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Tanghalang Pilipino Continues to Stream Theatrical Works This August Photo Tanghalang Pilipino Continues to Stream Theatrical Works This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020

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.

Repertory Philippines' ANNA IN THE TROPICS Canceled; CAROUSEL Postponed Photo Repertory Philippines' ANNA IN THE TROPICS Canceled; CAROUSEL Postponed
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 13, 2020

In light of President Rodrigo Duterte's public address regarding measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country, Repertory Philippines' (REP) has announced that tonight's opening and all performances of Nilo Cruz's Anna in the Tropics have been canceled.

PHOTOS: Ely Buendia Returns to A NIGHT AT THE THEATER; View Previous Concert Photos! Photo PHOTOS: Ely Buendia Returns to A NIGHT AT THE THEATER; View Previous Concert Photos!
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 3, 2020

'This was a leap into the unknown' a?' Ely Buendia

Repertory Philippines Opens 83rd Season With Sarah Ruhl's STAGE KISS Photo Repertory Philippines Opens 83rd Season With Sarah Ruhl's STAGE KISS
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 26, 2020

Fantasy or Reality? Which is which? When does a stage kiss cross the delicate line into a real one?

BWW Review: ANG HULING EL BIMBO Version 2.0 Photo BWW Review: ANG HULING EL BIMBO Version 2.0
by Jude Buot - Mar 18, 2019

A prominent theater critic in New York once said in an interview that no producer has gone bankrupt betting on sentimentality. This statement is proven true here in Manila very recently with 'Ang Huling El Bimbo' being restaged, barely six months after it closed its sold-out initial run. The show's main selling point: a throwback to some of the radio hits of the Eraserheads, one of the most celebrated Filpino alternative rock bands in the '90s.

BWW Review: Eheads Fan or Not, Find Time to Watch ANG HULING EL BIMBO Photo BWW Review: Eheads Fan or Not, Find Time to Watch ANG HULING EL BIMBO
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Aug 2, 2018

Whether you're up for it or not, jukebox musicals are back in full swing. The genre assumes a new swagger--aimed not merely to regale, but ostensibly to prove artistic legitimacy.

Resorts World Manila's ANG HULING EL BIMBO Premieres Today Photo Resorts World Manila's ANG HULING EL BIMBO Premieres Today
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 20, 2018

Resorts World Manila (RWM), together with Full House Theater Company Inc. and Ultimate Shows Inc., premieres its ninth musical theater production, ANG HULING EL BIMBO, featuring over 20 songs by the iconic Original Pilipino Music (OPM) rock band Eraserheads, this Today, July 20, at Newport Performing Arts Theater (L2 Newport Mall, Newport Blvd., Pasay City).

Resorts World Manila's ANG HULING EL BIMBO Premieres This Friday, 7/20 Photo Resorts World Manila's ANG HULING EL BIMBO Premieres This Friday, 7/20
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 16, 2018

Resorts World Manila (RWM), together with Full House Theater Company Inc. and Ultimate Shows Inc., premieres its ninth musical theater production, ANG HULING EL BIMBO, featuring over 20 songs by the iconic Original Pilipino Music (OPM) rock band Eraserheads, this Friday, July 20, at Newport Performing Arts Theater (L2 Newport Mall, Newport Blvd., Pasay City).

BWW Interview: Reb Atadero, Tanya Manalang Talk New Musical, Featuring the Music of T Photo BWW Interview: Reb Atadero, Tanya Manalang Talk New Musical, Featuring the Music of The Eraserheads
by Jude Cartalaba - May 30, 2018

Resorts World Manila, Full House Theater Company, and Ultimate Shows Inc. may have stumbled on a potential hit via an original Filipino stage musical 'Ang Huling El Bimbo,' which features the music of the Eraserheads.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Just One Week Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; RESORTS WORLD MANILA Leads Best T Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; RESORTS WORLD MANILA Leads Best Theatrical Venue!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; FUN HOME Leads Best Broadway Show Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; FUN HOME Leads Best Broadway Show!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Resorts World Manila Leads Best V Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; Resorts World Manila Leads Best Venue!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; OBRA NI JUAN Leads as Best Filipi Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philippines Awards; OBRA NI JUAN Leads as Best Filipino Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

BWW Review: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Dazzles and Charms! Photo BWW Review: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Dazzles and Charms!
by Jude Buot - Nov 2, 2017

Do not let your unfamiliarity with the 1968 movie stop you from watching Resorts World Manila's newest production, Ian Flemming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. In fact, in this case, having very limited knowledge prior to watching the show (we are, of course, aware of the flying car since it is being used in the show's promotional advertisements) made the experience more thrilling and enjoyable. Thus, in this review, we shall afford you with the same courtesy and not give too many details about the story. If you happen to know the movie, trust us, this production can still dazzle you with enough charm, making it a satisfying time at the theatre.

RWM Places Its Bet on Family-Friendly Musical CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Photo RWM Places Its Bet on Family-Friendly Musical CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
by Robert Encila - Aug 28, 2017

If timing is everything, wisdom is the impulse to tighten the cue or the restraint to yield the appropriate pause. It's one of the hallmarks of a seasoned thespian.

Photo Coverage: Inside WEST SIDE STORY Media Call, Gala Night Photo Photo Coverage: Inside WEST SIDE STORY Media Call, Gala Night
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 14, 2017

U.S.-based musical theater actors Kevin Hack (Tony), Jenna Burns (Maria), Keely Beirne (Anita), Lance Hayes (Riff), and Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva (Bernardo) lead the triple threat cast of the 60th-anniversary touring company of 'West Side Story,' which originated in Germany, now playing at The Theatre at Solaire (Solaire Resort and Casino along ASEAN Avenue in Paranaque City) until Sunday, August 27.

BWW Review: NEWSIES Is Exceptionally Entertaining, Bursting With Raw Energy!
by Robert Encila - Jul 18, 2017

Disney's Newsies is a Tony Award-winning musical derived from the motion picture of the same title. Produced for the first time in Manila, it has commanded the day's headlines and kept a viewing public abuzz with excitement. We can assume Disney's ubiquitous brand had preceded its product, given the film's relative failure to draw critical and commercial acclaim in the early '90s. Considering its cult following after the release of the home video, it makes sense to bring musical theater back to its logical milieu where live performance of a Broadway musical is unparalleled. This production has been every bit as advertised: it's electric, witty, and poignant.

Photos: NEWSIES Meets the Press; Show Opens in Manila, 7/7
by Erickson Dela Cruz - May 31, 2017

Globe Live and 9 Works Theatrical are bringing the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Disney's ‚ÄúNewsies‚ÄĚ to Manila at the Globe Iconic Store Bonifacio High Street Amphitheater, Bonifacio Global City (BGC), on July 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, and 28-30, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.

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