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Photo Coverage: Rep Presents NOISES OFF; Show Runs Till 4/27
by Jory Rivera - Mar 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.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of Rep's NOISES OFF; Show Opens 3/28
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 19, 2014

Michael Frayn's outrageously funny three-act play NOISES OFF is next on the agenda of Repertory Philippines (Rep), the country's premier English-language theater company behind recent hits "August: Osage County" and "Wait Until Dark." (more...)

Win a Pair of Tickets to WAIT UNTIL DARK, 2/9
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 06, 2014

Show partners Repertory Philippines and BroadwayWorld.com are giving away a pair of tickets to WAIT UNTIL DARK's closing performance on Sunday, February 9, 3:30 p.m. at Onstage Theatre, Greenbelt 1, Makati City. (more...)

Review Roundup: WAIT UNTIL DARK by Repertory Philippines
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 28, 2014

Approaching its third weekend at Onstage Theatre, Rep's staging of the 2003 London revival version of Frederick Knott's 1966 classic thriller, 'Wait Until Dark,' which was originally set in Greenwich Village, New York (The London revival was set in Notting Hill), has been reaping generally favorable reviews. (more...)

Photo Flash: WAIT UNTIL DARK by Repertory Philippines
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 18, 2014

Two local productions have officially opened another busy year for Philippine Theater: One is that of 4th Wall Theater Company's Cultural Center of the Philippines transfer of its original musical, 'Rivalry'; the other is Rep's staging of the 2003 London revival version of Frederick Knott's 1966 classic thriller, 'Wait Until Dark,' which was originally set in Greenwich Village, New York. The London revival was set in Notting Hill. (more...)

Carrion Replaces Wilson in WAIT UNTIL DARK, 1/17-2/9
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 16, 2014

Veteran theater actor Jamie Wilson, who was originally assigned the role of antagonist Harry Roat, Jr., was badly injured in last week's rehearsal. Fellow Repertory Philippines' (Rep) actor Arnel Carrion, who was rehearsing for the role of Sam Henderson, the husband of the lead protagonist, Susy, has just been announced as the replacement for the injured actor, who is unlikely to return to the show. (more...)

Frederick Knott's WAIT UNTIL DARK Opens in Manila, 1/17
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 04, 2014

Classic thriller 'Wait Until Dark,' which premiered on Broadway in 1966, will open Repertory Philippines' (Rep) 2014 theater season starting Friday, January 17 at Onstage Theatre, Greenbelt 1 in Makati City. 'Wait Until Dark' is one of the few plays penned by English playwright-screenwriter Frederick Knott, best known for his 1952 television play, 'Dial M for Murder.' (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com Announces Annual Theater Awards Nominees from the Philippines
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theater site on the Internet covering Broadway, London's West End, and beyond to 100 U.S. cities and 30 countries worldwide, and whose contents are catalogued in the Library of Congress, has recently announced its annual theater awards nominees from more than 50 regional markets across the globe, including the Philippines. (more...)

CINDERELLA: A New Take On The Famous Rags to Riches Story
by Lee Cundangan - Aug 08, 2013

Resorts World Manila (RWM), a one-stop entertainment and tourism destination, brings to the stage its third Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II's production, “Cinderella,” which opens at Newport Performing Arts Theatre on Wednesday, October 9. According to RWM, “Cinderella” is bound to enchant Filipino audiences anew with its beautifully crafted sets and “Marie Antoinette-ish” costumes. (more...)

Rep's BOEING-BOEING Opens Friday, 1/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2013

Handsome, dashing playboy Bernard (David Bianco, who starred in Repertory Philippines's [Rep] "Next Fall") feels like the definitive Don Juan as he juggles three beautiful fiancees - all sultry and sexy air hostesses. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BOEING-BOEING by Repertory Philippines
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 06, 2013

When the play's director is all smiles on opening night, you can tell the show is off to a good start. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Rep's BOEING-BOEING
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 25, 2013

Repertory Philippines (Rep) opened its 76th theater season with 2008 Tony Award-winning comedy "Boeing-Boeing," originally written in French by Marc Camoletti, which in turn was translated into English by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans, last night at Onstage Theatre in Makati City. (more...)

Rep's BOEING-BOEING Opens Tonight
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 25, 2013

Handsome, dashing playboy Bernard (David Bianco, who starred in Repertory Philippines's [Rep] "Next Fall") feels like the definitive Don Juan as he juggles three beautiful fiancees - all sultry and sexy air hostesses. (more...)

Rep's BOEING-BOEING Opens Friday, 1/25
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 23, 2013

Handsome, dashing playboy Bernard (David Bianco, who starred in Repertory Philippines's [Rep] "Next Fall") feels like the definitive Don Juan as he juggles three beautiful fiancees - all sultry and sexy air hostesses. (more...)

In Rehearsal with THE WOMAN IN BLACK
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 27, 2012

A young actor/acting coach vehemently argues with a much older man about passion and performance, and how to go about a story that the latter had created: Reb Atadero (the young actor/acting coach) exudes dominating, relentless energy as he painstakingly "directs" Jeremy Domingo (the much older man) during one of the rehearsals for Stephen Mallatratt's THE WOMAN IN BLACK, directed by William Elvin Manzano. (more...)

NEXT FALL Opens Repertory Philippines’ 75th Season, 1/13-2/5
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 05, 2012

Repertory Philippines (Rep.), the country's premier English-speaking theater company, is celebrating 45 years in business by opening its 75th season with New York University Tisch School of the Arts alumnus and playwright Geoffrey Nauffts' Broadway dramedy NEXT FALL, a moving story of a gay couple whose religious differences add tensions and contradictions to their five-year romantic relationship. Rep.'s staging of NEXT FALL runs from January 13 to February 5, 2012 at Onstage, Greenbelt 1, Makati City; evening performances are on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., and matinee performances are on Saturdays and Sundays at 3:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Geoffrey Nauffts’ NEXT FALL Opens In Manila, 1/13-2/5
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 13, 2012

Repertory Philippines (Rep.), the country's premier English-speaking theater company, is celebrating 45 years in business by opening its 75th season with New York University Tisch School of the Arts alumnus and playwright Geoffrey Nauffts' Broadway dramedy NEXT FALL, a moving story of a gay couple whose religious differences add tensions and contradictions to their five-year romantic relationship. The play "takes a witty and provocative look at faith, commitment, unconditional love, and what goes beyond a typical love story," according to Rep. (more...)

NEXT FALL Opens Repertory Philippines’ 75th Season, 1/13-2/5
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 12, 2012

Repertory Philippines (Rep.), the country's premier English-speaking theater company, is celebrating 45 years in business by opening its 75th season with New York University Tisch School of the Arts alumnus and playwright Geoffrey Nauffts' Broadway dramedy NEXT FALL, a moving story of a gay couple whose religious differences add tensions and contradictions to their five-year romantic relationship. Rep.'s staging of NEXT FALL runs from January 13 to February 5, 2012 at Onstage, Greenbelt 1, Makati City; evening performances are on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., and matinee performances are on Saturdays and Sundays at 3:30 p.m. (more...)

Stage Tube: SOUND OF MUSIC Manila Releases New Promo Video; Show Extends Till 2/12
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 07, 2012

London-based musical theater actress Joanna Ampil (MISS SAIGON, AVENUE Q), who's been playing the coveted role of postulant Maria Rainer (with Cris Villonco as alternate actress) in Resorts World Manila's local production of Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers' beloved musical THE SOUND OF MUSIC(SOM) for over three months now, would need to postpone her planned visit to New York City this winter because Resorts World has just announced SOM's extended performances till February 12, 2012. (more...)

NEXT FALL Opens Repertory Philippines’ 75th Season, 1/13-2/5
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 17, 2011

Repertory Philippines (Rep.), the country's premier English-speaking theater company, is celebrating 45 years in business by opening its 75th season with New York University Tisch School of the Arts alumnus and playwright Geoffrey Nauffts' Broadway dramedy NEXT FALL, a moving story of a gay couple whose religious differences add tensions and contradictions to their five-year romantic relationship. Rep.'s staging of NEXT FALL runs from January 13 to February 5, 2012 at Onstage, Greenbelt 1, Makati City; evening performances are on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., and matinee performances are on Saturdays and Sundays at 3:30 p.m. (more...)

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