OJ Mariano News

RAK OF AEGIS Returns; Mariano, Marquez et al. Join Cast
by Jude Cartalaba - Jun 23, 2014

Philippine Educational Theater Association's (PETA) new hit musical, RAK OF AEGIS, returns to PETA Theater Center (5 Eymard Drive, New Manila) with 67 more performances lined up! New additions to the cast are OJ Mariano (Kiel), Arnel Ignacio (Fernan), Jimmy Marquez (Jewel), Gio Gahol (ensemble), Abigail Sulit (ensemble), and Kimverlie Molina (Aileen). (more...)

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...)

PHOTO FLASH: Meet the Cast of MAXIE THE MUSICALE; Show Opens 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 07, 2013

Jayvhot Galang (Maximo Oliveros), Roeder Camaņag and Nazer Salcedo (alternating as Paco Oliveros), Jojo Riguerra (Victor Perez), Al Gatmaitan and OJ Mariano (alternating as Boy Oliveros), and Jay Gonzaga (Bogs Oliveros) lead the cast of new original Filipino musical "Maxie: Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros," which is based on Michiko Yamamoto's screenplay for ufo Picture's critically acclaimed independent film "Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros" ("The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros"). (more...)

Win A Pair of Tickets to MAXIE, the Musical
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 03, 2013

Bit by Bit Company and BroadwayWorld.com (BWW) are giving away a pair of tickets to the former's last Friday night performance of 'Maxie, the Musical,' an acclaimed musical adaptation of Michiko Yamamoto's screenplay for ufo Picture's critically acclaimed independent film 'Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros' ('The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros'), on Friday, December 6 at 8 p.m. at PETA Theater Center (5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City). (more...)

Review Roundup: MAXIE by Bit by Bit Company
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 27, 2013

Together with the Cultural Center of the Philippines and PETA Theater Center, Bit by Bit Company's screen-to-stage adaptation of "Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros" ("The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros") held its world premiere November 9, and is running at PETA Theater Center (5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City) until December 8. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Meet the Cast of MAXIE THE MUSICALE; Show Opens 11/9
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 21, 2013

Jayvhot Galang (Maximo Oliveros), Roeder Camaņag and Nazer Salcedo (alternating as Paco Oliveros), Jojo Riguerra (Victor Perez), Al Gatmaitan and OJ Mariano (alternating as Boy Oliveros), and Jay Gonzaga (Bogs Oliveros) lead the cast of new original Filipino musical "Maxie: Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros," which is based on Michiko Yamamoto's screenplay for ufo Picture's critically acclaimed independent film "Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros" ("The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros"). (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...)

Photos: BWW Visits THE FULL MONTY; Show Runs Till Today
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com caught the second Friday night, April 26, performance of Terrence McNally and David Yazbek's hit Broadway musical 'The Full Monty,' locally produced by Viva Atlantis Theatricals, an offshoot of prolific theater company Atlantis Productions. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Mark Bautista Talks THE FULL MONTY
by Jude Cartalaba - May 02, 2013

Viva Artists Agency contract star Mark Bautista's character, Jerry Lukowski, in Viva Atlantis Theatrical's production of Terrence McNally and David Yazbek's Broadway musical 'The Full Monty,' which is a stage adaptation of the 1997 film of the same name, is a challenging role for Bautista. (more...)

Photos: BWW Visits THE FULL MONTY; Show Runs Till 5/5
by Oliver Oliveros - Apr 30, 2013

BroadwayWorld.com caught the second Friday night, April 26, performance of Terrence McNally and David Yazbek's hit Broadway musical 'The Full Monty,' locally produced by Viva Atlantis Theatricals, an offshoot of prolific theater company Atlantis Productions. (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...)

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...)

RAMA HARI, The Epic Tale Returns Today
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 29, 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 Sunday, December 9 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) Main Theatre. The Manila Symphony Orchestra provides the live music during the performances. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Mariano, Aguilos Talk RAMA HARI
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 27, 2012

Two of the country's most talented and active thespians, OJ Mariano ("Rent," "Forbidden Broadway") and Kalila Aguilos ("Jekyll and Hyde," Zsa Zsa Zaturnnah") are chosen to play Rama and Sita respectively in the revival production of the hit pop ballet musical "Rama Hari," based on the Indian epic "Ramayana," and directed and choreographed by Ballet Philippines' founder Alice Reyes, which runs at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' (CCP) main theater from Friday, November 30 until Sunday, December 9. (more...)

Exclusive: Local Disney Princesses Make it to MISS SAIGON Final Auditions
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 21, 2012

Local Disney princesses Rachelle Ann Go, who played the title role in the Asian premiere of Disney's stage musical adaptation of "The Little Mermaid," and K-La Rivera, who is currently playing the role of Princess Jasmine in the Asian premiere of Disney's stage musical adaptation of "Aladdin," both made it to the final round of auditions, mainly dance auditions, for the much-talked-about "Miss Saigon" tryouts, which began last Monday, November 19, and will end tomorrow, Thursday, November 22 at the Opera Haus, Philippine Opera Company's newly opened headquarters in Makati City. (more...)

Exclusive Update: 60 Out of 420 Got Callbacks on First Day of MISS SAIGON Auditions
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 19, 2012

60 out of 420 auditionees got callbacks on the first day of the much-talked-about "Miss Saigon" auditions, spearheaded by British stage director Laurence Connor ("Miss Saigon," "Les Miserables") and Cameron Mackintosh's representative in the Philippines, Dong Alegre ("Miss Saigon"), held at the Philippine Opera Company's headquarters in Makati City early today. Experienced thespians Karylle Tatlonghari, Tippy dos Santos, Jake Macapagal, Julia Abueva, Lorenz Martinez, OJ Mariano, Noel Rayos, Cathy Azanza, Kyla Rivera, Cara Barredo, Topper Fabregas, and Jay Pangilinan were among the 60 who made the short list. (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...)

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY Returns for a Two-Day Run, 8/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2012

Upstart Productions brings back Off-Broadway smash FORBIDDEN BROADWAY(Greatest Hits), a musical revue that parodies old and new Broadway musicals, at Carlos P. Romulo Theater, RCBC Plaza, Senator Gil Puyat Avenue, Makati City on Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25. (more...)

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