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Bobby Garcia is a multi-hyphenate Director and Producer who has worked in film, television, stage and live concert entertainment. He has directed over 50 plays and musicals in Canada and throughout the Asian region including mainland China (Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Xian), Hong Kong SAR, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Singapore. Notable stage productions include MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET (Arts Club Theatre Company), the Canadian Premiere of DOLLY PARTON'S SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS CAROL (Arts Club Theatre Company) which won the Jessie Award for Outstanding Musical Production, BENEATH SPRINGHILL: THE MAURICE RUDDICK STORY (Arts Club Theatre Company, Neptune Theatre and Theatre Orangeville), the 40th Anniversary production of SWEENEY TODD (Manila and Singapore), BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, the international premieres of THE BAND’S VISIT, FUN HOME, WAITRESS, IN THE HEIGHTS and THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, ANGELS IN AMERICA, MATILDA, KINKY BOOTS, the new International Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, SHREK, GHOST, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, CARRIE, PIAF, Disney’s ALADDIN, NINE, GOD OF CARNAGE (Manila & Singapore), Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID, NEXT TO NORMAL, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC (Manila & Singapore), XANADU, THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (Manila & Singapore), HAIRSPRAY, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA (Broadway Asia Tour 2008-2009), DOGEATERS, AVENUE Q (Manila & Singapore), THE KING & I (Broadway Asia Tour 2007), Disney’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST, BABY, URINETOWN, DREAMGIRLS, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, PROOF, TICK,TICK…BOOM!, HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, and RENT(Manila and Singapore). Concerts and TV Specials include LEA SALONGA: 40, LEA SALONGA: PLAYLIST, LEA SALONGA: YOUR SONGS, LEA SALONGA: THE BROADWAY CONCERT, NIGHT OF THE CHAMPIONS, THE PRINCE OF POP & THE COMEDY CONCERT QUEEN, LEA SALONGA: SONGS FROM HOME, ERIK SANTOS SOLO AT THE COLISEUM and LEA SALONGA: HOME FOR CHRISTMAS. He was an Associate Director for MISS SAIGON (2000/2001) and represented casting for Cameron Mackintosh in the Philippines for the revival of MISS SAIGON and the UK Tour. He was also Hong Kong Disneyland’s first Show Director opening the park in 2005. In 2008, he became one of a select few stage directors to have three different shows running simultaneously in the Asian region (Hong Kong, Manila, and Singapore).





In addition to Cameron Mackintosh Ltd., Bobby has also been a casting consultant in the Asian region for the National Theatre of London and the Broadway production of HERE LIES LOVE (Tara Rubin Casting) directed by Alex Timbers, the Broadway revival of M.BUTTERFLY (Telsey + Co) directed by Julie Taymor, the International Tour of Disney's THE LION KING (Disney Theatrical International) directed by Julie Taymor, the London revival/UK Tour of THE KING AND I (James Orange Casting) directed by Bartlett Sher and the film CONCLAVE (Nina Gold Casting/ House Productions). He is the winner of three Aliw Awards for Direction (live entertainment awards in the Philippines) and has been inducted into their Hall of Fame.



He founded one of Asia’s most prolific and successful theatre companies, Atlantis Productions/ Atlantis Theatrical Group of Companies in 1999. He has a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Directing for Theatre from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelors Degree from Fordham University in New York. Bobby is a Co-Producer of HERE LIES LOVE on Broadway.

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Cast and Creative Team Set for THE PILLOWMAN at Outcry Theatre

Outcry Theatre presents Martin McDonagh's 'The Pillowman' at the Stone Cottage at the Addison Theatre Centre. This dark and suspenseful play follows a writer in a totalitarian state who faces a ruthless interrogation. Don't miss this powerful and provocative production. Contains violence, adult content, and explicit language. Recommended for ages 16 and up.
Video: The Cast of HERE LIES LOVE Takes Final Broadway Bows

Here Lies Love played its final Broadway performance yesterday, November 26, 2023, after 33 previews and 149 regular performances at the Broadway Theatre. Check out video of the cast taking their final bows here!
HERE LIES LOVE Plays Final Broadway Performance

Here Lies Love will play its final Broadway performance November 26, 2023, after 33 previews and 149 regular performances at the Broadway Theatre.
HERE LIES LOVE Offers Meet & Greets with David Byrne, Fatboy Slim, and Jo Koy in Charity Buzz Auction

Fans of Here Lies Love, the groundbreaking new musical from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim now playing at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway at 53rd Street), will have the chance to bid on three exclusive experiences through a Charitybuzz auction that is live now in support of the show's Democracy in Action Ticket Initiative via Producer Hub/The Tank NYC.
HERE LIES LOVE Announces Broadway Closing Date

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Here Lies Love will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, November 26, following 33 previews and 149 regular performances.
HERE LIES LOVE Celebrates GLAAD Spirit Day With A Post-Show DJ Set By Griffin Maxwell Brooks

Celebrate GLAAD Spirit Day with a Post-Show DJ Set by Griffin Maxwell Brooks at HERE LIES LOVE. Join us this Thursday, October 19 for a night of music and support.
Apl.de.Ap Of Black Eyed Peas To DJ Post-Show Set at HERE LIES LOVE This Month

Apl.de.Ap of Black Eyed Peas will DJ a post-show set after the October 12 performance of HERE LIES LOVE on Broadway. Don't miss this exciting musical event!
HERE LIES LOVE Announces Post-Show 'People Power Disco Hour' Series

HERE LIES LOVE announces the launch of People Power Disco Hour, a series of post-show DJ sets starting this Saturday, October 7. Join the party and dance the night away!
HERE LIES LOVE Launches Democracy in Action Ticketing Initiative in Partnership with Gold House and The Asian American Foundation

Discover how HERE LIES LOVE is partnering with Gold House and The Asian American Foundation to launch an innovative ticketing initiative that promotes democracy and civic engagement. Find out how you can get involved and make a difference while enjoying this immersive musical experience.
David Byrne and Arbutus to Host HERE LIES LOVE Benefit This Thursday

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim’s Broadway production of Here Lies Love will host a sold out special benefit performance on September 28 with proceeds supporting Byrne’s non-profit, Arbutus.
Photos: Vina Morales Takes Her First Bow in HERE LIES LOVE

Popular Filipino actress Vina Morales made her Broadway debut on September 22 in Here Lies Love, the groundbreaking musical from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim. Check out photos from her first curtain call here!
HERE LIES LOVE to Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Next Week

Here Lies Love will be performing on Good Morning America next week. The immersive Broadway musical will be appearing on both Good Morning America and GMA3 for two special performances on Thursday, September 28. Find out how to watch Here Lies Love on Good Morning America now!
Photos: Get a First Look at Vina Morales in HERE LIES LOVE

Popular Filipino actress Vina Morales makes her Broadway debut tonight, September 22 in Here Lies Love, the groundbreaking musical from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim. Get a first look at Morales in character!
Video: David Byrne & More Talk HERE LIES LOVE's Immersive Sound Design

L-Acoustics has released a video piece about the pioneering audio – L-ISA immersive sound – used in Here Lies Love on Broadway, featuring interviews with David Byrne (concept, music & lyrics), sound designers Cody Spencer and M.L. Dogg, and scenic designer David Korins. Watch here!
HERE LIES LOVE Announces Announces Rush Ticket Policy For Union Members

The producers of Here Lies Love, the groundbreaking musical from David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, have announced a new rush ticket policy for labor union members.
Vina Morales to Join the Cast of HERE LIES LOVE on Broadway

Get the latest news on Vina Morales as she joins the cast of HERE LIES LOVE on Broadway. Don't miss your chance to see this acclaimed musical at the Broadway Theatre.
HERE LIES LOVE Will Offer Free Childcare Services During Four Upcoming Matinee Performances

​​​​​​​Here Lies Love has announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration on Broadway with the Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL), Broadway Babysitters, and Open Jar Studios, through which free childcare services will be offered during Here Lies Love's Saturday, September 23nd 3:30pm matinee performance.
Fatboy Slim to Perform Post-Show DJ Set at HERE LIES LOVE on Broadway

Get ready for an unforgettable night at HERE LIES LOVE on Broadway as legendary DJ Fatboy Slim takes the stage for a special post-show DJ set. Don't miss this exclusive performance on August 31st. Experience the fusion of theater and music in a whole new way.
Video: Watch Excerpt of LOUDER THAN WORDS from TICK, TICK…BOOM!

In a one-night-only encore of “Louder than Words,” the finale number from Jonathan Larson’s pre-'Rent,' 'tick, tick…BOOM!' TV-film star (now theater actor) Khalil Ramos sang those lines, then faced the audience throwing a nudge and a wink—and we all knew what he meant. Ironic.
New Block Of Tickets Go On Sale for HERE LIES LOVE on Broadway

Immerse yourself in the musical 'Here Lies Love' on Broadway. Witness the rise and fall of a dictator and his wife in this immersive theater experience. Get your tickets now and be swept up in the emotional journey of power and corruption.

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