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Raven Ong is a costume designer born and raised in Manila, Philippines and now based in Connecticut, USA. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Production Design at the De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde, School of Design and Arts in 2007 and since then designed shows for various theater companies in the Philippines.

Raven received his MFA in Costume Design from University of Connecticut (UCONN). As a costume designer, he has designed productions in New York City for New York Lyric Opera at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, as well as international premieres of numerous plays and musicals.

His design credits include: International premieres of Waitress, Kinky Boots, Matilda and Beautiful: Carole King Musical (Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group, Manila, Philippines); Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s Spelling Bee, Sense and Sensibility, Laramie Project and King Lear; Red House Arts Center’s On Golden Pond, La Cage Aux Folles and Steel Magnolias; La Mama Experimental Theatre Club’s world premiere of Dying in Boulder, Repertory Philippines’ The Producers, Shakespeare in Hollywood, Peter Pan A Musical Adventure, Boeing Boeing, Jekyll and Hyde, Alice in Wonderland, No Way To Treat A Lady, Wizard of Oz, Rapunzel! Rapunzel! A Very Hairy Fairytale, A Little Princess; Playhouse on Park’s Pride and Prejudice.

Raven Ong is an Assistant Professor of Costume Design at Central Connecticut State University and a recipient of Syracuse Area Live Theatre (SALT) Award Best Costume Design of a Musical for Red House Art Center’s production of “La Cage Aux Folles”.

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Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Philippines Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Philippines Awards; HAMILTON, THE RECONCILIATION DINNER, PETA Theater Center & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; HAMILTON, THE RECONCILIATION DINNER, PETA Theater Center & More Lead!

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Parokya ni Edgar Musical to Feature All-Female Leads

Newport World Resorts (NWR), through theatrical producer Full House Theater Company, has announced the all-female lead cast for its newest original Filipino musical, 'Buruguduystunstugudunstuy: Ang Parokya ni Edgar Musical.' Its principal cast includes Kyle Napuli Marynor Madamesila, Tex de Leon, and Natasha Cabrera.

BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards December 5th Standings; HAMILTON Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; THE RECONCILIATION DINNER Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!

Review: WEBSTER'S BITCH at Playhouse On Park

What did our critic think of WEBSTER'S BITCH at Playhouse On Park?

DE-CRUIT Presents Three Shakespeare Adaptations This Summer

DE-CRUIT has announced a three-show series at Theatre Row July 15 through August 20. Each production is a two-person adaptation of one of Shakespeare's classics, written and performed by DE-CRUIT founders Dawn Stern and Stephan Wolfert.

Owl & Pussycat Theatre Company Presents THE ECSTASY OF VICTORIA WOODHULL

Reach across the mortal plane to meet the brazen and irrepressible Suffragette (whom you probably have never heard of) who was the First Woman to run for President of the United States in 1872 in The Ecstasy of Victoria Woodhull. Join our modern clairvoyant, Celeste, in an immersive seance where she endeavors to bring back Victoria's spirit to learn her full story. 

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; SPONGEBOB Leads Best Musical!

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; Pantochino's SPONGEBOB Leads Best Musical!

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards; Playhouse On Park's PIPPIN Leads Best Musical

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Repertory Philippines' Summer Workshops Migrate Online In July 2020

Repertory Philippines (REP) gives you the chance to explore the world of theater from your home via REP's Workshops for the Performing Arts. Get the full REP workshop experience through intensive online classes running from 6-31 July 2020. Get 10% off if you sign up before 8 June 2020.

BWW Review: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE at Playhouse On Park

It is an exciting feeling when you discover something new about something you were already familiar with. Sometimes this happens when you read a favorite book for a second time, or learn a bit of history behind a favorite spot. But sometimes, the planets align and fresh light shines on a classic story breathing new life into it and revealing something brilliant. This is the case with the latest production at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE by Kate Hamill, which takes the classic Jane Austen novel, turns it a bit on its ear, yet retains the core elements of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy's unlikely love that have stood the

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Ends Limited 4-Weekend Run Today, 7/7

In their first musical together, Kayla Rivera ('In the Heights,' 'Side Show') and Nick Varricchio ('A Chorus Line,' 'Saturday Night Fever') play songwriting duo Carole King and Gerry Goffin in the Philippine premiere of the Broadway hit 'Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.' The critically-acclaimed local production, which is the second 20th-anniversary offering of Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group, in partnership with ABS-CBN, closes its limited 4-weekend run at the Meralco Theatre in Pasig City today, with performances at 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets are still available at TicketWorld.com.ph or at the venue.

Review Roundup: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL in Manila!

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's of BEAUTIFUL: THE Carole King MUSICAL, which runs at Meralco Theatre now through July 7 is now on stage. The show is directed by Bobby Garcia.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At BEAUTIFUL: The Carole King Musical in Manila

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production of BEAUTIFUL: THE Carole King MUSICAL in Manila, which runs at Meralco Theatre now through July 7. The show is directed by Bobby Garcia.

Check Out Production Photos of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL in Manila!

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group, which is celebrating its 20th year, has just released its production photos of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, which runs at Meralco Theatre now through July 7. The show is directed by Bobby Garcia.

Photo Flash: DYING IN BOULDER Opens At La MaMa

La MaMa in association with Out of the Box Theatrics presentsthe World Premiere of DYING IN BOULDER (or the perfect place to die if you have good karma) by Linda Faigao-Hall, directed by Ian Morgan (Associate Artistic Director of The New Group). 

New American Drama DYING IN BOULDER Begins Performances Feb. 28

La MaMa in association with Out of the Box Theatrics presents the World Premiere of DYING IN BOULDER (or the perfect place to die if you have good karma) by Linda Faigao-Hall, directed by Ian Morgan (Associate Artistic Director of The New Group). Previews begin February 28, 2019 at The Downstairs at La MaMa with opening night slated for March 3.

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