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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/3; CABARET in Pittsburgh, Transgender PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT in Chicago and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/3; CABARET in Pittsburgh, Transgender PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT in Chicago and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature CABARET in Pittsburgh, transgender PRISCILLA: QUEEN OF THE DESERT in Chicago and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera 60th-Anniversary ProductionPhoto Coverage: First Look at NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera 60th-Anniversary Production
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 27, 2017

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and J&S Productions Inc., in cooperation with Ayala Foundation, celebrate the 60th-anniversary of National Artists Felipe de Leon and Guillermo Tolentino's grand opera NOLI ME TANGERE, starting tonight, January 28, through Friday, February 3, at CCP's Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo. (more...)

Exclusive: Sneak Peek at NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera in RehearsalExclusive: Sneak Peek at NOLI ME TANGERE, The Opera in Rehearsal
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 22, 2017

Maestro Herminigildo Ranera led the music rehearsal of 'Noli Me Tangere, The Opera's' 60th-anniversary production at Philippine Women's University auditorium last weekend, exactly a week before the show's gala premiere at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/10-12/11/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/10-12/11/2016
by - Dec 11, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 11, 2016 - Sunday, December 11, 2016. (more...)

Photo Exclusive: Inside Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert in ManilaPhoto Exclusive: Inside Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert in Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 11, 2016

Broadway star Andrew Keenan-Bolger sang not one, but three Tagalog Christmas songs: the exuberant 'Pasko Na Naman,' the heartbreaking 'Sana Ngayong Pasko,' and the tongue-twisting 'Kumukutikutitap' that thrilled the audience at his concert, 'A Very Broadway Christmas in Manila,' held last night at Bonifacio Global City's newest performance venue, the Maybank Performing Arts Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert Marks Many FirstsBWW Interview: Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert Marks Many Firsts
by Oliver Oliveros - Dec 10, 2016

Manila, Philippines--Besides being the maiden offering of Jhett Tolentino Productions Inc. (JTPI), 'A Very Broadway Christmas in Manila,' Broadway lead actor Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas-themed solo concert, also opens the new venue The Globe Auditorium at Maybank Performing Arts Theatre in BGC tomorrow, December 11, at 7 p.m. (more...)

Breaking: Tickets to MISS SAIGON 25th-Anniversary Performance In Cinemas Now Available at SMCinema.comBreaking: Tickets to MISS SAIGON 25th-Anniversary Performance In Cinemas Now Available at SMCinema.com
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 3, 2016

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON, recorded live in London's West End, plus an epic finale featuring special appearances from original cast members Jonathan Pryce, Lea Salonga, and Simon Bowman, among others, when it comes to select SM Cinemas across the Philippines on Saturday, November 12, and Sunday, November 13, only. (more...)

BWW Review: Philstagers' KATIPS is a Must Watch For The MillennialsBWW Review: Philstagers' KATIPS is a Must Watch For The Millennials
by Jude Buot - Oct 26, 2016

'I'm Martial Law ready.' This was one of the Facebook posts that prompted Vincent Taņada to write 'Katips: Ang Mga Bagong Katipunero.' In a speech he gave right after the curtain call last October 16, Taņada (who also directs the show and is one of the lead actors) confessed that this musical is intended to enlighten those millennials who seem to have been bombarded by 'myths' about the state of the country during the Martial Law era. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/17-9/18/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 9/17-9/18/2016
by - Sep 18, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 18, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BLUE MAN GROUP 25th-Anniversary World Tour Continues in ManilaPhoto Coverage: BLUE MAN GROUP 25th-Anniversary World Tour Continues in Manila
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 18, 2016

Part of its 25th-anniversary world tour, BLUE MAN GROUP, the world famous trio of bald, blue-skinned, and tight-lipped performing artists, brings on the fun at the Theater at Solaire now through Sunday, September 25. The tour premiered in Singapore last March and has already made stops in New Zealand and Macau. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BLUE MAN GROUP Finally Arrives in Manila Along With Odd Musical Instruments, Inflatable BalloonsPhoto Coverage: BLUE MAN GROUP Finally Arrives in Manila Along With Odd Musical Instruments, Inflatable Balloons
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 12, 2016

Together with telecom giant Globe Telecom, Blue Man Productions Ltd., Lunchbox Productions Ltd., and Concertus Manila bring BLUE MAN GROUP to Manila. (more...)

Theater House of Black Presents Stage Adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher,' 10/7-8Theater House of Black Presents Stage Adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher,' 10/7-8
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 21, 2016

Theater House of Black, whose members recently staged the Filipino adaptation of Federico Garcia Lorca's 'The House of Bernarda Alba, ' seems to have a penchant for houses that are shrouded in mystery. Next off from the group is '#14 Leandro Road,' a Filipino theatrical adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's most celebrated short story, 'The Fall of the House of Usher,' first published in 1839. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/13-8/14/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 8/13-8/14/2016
by - Aug 14, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, August 14, 2016 - Sunday, August 14, 2016. (more...)

Photo & Video: Meryl Streep Talks FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS & More in 'TimesTalks'Photo & Video: Meryl Streep Talks FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS & More in 'TimesTalks'
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 14, 2016

Moderated by the New York Times' (NYT) chief classical music critic Anthony Tommasini, three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, who plays the titular role of the tone-deaf operatic soprano Florence Foster Jenkins in the movie of the same name, recently talked about the connection between acting and music; her desire to work on an original theater piece on the Broadway stage, among other things, in 'TimesTalks.' (more...)

Write for BroadwayWorld!Write for BroadwayWorld!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

Do you want to write for BroadwayWorld, the #1 theatre site on the net with over 5 million monthly viewers? Excellent. We want you! Did you know that we also have several BWW spinoff sites such as Opera, Classical, Books, Art, Dance, Fitness and more? Below are some of the regions and sites where we are looking for extra help, along with answers to some questions you might have. (more...)

VISA Cardholders Get First Dibs on Tickets to WICKED in Manila, Today Thru 8/25VISA Cardholders Get First Dibs on Tickets to WICKED in Manila, Today Thru 8/25
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 24, 2016

From 10 a.m. today, July 25, until Thursday, August 25, VISA Credit, Debit, and Prepaid cardholders can purchase the first batch of tickets with 10 percent off to the UK and international tour of the dazzling, smash-hit musical WICKED, which opens at the Theatre at Solaire (1 Aseana Avenue, Solaire Resort and Casino, Paranaque City) on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Buy tickets (starting at P1,700) via TicketWorld.com.ph. (more...)

ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs, Don Darryl Rivera, and Joshua Dela Cruz Join Tribute Concert to Ahrens & FlahertyALADDIN's Adam Jacobs, Don Darryl Rivera, and Joshua Dela Cruz Join Tribute Concert to Ahrens & Flaherty
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 19, 2016

Adam Jacobs, Don Darryl Rivera, and Joshua Dela Cruz, current cast members of the Broadway smash musical Disney's ALADDIN, are joining the cast of Broadway Barkada's tribute concert to Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty titled 'Make Them Hear You: The Songs of Ahrens & Flaherty' on Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m. at the Cutting Room (44 East 32nd St., between Park and Madison). (more...)

Photo Coverage: BWW Night Out at AMERICAN IDIOTPhoto Coverage: BWW Night Out at AMERICAN IDIOT
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 3, 2016

Made possible by the producers of the high-octane rock musical AMERICAN IDIOT, Globe Telecom and 9 Works Theatrical, BroadwayWorld.com (BWW) readers Maxine Dimaano, Aundrea Bunyi, Jerico Ranin, and Lemuel Villanueva, together with their guests, scored tickets to the show via a digital lottery. At last night's performance at the sprawling amphitheater within the new Globe Iconic Store at Bonifacio High Street, these lucky lottery winners also had the chance to hang out a bit with the show's producers, cast, and crew. (more...)

'One Night Stand' Gathers Original Cast of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL'One Night Stand' Gathers Original Cast of HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 2, 2016

'One Night Stand,' a monthly cabaret series, which has been packing in the crowds at 12 Monkeys Music Hall & Pub in Makati City since April 2015, reunites the original cast of the 2007 Philippine production of Disney's 'High School Musical' (HSM), led by Sam Concepcion, Cheska Ortega, Alex Godinez, and Kakki Teodoro, this Tuesday, July 5, at 9 p.m. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/25-6/26/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/25-6/26/2016
by - Jun 26, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 26, 2016 - Sunday, June 26, 2016. (more...)

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