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Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 2/18Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 2/18
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 22, 2013

Get all your theater news at a glance each Friday with 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week'! Click below for the most-read stories for the week of February 18! (more...)

Audio: Monique Wilson Sings I AM RISING for ONE BILLION RISING-PhilippinesAudio: Monique Wilson Sings I AM RISING for ONE BILLION RISING-Philippines
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 16, 2013

Monique Wilson, ONE BILLION RISING lead organizer in the Philippines, sings 'I Am Rising,' an original song, composed and arranged by Andrei lonescu, featuring lyrics by Joi Barrios, which Wilson sang live at the well-attended ONE BILLION RISING rally at Tomas Morato, Quezon City. (more...)

The Philippines Joins Eve Ensler's ONE BILLION RISING TodayThe Philippines Joins Eve Ensler's ONE BILLION RISING Today
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 14, 2013

Community groups Gabriela Women's Party and Gabriela, which fight for Filipino women's rights, and theater organization New Voice Company, which is best known for its repeated 'stagings' of Tony winner Eve Ensler's 'The Vagina Monologues' in the Philippines, will join women and men in 200 countries to celebrate Ensler's 15-year effort to end violence against women and girls via ONE BILLION RISING, where participants 'strike, dance, and rise' along Tomas Morato Avenue in Quezon City on Valentine's Day, today, February 14. (more...)

The Philippines Joins Eve Ensler's ONE BILLION RISING on Thursday, 2/14The Philippines Joins Eve Ensler's ONE BILLION RISING on Thursday, 2/14
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 10, 2013

Community groups Gabriela Women's Party and Gabriela, which fight for Filipino women's rights, and theater organization New Voice Company, which is best known for its repeated 'stagings' of Tony winner Eve Ensler's 'The Vagina Monologues' in the Philippines, will join women and men in 200 countries to celebrate Ensler's 15-year effort to end violence against women and girls via ONE BILLION RISING, where participants 'strike, dance, and rise' along Tomas Morato Avenue in Quezon City on Valentine's Day, February 14. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE KING AND I Starring Nonie Buencamino and Menchu Lauchengco-YuloBWW Reviews: THE KING AND I Starring Nonie Buencamino and Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 28, 2013

Resorts World Manila's (RWM) Newport Performing Arts Theater recently raised its curtains for the new cast members of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I," Nonie Buencamino as King Mongkut and Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo as Anna Leonowens. (more...)

BWW's Top Philippines Theatre Stories of 2012BWW's Top Philippines Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Philippines in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

More Photos: Buencamino, Lauchengco-Yulo Take Over THE KING AND IMore Photos: Buencamino, Lauchengco-Yulo Take Over THE KING AND I
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 19, 2012

Nonie Buencamino ("Stageshow") and Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo ("God of Carnage"), who first worked together in New Voice Company's production of "Into the Woods" five years ago, are paired up as the new King Mongkut of Siam and Anna Leonowens respectively in Resorts World Manila's extended run of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I," announced at a recent press conference held at Newport Performing Arts Theater. (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: New Stars of THE KING AND I Meet the PressFREEZE FRAME: New Stars of THE KING AND I Meet the Press
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 7, 2012

Theater stalwarts Nonie Buencamino and Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo will replace Leo Valdez, who currently plays King Mongkut, and Monique Wilson, who currently plays Anna Leonowens, respectively when Valdez and Wilson leave Resorts World Manila's production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I" on Sunday, December 30. (more...)

Tenure Cut Short: Lauchengco-Yulo Steps Down as Assoc. Director of RepTenure Cut Short: Lauchengco-Yulo Steps Down as Assoc. Director of Rep
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 4, 2012

Repertory Philippines bids goodbye to its associate artistic director for three seasons, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo. (more...)

Breaking News: West End Revival of MISS SAIGON to Hold Auditions in Manila, 11/19-22Breaking News: West End Revival of MISS SAIGON to Hold Auditions in Manila, 11/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2012

Cameron Mackintosh and Dong Alegre, the representative of Mackintosh in the Philippines, will hold the Manila auditions for the West End revival of one of Mackintosh's late '80s mega musicals, "Miss Saigon," at Philippine Opera Company's brand-new headquarters, the Opera Haus (3657 Bautista St., Makati City), on Monday, November 19 until Today, November 22. (more...)

Resorts World Manila: Lauchengco-Yulo to Replace Wilson in THE KING AND IResorts World Manila: Lauchengco-Yulo to Replace Wilson in THE KING AND I
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 19, 2012

Resorts World Manila (RWM) launched its annual "Grand Fiesta" and hosted a media appreciation night at Genting Club, Maxims Hotel Wednesday night. This year's "Grand Fiesta" highlights Las Vegas-based singer Lani Misalucha's pre-Christmas concert on Wednesday, November 28; and Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved Broadway musical "The King and I's" extended run until May 2013 - Philippine Musical Theater's favorite leading lady Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo was announced as replacement for Monique Wilson in the role of Anna Leonowens. (more...)

Breaking News: West End Revival of MISS SAIGON to Hold Auditions in Manila, 11/19-22Breaking News: West End Revival of MISS SAIGON to Hold Auditions in Manila, 11/19-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2012

Cameron Mackintosh and Dong Alegre, the representative of Mackintosh in the Philippines, will hold the Manila auditions for the West End revival of one of Mackintosh's late '80s mega musicals, "Miss Saigon," at Philippine Opera Company's brand-new headquarters, the Opera Haus (3657 Bautista St., Makati City), today, November 19 until Thursday, November 22. (more...)

MISS SAIGON Audition Tips from Other Actresses that Played KimMISS SAIGON Audition Tips from Other Actresses that Played Kim
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 12, 2012

Many media outlets in the Philippines have already published series of auditions tips, which primarily came from Tony winner Lea Salonga and London-based actress Monique Wilson, Filipino actresses that both starred in the original production of MISS SAIGON in London 22 years ago. BroadwayWorld took a different turn, and asked some advices from our other favorite Filipino actresses that also played Kim: Joanna Ampil (Sydney and London), Ima Castro (Manila and London), Ivy Rose Padilla (Wellington, New Zealand), and Jennifer Paz (U.S. National Tour). (more...)

Breaking News: West End Revival of MISS SAIGON to Hold Auditions in Manila, 11/19-22Breaking News: West End Revival of MISS SAIGON to Hold Auditions in Manila, 11/19-22
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 12, 2012

Cameron Mackintosh and Dong Alegre, the representative of Mackintosh in the Philippines, will hold the Manila auditions for the West End revival of one of Mackintosh's late '80s mega musicals, "Miss Saigon," at Philippine Opera Company's brand-new headquarters, the Opera Haus (3657 Bautista St., Makati City), on Monday, November 19 until Thursday, November 22. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 9/17Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 9/17
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 21, 2012

Another week, another roundup! Today, we bring you a list of the most-read stories in our regional markets for the week of September 21. Browse over to your favorite far-away city/country to see what's making news, check out what productions are playing around the country and overseas and get to know new performers! Enjoy this virtual trek around the globe and stay tuned for next week's recap of regional not-to-be-missed news! (more...)

Photo Flash: Leo Valdez & Monique Wilson Star in THE KING AND I, Opening Tonight, Sept 15Photo Flash: Leo Valdez & Monique Wilson Star in THE KING AND I, Opening Tonight, Sept 15
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 15, 2012

MISS SAIGON alumni Leo Valdez and Monique Wilson were first seen as the King of Siam and British governess Anna Leonowens, respectively, at the press conference for Resorts World Manila's (RWM) grand production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's THE KING AND I held Saturday, July 28 at Newport Performing Arts Theater. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 7/30Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 7/30
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 3, 2012

At BroadwayWorld we pride ourselves in showcasing theater content from all corners of the globe. Our regional contributors do an amazing job each day of bringing you the latest theater news in their cities and countries and to acknowledge this, we are launching a new weekly column called 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week'. Below you'll find a list of the most-read stories in our over 130 (and counting!) regional markets. Browse over to your favorite far-away city/country to see what's making news, see what productions are playing around the country and overseas and get to know new performers! Enjoy this virtual trek around the globe and stay tuned for next week's recap of regional not-to-be-missed news! (more...)

Photo Flash: More Photos from THE KING AND I Press LaunchPhoto Flash: More Photos from THE KING AND I Press Launch
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 3, 2012

BroadwayWorld photographer Jory Rivera brings you more photos taken at the recent press launch for Resorts World Manila's upcoming grand production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's beloved Broadway musical "The King and I" at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, BroadwayWorld Philippines' 2011 Best Theatrical Venue, beginning Saturday, September 15. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Leo Valdez & Monique Wilson in THE KING AND IPhoto Flash: First Look at Leo Valdez & Monique Wilson in THE KING AND I
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 28, 2012

MISS SAIGON alumni Leo Valdez and Monique Wilson were first seen as the King of Siam and British governess Anna Leonowens, respectively, at the press conference for Resorts World Manila's (RWM) grand production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's THE KING AND I held Saturday, July 28 at Newport Performing Arts Theater. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Pangan, Aguilos Shed Light on Working with Repertory PhilippinesBWW Interviews: Pangan, Aguilos Shed Light on Working with Repertory Philippines
by Oliver Oliveros - Jun 17, 2012

How does a neophyte at Repertory Philippines, one of the country's pioneering theater companies, which is known to have molded world-class talents such as Lea Salonga, Monique Wilson, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, Michael Williams, and Audie Gemora, among others, under the infamously stringent rehearsal and performance policies of the late stage director Zenaida Amador, fit in? (more...)

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