The hills are truly alive with the arrival of London's West End production's The Sound of Music. On the gala night (September 29), audiences across generations came running to the Theatre at Solaire just to see the show for the first time and for some, many times over a beloved musical that became part of their childhood. The Sound of Music is a nostalgic theatrical experience that brings candid memories of yore and a myriad of familiar tunes that would prompt any viewer to go home humming if not singing.BWW Interview: Music Supervisor Donald Chan Talks WEST SIDE STORY International Tour August 25, 2017
The spirit of every musical theater production is its score. If a musical makes an audience hum its show tunes at the end of the show, then it served its purpose of prime entertainment. Such is the case of the phenomenal 'West Side Story' with its music enchantingly created by Leonard Bernstein, one of the first American conductors to be known the world over. With such a distinct mark in music history, Bernstein's music stands out and must be meticulously executed with justice and diligence.Resorts World Manila Celebrates The Ladies of Philippine Theater March 27, 2017
As the world celebrates the 'World Theater Day' on March 27, one of the country's top theater groups, the Full House Theater Company, under the aegis of Resorts World Manila (RWM), honors some of our female thespians who have become part of the nation's long list of theater greats. This is closely aligned with RWM's overarching goal of supporting local talents.A Trilogy of Terror Opens Today at CCP, 2/22 February 21, 2017
One of Manila's premier arts festival, Fringe Manila, Theater House of Black (#14 Leandro Road), and Antipara Collective team up to bring to the stage three theater shorts 'Si Edgar, Si Allan at Si Art,' adapted from the stories of four celebrated turn-of-the-century authors namely Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Miller, William Golding, and Jean-Paul Sartre.WICKED Returns to Manila, Praises Filipino Audiences February 6, 2017
Hailed as 'one of the most popular West End musicals ever' by the London Evening Standard, Stephen Schwartz's WICKED returns to Manila after a phenomenal run of the Australasian production three years ago. According to James Cundall, producer and chief executive of Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, he brought back WICKED as a fulfillment of a promise he gave to Filipino audiences a few years back. He recalled that during the last night of the show at the main theatre of the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the audiences serenaded the cast with songs as a goodbye gift and a treat to a great and fantastic show. 'We've never seen such a loving audience than here in the Philippines,' said Cundall.BWW Review: RWM Presents ANNIE; Show Closes 12/11 December 4, 2016
The plucky red-haired girl that conquered our hearts so many times over has finally returned to town as Resorts World Manila's (RWM) production of Martin Charnin and Charles Strouse's ANNIE continues to play the Newport Performing Arts Theatre until December 11.14 LEANDRO ROAD is About Family Ties, Mental Illness October 5, 2016
Mental illness is just one of the diseases seldom talked about by the Filipino family; the reasons range from its unfamiliarity, mystery, and social prejudice--the last stands out the most. As most Filipino families regard personal life as truly 'exclusive,' to have such an illness within the household is concealed from the prying eyes of the society.