Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

WATCH: TOFA Awards' 10th-Anniversary Special, With Darren Criss, Lea Salonga, Jon Jon Briones

This is The Outstanding Filipino Americans (TOFA) Awards' first-ever virtual ceremony.

New York - Watch the first-ever The Outstanding Filipino Americans (TOFA) Awards' virtual ceremony, hosted by "Asia's King of Talk" Boy Abunda, via BroadwayWorld.com.

WATCH: TOFA Awards' 10th-Anniversary Special, With Darren Criss, Lea Salonga, Jon Jon Briones In this 10th-anniversary edition of the TOFA Awards, which are customarily held at Carnegie Hall, the award-giving body honors its roster of "100 Most Influential Filipino-Americans" or #TOFA100. The list includes Broadway's finest talents, such as Lea Salonga, Darren Criss, Bobby Lopez, Jon Jon Briones, and Jhett Tolentino.

A commemoration of the Filipino-American History Month, the awards also recognize not just individuals but also organizations that have raised the Filipino-American community's profile in mainstream America. Organizations, such as the Nurses Association of America, Inquirer.net, Search to Involve Pilipino Americans, TOFA Performing Artists, and Live Stream Shows, among others, share the spotlight this year.

#TOFA is written, executive produced, and directed by Elton Lugay, alongside board members Miles Dela Cruz, Erwin Pajarillo, and Rasmin Diaz.

The show features performances from Bobby Lopez, Cecile Licad, Gary Valenciano, Lani Misalucha, Martin Nievera, TOFA Performing Artists, and with special participation by Bailey Bailrock Munoz, 2019 winner, "So You Think You Can Dance" and Raymond RS Francisco, CEO, Frontrow Philippines.

TodayTix

Related Stories

From This Author - Oliver Oliveros

Oliver is a seasoned public relations and digital marketing professional who works with CEOs and young professionals to hone their creativity, stakeholders' engagement strategies, and writing a... (read more about this author)


Tickets to FROZEN in Singapore Now On SaleTickets to FROZEN in Singapore Now On Sale
September 30, 2022

Tickets to the Singapore debut of the hit Broadway musical 'Frozen' are now on sale, producer Disney Theatrical Productions and presenter Base Entertainment Asia have just announced. Starting at SGD 88, excluding the booking fee, 'Frozen' opens at the Sands Theatre, Marina Bay Sands, from February 5, 2023.

WE WILL ROCK YOU World Tour Cast AnnouncedWE WILL ROCK YOU World Tour Cast Announced
September 28, 2022

South African performers Nicole Fernandes (Scaramouche), Stuart Brown (Galileo), Londiwe Dhlomo (Killer Queen), Craig Urbani (Khashoggi), Tiaan Rautenbach (Buddy), Richard Gau (Brit), and Danelle Cronje (Oz) are set to star in the brand-new production of Queen and Ben Elton’s rock musical 'We Will Rock You.'

'OktoberTheaterFest' AT SHORTS & BRIEFS 8'OktoberTheaterFest' AT SHORTS & BRIEFS 8
September 27, 2022

For the eighth time, Eksena PH, a community of artists and creators, is back with 'Shorts & Briefs,' an independently-produced theater festival that features 10-12 minute plays.

At 12, TOFA Awards Brim With Historic FirstsAt 12, TOFA Awards Brim With Historic Firsts
September 25, 2022

In its 12th year, The Outstanding Filipino American Awards (TOFA), founded by journalist Elton Lugay, were still brimming with historic firsts. From the Carnegie Hall on 56th Street, TOFA’s venue has moved down 13 streets to the Town Hall. TOFA has also launched its newest sets of excellence in leadership awards: the Lifetime Achievement Awards, endorsed by President Joe Biden, and the Global Awards. Remarkably, it was also the first time an incumbent mayor of the city has physically graced a Fil-Am event.

Reimagined WE WILL ROCK YOU Debuts in Singapore in 2023Reimagined WE WILL ROCK YOU Debuts in Singapore in 2023
September 23, 2022

Reimagined 'We Will Rock You,' the jukebox musical set in a post-apocalyptic world and features the hit songs of the British rock band Queen, will premiere at the Esplanade Theatre on January 5, 2023. It will only run for 22 performances.