, December 1. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of GREASE; Show Runs 11/9-12/1
by Jude Cartalaba - Nov 07, 2013

9 Works Theatrical is staging the 1971 musical "Grease," one of the world's most popular and beloved musicals, at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati City from Saturday, November 9 until Sunday, December 1. (more...)

Review Roundup: Rep PH Presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND
by Lee Cundangan - Sep 05, 2013

Repertory Philippines for Young Audiences (formerly Rep's Children's Theatre) celebrates 21 years via its third restaging of 'Alice in Wonderland' from last month until Sunday, December 15 at Onstage, 2/F Greenbelt 1, Makati City. (more...)

THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG Meets the Press; Show Runs 2/8-3/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 02, 2013

Love is in the air; and 9 Works Theatrical is ready to woo audiences with several evenings of music, laughter, and romance as the theater company presents the hit Broadway musical "They're Playing Our Song" (TPOS) at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in Makati City from Friday, February 8 to Today, March 3. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG, SPRING AWAKENING
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 09, 2013

9 Works Theatrical's ("You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown," "Sweet Charity") production of Marvin Hamlisch and Carol Bayer Sager's classic Broadway musical "They're Playing Our Song" (TPOS), directed by Robbie Guevara, opens this weekend at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati City; Blue Repertory's ("Bare," "Little Shop of Horrors") production of Duncan Sheik's dark rock musical "Spring Awakening" (SA), directed by Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan, will follow suit when SA opens at Rizal Mini Theatre, Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City on Valentine's Day, February 14. (more...)

THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG Runs Now thru 3/3
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 08, 2013

Love is in the air; and 9 Works Theatrical is ready to woo audiences with several evenings of music, laughter, and romance as the theater company presents the hit Broadway musical 'They're Playing Our Song' (TPOS) at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in Makati City from tonight, February 8 to Sunday, March 3. (more...)

THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG Meets the Press; Show Runs 2/8-3/3
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 21, 2013

Love is in the air; and 9 Works Theatrical is ready to woo audiences with several evenings of music, laughter, and romance as the theater company presents the hit Broadway musical "They're Playing Our Song" (TPOS) at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium in Makati City from Friday, February 8 to Sunday, March 3. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG — Revival
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 31, 2012

- 9 Works Theatrical, which produced last year's professional theater production of Clark Gesner's '60s musical comedy "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown," is currently working on a revival production of Marvin Hamlisch and Carol Bayer Sager's late '70s hit Broadway musical "They're Playing Our Song," which pairs up for the first time TV and recording artist Nikki Gil (who plays disorganized, quirky lyricist Sonia Walsk) and veteran stage actor Lorenz Martinez (who plays accomplished composer Vernon Gersch). Tony winner Lea Salonga and Singaporean actor/director Adrian Pang played Walsk and Gersch respectively in a previous local production of "They're Playing Our Song." (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Repertory Philippines’ THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2012

Repertory Philippines has just released its publicity photos for THE WIZARD OF OZ, music by Jean Bargy and Jim Eiler, and book and lyrics by Eiler, which runs at Onstage Theatre at Greenbelt One, Ayala Malls, Makati City for five months, from Saturday, August 18 to Today, December 16. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: MISS SAIGON Auditionees Register in Manila!
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 17, 2012

BroadwayWorld.com (Philippines) photographer JR Sala shares some his photos taken at the first registration day for the much-talked-about "Miss Saigon" auditions in Manila, which will be conducted from Monday, November 19 to Thursday, November 22 at the Philippine Opera Company's headquarters in Makati City. (more...)

Review Roundup: Repertory Philippines’ THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 25, 2012

Bookwriter, composer, and lyricist Jim Eiler and composer Jean Bargy's stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ, based on the classic children's book 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, is Repertory Philippines Children's Theater's 20th anniversary offering, which has begun performances on Saturday, August 18, and will run for the next four months at Onstage Theater, Greenbelt One, Ayala Malls in Makati City. (more...)

Multimedia Flash: On Stage with Repertory Philippines’ THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 20, 2012

A day before the musical opened, Repertory Philippines' THE WIZARD OF OZ held a press preview at Greenbelt One's Onstage Theatre with Cara Barredo as Dorothy Gale, along with James Stacey as the Scarecrow, Hans Eckstein as the Tin Man, and Oliver Usison as the Lion. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Repertory Philippines’ THE WIZARD OF OZ, Opening Today, 8/18
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 18, 2012

Repertory Philippines (Rep) released its publicity photos for "The Wizard of Oz," music by Jean Bargy and Jim Eiler, and book and lyrics by Eiler, which runs at Onstage Theatre at Greenbelt One, Ayala Malls, Makati City for five months, from today, August 18 to Sunday, December 16. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Repertory Philippines’ THE WIZARD OF OZ
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 30, 2012

Repertory Philippines has just released its publicity photos for THE WIZARD OF OZ, music by Jean Bargy and Jim Eiler, and book and lyrics by Eiler, which runs at Onstage Theatre at Greenbelt One, Ayala Malls, Makati City for five months, from Saturday, August 18 to Sunday, December 16. (more...)

Photo Flash: Performances from WILLIAM, NOLI ME TANGERE, CARE DIVAS & PETER PAN at Philstage Gawad Buhay!
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 04, 2012

Live performances from Philippine Educational Theater Association's WILLIAM, CARE DIVAS, Tanghalang Pilipino's NOLI ME TANGERE, and Repertory Philippines' PETER PAN beefed up the 2011 Philstage Gawad Buhay!, line produced by theater advocates Audie Gemora and Alvin Trono's Stages Production Specialists Inc., at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' main lobby on Sunday. (more...)

Photo Flash: JEKYLL AND HYDE Opens in Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 23, 2012

Repertory Philippines' current 45th theater season reaches fever pitch with the premiere of composer Frank Wildhorn and book writer and lyricist Leslie Bricusse's overtly melodramatic, pop rock-laden Broadway musical JEKYLL AND HYDE. However, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, director for JEKYLL AND HYDE, along with her team, seems to have been rising above the original Broadway production's bad reputation since the local production opened last weekend. Whereas American critics find Wildhorn's body of work as "gallumphing, dunderheaded musicals that make everything by Andrew Lloyd Webber seems like great art," says Linda Winer of 'Newsday'; Filipino critics find Repertory Philippines' stripped-down incarnation of Wildhorn's most popular undertaking as nothing short of a miracle. "By doing away with the stage spectacle [without the high-tech gimmickry that marked its Broadway run], the focus was redirected to the actors - and rightly so," says Vladimir Bunoan of ABS-CBNNews.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ken Ludwig’s LEADING LADIES Opens In Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 10, 2012

Premier theater company Repertory Philippines (Rep) opened Ken Ludwig's (CRAZY FOR YOU, LEND ME A TENOR) rib-tickling play LEADING LADIES last night at Onstage Theatre, Greenbelt 1, Makati City. Circle in the Square School (N.Y.)-trained actor Topper Fabregas and Rep regular James Stacey topbill the production. (more...)

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