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VIDEO Excerpt: Gian Magdangal Sings 'If I Loved You' at the 13th Gawad Buhay Awards

Gian Magdangal, actor and recording artist, won his second Gawad Buhay award--Male Lead Performance in a Musical--at the 13th Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards held April 25, 2023, at the PETA Theatre Center.

EXCLUSIVE PODCAST: KD Estrada, Alexa Ilacad Sit Down with BroadwayWorld

After that extended Holy Week break, the charming love team of KD Estrada and Alexa Ilacad are back to starring in PETA’s post-pandemic first offering: the Gen Zers’ not-so-serious take on the classic zarzuela 'Walang Sugat,' via the musical comedy 'Walang Aray,' featuring the book and lyrics by Rody Vera and music by Vince Lim.

Video: KUNG PAANO NANALO SA KARERA SI ROSANG TABA Cast, Musicians Take Opening Weekend Bows

Dean Francis Alfar’s short story for children, “How Rosang Taba Won a Race” (Kung Paano Nanalo si Rosang Taba sa Isang Karera), is now a one-act play with music, adapted by playwrights Rody Vera and Maynard Manansala, and produced by Dulaang UP.

Check Out Performance Photos from PETA's New Musical, WALANG ARAY

Before media guests and prospective show investors, Philippine Educational Theater Association has just presented some photos from the company’s newest original musical comedy, 'Walang Aray,' a humorous, entertaining tribute to a classic favorite, Severino Reyes’ 19th-century zarzuela 'Walang Sugat.'

Video: PETA Welcomes KD Estrada and Alexa Ilacad

Philippine Educational Theater Association, which produced hit musicals 'Rak of Aegis' and 'Care Divas,' has officially welcomed young stars-singers KD Estrada and Alexa Ilacad to its family. Estrada and Ilacad, both Star Magic contract artists, are set to lead PETA’s return to producing original Filipino musicals via 'Walang Aray,' a humorous and entertaining take on Severino Reyes’ 1898 zarzuela 'Walang Sugat.'

VIDEO: Dulaang UP Pays Tribute to Its Founder, Tony Mabesa

Before the formal launch of Dulaang UP’s 45th season, comprised of “The Reconciliation Dinner,” a new one-act play by Floy Quintos, premiering on Nov. 18, and “Kung Paano Nanalo sa Karera si Rosang Taba,” a stage adaptation by Maynard Manansala and Rody Vera, DUP paid tribute to its founding artistic director, the late Tony Mabesa, also National Artist for Theater.

Review: Uplifting, Harrowing Tales from Mindanao

To say 'Anak Datu' is immensely personal and political is an understatement, and the uninitiated ticket buyer could find it rather deceitful at first. Pre-opening, TP’s marketers were masquerading the production as a play with music told in multi-universes than a multi-layered creative protest at the past Marcos Sr. regime.

TP's ANAK DATU Opens CCP's New Black Box Theatre

Tanghalang Pilipino’s stage adaptation of National artist Abdulmari Imao’s short story published in 1972, 'Anak Datu,' marks the public opening of the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ newly launched black box theatre, the Tanghalang Ignacio Gimenez, which shall also serve as the CCP’s temporary performance venue while the main building is being renovated in the next three years.

Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas and UP Playwrights' Theater Presents NANA ROSA

Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas and UP Playwrights’ Theater of the UP Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts (DSCTA) present Kasama, Kaisa, Karamay featuring Rody Vera’s Nana Rosa under the direction of José Estrella.

UNDER MY SKIN is Streaming Now From PETA

After a successful run of Rak of Aegis Online, the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) announces another streaming play to cap 2021. This time, PETA revamps Rody Vera’s provocative, relevant, and heart-wrenching anthology drama on HIV, Under My Skin, directed by Melvin Lee, from the stage to the screen, together with esteemed advocacy organizations The Red Whistle and LoveYourself, and UNILAB, Inc., PETA’s major co-presenter.

PETA's UNDER MY SKIN Streaming Closes Today

The Philippine Educational Theater Association’s HIV and AIDS advocacy play “Under My Skin,” staged about two weeks shy of the first Metro Manila lockdown, was recently restaged and filmed for an online streaming version. Scripted by Rody Vera and directed by Melvin Lee, “Under My Skin,” is available to watch online until today, December 5, at Ticket2Me.

Tanghalang Pilipino Continues to Stream Theatrical Works This August

The beauty of the Filipino language takes center stage as Tanghalang Pilipino (TP) releases performances based on Philippine literature, in celebration of a?oeBuwan ng Wika.a?? These performances will stream on TP's YouTube channel.

Six Tanghalang Pilipino Productions to Stream on iWant, Premieres 12 Jun 2020

Tanghalang Pilipino (TP) and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) team up with ABS-CBN's streaming app iWant in bringing six previously-staged TP productions online through 'Pantawid ng Tanghalan,' a fundraiser that seeks to sustain the theater company's commitment in bringing socially-relevant productions to the public amid the pandemic. These productions will be available on iWant from 12 June to 12 July 2020.

VIDEO: The Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT Preview 'Welcome to Nowhere'

Winner of 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, The Band's Visit makes its international premiere in the capital of the Philippines on 13 March 2020. Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's Bobby Garcia helms the production, which the Chicago Tribune describes as a?oeremarkable and boundlessly compassionate and humanistic piece of theater.a??

Photo Coverage: Get a First Look at THE BAND'S VISIT In Rehearsals

Winner of 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, The Band's Visit makes its international premiere in the capital of the Philippines on 13 March 2020. Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's Bobby Garcia helms the production, which the Chicago Tribune describes as a?oeremarkable and boundlessly compassionate and humanistic piece of theater.a??

BWW Review: UNDER MY SKIN is Armed With Substantial Information About HIV

The Philippine Theater Educational Association's (PETA) 52nd season-ender is unlike the more popular stage plays (e.g., The Normal Heart or Angels in America), which also talk about HIV and AIDS. Categorized by its creators as a a?oedrama anthology,a?? Under My Skin is a one-act play that weaves through several stories based on the experiences of real-life Filipino individuals living with HIV. At the onset, the main agenda of the play is to educate its audience with correct and updated information about HIV and AIDS in the Philippines.

Bobby Garcia Talks The International Premiere of THE BAND'S VISIT

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group's Artistic Director, Bobby Garcia (Angels in America, Sweeney Todd), is set to take on the international premiere of The Band's Visit, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical that has become one of the most awarded musicals in theater history.

PHOTOS: PETA's UNDER MY SKIN Opens; Cherry Pie Picache Leads the Cast

During the whole run of the play, after every end of the show, we will have debriefing and discussion with the audience, which will be facilitated by our actors and partners. We hope that it will further deepen the understanding of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).a?? a?" Maribel Legarda, PETA Artistic Director

THE BAND'S VISIT International Premiere Announces Complete Cast

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group is thrilled to announce that musical theater performers Jep Go, Dean Rosen, Steven Conde, Rhenwyn Gabalonzo, and Leanne Mamonong complete the cast of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical The Band's Visit. The show opens in March at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City.

Rody Vera Joins the Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT in the Philippines as Tewfiq

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group has announced that acclaimed writer, actor, and singer Rody Vera will join the cast of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical THE BAND'S VISIT as Tewfiq. THE BAND'S VISIT opens on March 13 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City.

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