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Photo Coverage: A HANDFUL OF KEYS Opens Off-Broadway
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 16, 2013

A HANDFUL OF KEYS, one of South Africa's longest-running two-hander musical revues, which pays humorous tribute to famous classical and contemporary pianists/performers -- from Bach and Beethoven to Elton John and Vanessa Carlton, made its Off-Broadway debut during its special two-night only performance at the York Theatre Company's St. Peter's Church Theatre at CitiCorp in Midtown Manhattan on January 14 to 15. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ma-Yi Theater Company, Sicangco et al. Accept TOFA-NY Awards
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 01, 2012

Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning theater organization Ma-Yi Theater Company, which originally produced Filipino and Filipino-American plays prior to shifting gears toward exploring more of the Asian-American experience via theatrical workshops and presentations, and Filipino-American set and costume designer Eduardo Sicangco ("Gentlemen Prefer Blondes") accepted "The Outstanding Filipino Americans in New York" (TOFA-NY) Heritage Award (2012) and the TOFA-NY Arts and Culture Award (2012) respectively at TOFA-NY's awarding rites held at the Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall Saturday, October 27. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Swings By New York Stock Exchange
by Movies News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

Spider-Man swung by to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Thursday, which was part of New York's homegrown superhero's itinerary for "The Amazing Spider-Man Week NYC" to promote Sony Pictures Entertainment's Tuesday, July 3 release of "The Amazing Spider-Man," starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Martin Sheen, and Sally Field, among others. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN Week in NYC Continues at New York Stock Exchange
by Movies News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

Spider-Man swung by to ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Thursday, which was part of New York's homegrown superhero's itinerary for "The Amazing Spider-Man Week NYC" to promote Sony Pictures Entertainment's Tuesday, July 3 release of "The Amazing Spider-Man," starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Martin Sheen, and Sally Field, among others. (more...)

Photo Coverage: De Tagle, Go, Broadway Barkada et al. at 114th Philippine Independence Celebration
by Oliver Oliveros - Jun 04, 2012

Filipino musical theater artists Anna Maria Perez de Tagle ("Godspell" - Broadway), Rachelle Ann Go (Disney's "The Little Mermaid" - Manila), Ryan Cayabyab ("Katy!," "Larawan,"), Kirby Asunto ("Child Access Broadway'), Liz Casasola ("Imelda," "Girl Crazy"), Ryan Cayabyab Singers, Broadway Barkada, a group of New York-based Filipino actors, singers, and dancers that have been performing in various Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, and GMA Pinoy TV talents Dingdong Dantes and Aljur Abrenica headlined the Philippine Independence Day Council's (PIDCI) well attended 114th Philippine Independence Parade and cultural show held on Madison Avenue Sunday afternoon. (more...)