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Photo Coverage: Resorts World Manila's PRISCILLA Takes Opening Night Bows
by Jory Rivera - May 11, 2014

Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott's PRISCILLA , QUEEN OF THE DESERT, based on the 1994 sleeper hit 'The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert,' is Resorts World Manila's (RWM) fifth theatrical production right on the heels of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Cinderella.' The production, helmed by Jaime del Mundo ('The Producers'), opened Friday, May 9, at Newport Performing Arts Theatre. (more...)

Win A Pair of Tickets to AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, 3/15
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 12, 2014

Show partners Repertory Philippines (Rep) and BroadwayWorld.com (BWW) are giving away a pair of tickets to the former's production of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY on Saturday, March 15, 8 p.m. at Onstage Theatre (2/F Greenbelt One, Ayala Mall, Makati City) (more...)

Photo Coverage: Repertory Philippines' AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY Opens
by Jory Rivera - Feb 22, 2014

Repertory Philippines' (Rep) take on the 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning play AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, written by Tracy Letts ('Bug,' 'Killer Joe'), officially opened at Onstage Theatre (2F Greenbelt One Mall, Makati City) last night. The production, directed by Chris Millado--his directing debut at Rep--will run until Sunday, March 16. (more...)

Baby Barredo, Pinky Amador to Lead Rep's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Repertory Philippines (Rep) production of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning play AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, written by Tracy Letts, will run from Friday, February 21 to Sunday, March 16, 2014 at Onstage Theatre (2/F Greenbelt 1, Paseo de Roxas corner Legazpi St., Makati City). (more...)

CHEERS! More than 40 New Year's Wishes from Filipino Theater People
by Jeffrey Aguiman - Dec 30, 2013

It has been a tough year for us, Filipinos, but we were able to rise above the challenges and showed the world how strong and resilient we are. We wish that for the coming new year our hearts be filled with love and compassion for everyone. BroadwayWorld.com has recently surveyed some of our friends in the Philippine theater industry about their New Year's wishes! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sherman, Zialcita and Trinidad Lead Cast of BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2013

Seasoned thespians Lynn Sherman ('The Lynn Sherman Show,' 'Rent'), Robie Zialcita ('Peter Pan,' 'Sweeney Todd') and Joel Trinidad ('Defending the Caveman,' 'The Graduate') lead the cast of theater company Trumpets' new original musical, 'The Bluebird of Happiness,' based on Belgian playwright Maurice Maeterlinck's 1908 play 'The Blue Bird.' (more...)

Photo Flash: THE PRODUCERS Publicity Photos Revealed
by Lee Cundangan - Oct 07, 2013

Repertory Philippines presents its 76th theater season's closing production, Tony Award-winning musical "The Producers," which opens on Friday, November 15 at Onstage Theater in Greenbelt 1, Makati City. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sherman, Zialcita and Trinidad Lead Cast of BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS, Opening Tonight
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 26, 2013

Seasoned thespians Lynn Sherman ('The Lynn Sherman Show,' 'Rent'), Robie Zialcita ('Peter Pan,' 'Sweeney Todd') and Joel Trinidad ('Defending the Caveman,' 'The Graduate') lead the cast of theater company Trumpets' new original musical, 'The Bluebird of Happiness,' based on Belgian playwright Maurice Maeterlinck's 1908 play 'The Blue Bird.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: LORENZO, A New Rock Musical
by Jory Rivera - Sep 14, 2013

Multi-awarded Filipino film actor Christopher de Leon, via Green Wings Entertainment Network Inc., is the executive producer of 'Lorenzo,' a new rock musical, which features music--a mix of rock and soaring ballads--by Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and book and lyrics by Juan Ekis, Paul Dumol and Joem Antonio. Its Philippine premiere closed earlier today at SDA Theater, 5/F College of Saint Benilde in Malate, Manila. (more...)

Review Roundup: LORENZO, A New Rock Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

Multi-awarded Filipino film actor Christopher de Leon is the executive producer of 'Lorenzo,' a new rock musical, featuring music by Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and book and lyrics by Juan Ekis, Paul Dumol and Joem Antonio. It runs at SDA Theater, 5/F College of Saint Benilde in Malate, Manila until Today, September 14 with 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. performances. (more...)

Review Roundup: LORENZO, A New Rock Musical
by Lee Cundangan - Sep 11, 2013

Multi-awarded Filipino film actor Christopher de Leon is the executive producer of 'Lorenzo,' a new rock musical, featuring music by Maestro Ryan Cayabyab and book and lyrics by Juan Ekis, Paul Dumol and Joem Antonio. It runs at SDA Theater, 5/F College of Saint Benilde in Malate, Manila until Saturday, September 14 with 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. performances. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sherman, Zialcita and Trinidad Lead Cast of BLUEBIRD OF HAPPINESS
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 18, 2013

Seasoned thespians Lynn Sherman ('The Lynn Sherman Show,' 'Rent'), Robie Zialcita ('Peter Pan,' 'Sweeney Todd') and Joel Trinidad ('Defending the Caveman,' 'The Graduate') lead the cast of theater company Trumpets' new original musical, 'The Bluebird of Happiness,' based on Belgian playwright Maurice Maeterlinck's 1908 play 'The Blue Bird.' (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...)

RAMA HARI, The Epic Tale Returns Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2012

The legendary Indian epic tale of "Ramayana" comes to life once again with Ballet Philippines' (BP) restaging of the hit pop ballet musical "Rama Hari," which runs tomorrow, November 30 until Today, December 9 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Main Theatre. The Manila Symphony Orchestra provides the live music during the performances. (more...)

Breaking News: Confirmed! Cameron Mackintosh to Restage MISS SAIGON in 2014
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 08, 2012

Theater producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh has just confirmed with The Philippine Star entertainment editor and columnist, Ricky Lo, that plans for the highly anticipated revival of mega-musical "Miss Saigon" are underway for 2014. Lo was able to interview Mackintosh at the Tokyo premiere of "Les Miserables" movie, where the writer mentioned the recent auditions held in Manila to the British producer. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ballet Philippines' RAMA HARI Production Shots
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 03, 2012

The legendary Indian epic tale of "Ramayana" comes to life once again with Ballet Philippines' (BP) restaging of the hit pop ballet musical "Rama Hari," which opened last Friday, November 30, and will run until Sunday, December 9 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Main Theatre. (more...)

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