BWW Interview: Joanna Ampil Talks CATS, Grizabella Makeup And More!BWW Interview: Joanna Ampil Talks CATS, Grizabella Makeup And More!
by Carla Delgado - Oct 6, 2019

Joanna Ampil may have already checked off Grizabella from her dream roles, but there's something about the musical that makes her want to reprise the role once more. 'I'm doing it again because it's in Manila, hahaha!' she shared. 'I've always wanted to bring Cats to Manila and finally we have the chance, so I'm excited. I'm nervous also, but I'm more excited about it.' (more...)

Ramin Karimloo, Telly Leung And More Will Lead JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert in JapanRamin Karimloo, Telly Leung And More Will Lead JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert in Japan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that the Tokyu Orb Theatre will present a concert production of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR beginning October 11th. (more...)

CATS International Tour Announces Cast for Manila Leg; Show Opens 11/6CATS International Tour Announces Cast for Manila Leg; Show Opens 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber's 2015 West End revival production of 'Cats' plays a strictly limited run at the Theatre at Solaire starting November 6, 2019. It will feature star world-renowned musical theater star Joanna Ampil ('Miss Saigon,' 'Jesus Christ Superstar'), who reprises her role as Grizabella. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Gerald Santos Is Back HomeBWW Exclusive: Gerald Santos Is Back Home
by Oliver Oliveros - Apr 25, 2019

Balladeer-musical theater actor Gerald Santos discloses, 'I'm silly. I'm crazy as well. I'm human,' although his fans who have been following his career--from his first appearance on GMA's 'Pinoy Pop Superstar' Season Two (2006) to his final bow as one of the principal actors in the recent 'Miss Saigon' UK-Ireland-International tour (2017-2019)--perceive him otherwise. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at the International Premiere of WAITRESSVIDEO: First Look at the International Premiere of WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

The hit musical Waitress opened on November 9, 2018, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City, Manila, Philippines. Based on the beloved film by Adrienne Shelly, Waitress features music and lyrics from six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles ('Love Song,' 'Brave') and book by Jessie Nelson. Waitress tells the story of a pie maker named Jenna who, despite the mundanity of her life, finds comfort and reckoning in the simple magic of baking. With the help of her two friends, Dawn and Becky, she dreams of a way out of her loveless marriage and musters the courage to change her life for the better. (more...)

Rauch, Ovenden, Strallen y Trehearn protagonizarán un concierto en BarcelonaRauch, Ovenden, Strallen y Trehearn protagonizarán un concierto en Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Nov 22, 2018

En el 100º aniversario de Leonard Bernstein, llegara a la Ciudad Condal un homenaje unico con la Orquestra Simfonica de Barcelona dirigido por Alfonso Casado y Mariano Detry (more...)

BWW Review: WAITRESS Is One Fresh, Delightful Pie FestBWW Review: WAITRESS Is One Fresh, Delightful Pie Fest
by Vince Vicentuan - Nov 21, 2018

In the play 'Boston Marriage,' dramatist David Mamet famously quotes, 'We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.' Indeed, as life in the present has become ever more stressful, one can always choose to find comfort in the gustatory wonders of a perfect pie. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Do the Critics Think of the International Premiere of WAITRESS in the Philippines?Review Roundup: What Do the Critics Think of the International Premiere of WAITRESS in the Philippines?
by Review Roundups - Nov 17, 2018

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group presents the international premiere of the Tony-nominated musical WAITRESS. The show, which continues to run on Broadway and will open in London's West End next year, features music and lyrics from six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, and opened on November 9, 2018, at the Carols P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Manila. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the International Premiere of WAITRESSPhoto Flash: First Look at the International Premiere of WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

The hit musical Waitress opened on November 9, 2018, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City, Manila, Philippines. Based on the beloved film by Adrienne Shelly, Waitress features music and lyrics from six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles ('Love Song,' 'Brave') and book by Jessie Nelson. Waitress tells the story of a pie maker named Jenna who, despite the mundanity of her life, finds comfort and reckoning in the simple magic of baking. With the help of her two friends, Dawn and Becky, she dreams of a way out of her loveless marriage and musters the courage to change her life for the better. (more...)

Video: International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Previews 'Opening Up'Video: International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Previews 'Opening Up'
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 29, 2018

Go inside the rehearsal of the first international production of the Broadway smash musical 'Waitress,' which stars Joanna Ampil (Jenna), Becky (Bituin Escalante), and Maronne Cruz (Dawn). The show plays at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, in Makati City from November 9 until December 2, 2018. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Meets The PressPhoto Coverage: The International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Meets The Press
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 18, 2018

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group, along with PR company Media Exchange and Discovery Suites Manila, formally introduced the lead cast of the international premiere of the Broadway smash musical 'Waitress' yesterday, October 18, 2018. (more...)

Video: International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Previews 'A Soft Place To Land'Video: International Premiere Cast of WAITRESS Previews 'A Soft Place To Land'
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 18, 2018

At a press gathering, featuring the lead stars of the international premiere of the Broadway smash musical 'Waitress,' Joanna Ampil (Jenna), Bituin Escalante (Becky), and Maronne Cruz (Dawn) treated the audience with their take on the dreamlike trio 'A Soft Place to Land' from the musical. View the video below! (more...)

WAITRESS International Premiere Announces Full CastWAITRESS International Premiere Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group has announced the full cast of the international premiere of the Tony-nominated musical WAITRESS. The show, which continues to run on Broadway and will open in London's West End next year, features music and lyrics from six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, and will open on November 9, 2018, at the Carols P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Manila. (more...)

Video/Photo: WAITRESS Star Joanna Ampil Meets The PressVideo/Photo: WAITRESS Star Joanna Ampil Meets The Press
by Oliver Oliveros - Aug 31, 2018

Joanna Ampil, an acclaimed international musical theater star, who also wowed us in her star-turning role as Candida in the musical film "Ang Larawan," made a whirlwind visit to Manila to meet with the local press last Tuesday, August 28. (more...)

Joanna Ampil To Lead WAITRESS in the PhilippinesJoanna Ampil To Lead WAITRESS in the Philippines
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment announced at a press conference this morning that acclaimed international musical theater star Joanna Ampil will play Jenna in the hit Broadway musical WAITRESS, when it opens in Manila this November. (more...)

How It All Began? The Story of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARHow It All Began? The Story of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Jeffrey Kare - Apr 1, 2018

Tonight, NBC will air its fifth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, and Hairspray, the peacock network will be presenting Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar, a rock opera that tells the story of the final week in the life of Jesus Christ. It begins with the preparation for the arrival of Jesus and his disciples in Jerusalem and ends with the crucifixion. It also highlights the political and interpersonal struggles between Jesus and one of his 12 apostles, Judas Iscariot that are not present in the Bible narratives. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth participará en el Concierto Homenaje a Bernstein en BarcelonaKristin Chenoweth participará en el Concierto Homenaje a Bernstein en Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 23, 2018

El concierto sera una nueva colaboracion entre Alfonso Casado y Mariano Detry, esta vez para realizar un recorrido por el trabajo de Leonard Bernstein y su influencia en el musical Americano. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Would Joanna and Rachel Sell Their Father's Painting in Real Life?BWW Exclusive: Would Joanna and Rachel Sell Their Father's Painting in Real Life?
by Jude Cartalaba - Jan 1, 2018

Following the musical film Ang Larawan was proclaimed Best Picture and won the Best Actress trophy for singer-actress and West End star Joanna Ampil at the Gabi ng Parangal of the Metro Manila Film Festival (MMFF) 2017 Wednesday night, December 27, lead stars Ampil and Rachel Alejandro shared their thoughts about their film, directed by New York theater veteran Loy Arcenas. (more...)

BWW Interviews: UNA NIT A BROADWAY - Entrevista + EnsayosBWW Interviews: UNA NIT A BROADWAY - Entrevista + Ensayos
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 22, 2017

Hablamos con los solistas John Owen-Jones, Geronimo Rauch, Celinde Schoenmaker y el director musical Alfonso Casado sobre el espectacular concierto que ofrecer n en L'Auditori de Barcelona los d as 22 y 23 de diciembre, homenaje a Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Alfonso Casado nos habla de UNA NOCHE EN BROADWAY en L'Auditori de BarcelonaBWW Interviews: Alfonso Casado nos habla de UNA NOCHE EN BROADWAY en L'Auditori de Barcelona
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Dec 20, 2017

Hablamos con el director musical de este concierto que tendra lugar los proximos 22 y 23 de diciembre en L'Auditori de Barcelona (more...)

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