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Jon Jon was born and raised in the Philippines until he ventured abroad in 1989 to join in the original London cast of Miss Saigon. He has subsequently played the role of the Engineer in Miss Saigon all over the world-Germany, US Tour, UK Tour, Asian Tour and back home in the Philippines as well as ... (read more)
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Birth Place: Quezon City, Philippines

Bio:
Jon Jon was born and raised in the Philippines until he ventured abroad in 1989 to join in the original London cast of Miss Saigon. He has subsequently played the role of the Engineer in Miss Saigon all over the world-Germany, US Tour, UK Tour, Asian Tour and back home in the Philippines as well as ... (read more)
East West Players Announces October Special Events SeriesEast West Players Announces October Special Events Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

East West Players, the nation's longest running theatre of color and largest producer of Asian American theatrical work, is proud to announce a series of special partnerships with Asian AF (the comedy variety show created by Upright Citizens Brigade Member Will Choi), and Crazy Talented Asians (the variety talent showcase created by Singer/Songwriter AJ Rafael) that will bring two multi-day events to the David Henry Hwang Theater in the Little Tokyo district of Downtown Los Angeles. (more...)

MISS SAIGON, Lincoln Center CAROUSEL, And More Coming to BroadwayHD In JuneMISS SAIGON, Lincoln Center CAROUSEL, And More Coming to BroadwayHD In June
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

'June is Busting Out All Over' at BroadwayHD and it has less to do with the summer sun than the star power that's about to be unleashed this month.  (more...)

VIDEO: Norm Lewis, Holland Taylor Guest Star As Actors in a Play on FX's BETTER THINGSVIDEO: Norm Lewis, Holland Taylor Guest Star As Actors in a Play on FX's BETTER THINGS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 30, 2019

Norm Lewis and Holland Taylor guest starred on last week's episode of BETTER THINGS on FX. In the episode, the main character Sam goes to New York City to read for a play titled 'Skewered' alongside Lewis, Taylor, and other actors Mark Feuerstein, Gabrielle Ruiz, and Jon Jon Briones. (more...)

Rosanna Arquette to Recur on Ryan Murphy's Netflix Series RATCHEDRosanna Arquette to Recur on Ryan Murphy's Netflix Series RATCHED
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

 Rosanna Arquette has joined Ryan Murphy's new Netflix series Ratched, according to Deadline. The show's star Sarah Paulson announced the casting news in a post on Instagram. (more...)

Sharon Stone, Cynthia Nixon Join RATCHED, Ryan Murphy's New Series at NetflixSharon Stone, Cynthia Nixon Join RATCHED, Ryan Murphy's New Series at Netflix
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Ryan Murphy has taken to Instagram to announce the ten actors cast in his upcoming Netflix series, 'Ratched.' (more...)

Broadway's Viveca Chow Shares Her Advice on How to Nail Your BFA AuditionBroadway's Viveca Chow Shares Her Advice on How to Nail Your BFA Audition
by Viveca Chow - Jan 11, 2019

Viveca Chow is one of Broadway's rising stars having recently made her debut in the 2017 revival of Miss Saigon. In an effort to share her art, opinions, advice and more, she is now authoring the new blog Vivaaace. We're featuring her recent post giving students all the advice and encouragement they need to nail their BFA auditions. (more...)

Eden Espinosa, Amber Iman, Nicholas Belton Lead Developmental Lab for Broadway-Bound LEMPICKAEden Espinosa, Amber Iman, Nicholas Belton Lead Developmental Lab for Broadway-Bound LEMPICKA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has just learned that LEMPICKA, which ran at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer, is in the midst of a developmental lab. The Broadway-bound musical, directed by Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin, with music by Matt Gould and book and lyrics by Carson Kreitzer, starred Eden Espinosa, Amber Iman, Nicholas Belton, Jon Jon Briones, T. Oliver Reid, Darlesia Cearcy, Natalie Joy Johnson, and Kendyl Ito. (more...)

BWW Interview: Christian Rey Marbella Talks MISS SAIGONBWW Interview: Christian Rey Marbella Talks MISS SAIGON
by Nicole Ackman - Aug 29, 2018

Christian Rey Marbella has recently taken over as The Engineer on the UK tour of Miss Saigon. This is his tenth year of being involved with the show and this UK tour marks his fifth production. He has been in Miss Saigon in Manila, on the Asian tour, on the first UK tour, the second UK tour, and was the alternate Engineer in the West End revival in 2014. He has also performed in theatre in the US and his native Philippines. (more...)

BWW Interview: Lea Salonga - A Tony's First Comes Full-Circle in Hollywood Bowl's ANNIEBWW Interview: Lea Salonga - A Tony's First Comes Full-Circle in Hollywood Bowl's ANNIE
by Gil Kaan - Jul 24, 2018

ANNIE, this year's Hollywood Bowl Summer Musical, will be performed by an all-star cast July 27, 28 and 29. Each year, a condensed version of a full-length Broadway musical corrals name performers from theatre, television and music with crazy, busy schedules that normally wouldn't be available for a full musical schedule commitment. We have the opportunity to chat with Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, who will be playing Grace Farrell in this production. (more...)

Jon Jon Briones, Emma Hunton, and More Added to Lineup for Scott Alan in Concert at Rockwell Table and StageJon Jon Briones, Emma Hunton, and More Added to Lineup for Scott Alan in Concert at Rockwell Table and Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Acclaimed songwriter Scott Alan will return to Rockwell Table & Stage in Los Angeles, California on July 22, 2018. The 8pm concert will feature special guests from the Broadway stage and Recording World, including Sam Bailey, Shoshana Bean, Chris Mann, Jon Jon Briones, Emma Hunton, and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 (led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson), in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity.  Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, the classic Broadway hit plays through July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Take a look at photos from the show's opening night below! (more...)

BWW Review: Reprise 2.0 Inaugurates its Return with SWEET CHARITY at UCLA's Freud PlayhouseBWW Review: Reprise 2.0 Inaugurates its Return with SWEET CHARITY at UCLA's Freud Playhouse
by Shari Barrett - Jun 22, 2018

Directed and choreographed by musical theatre whiz Kathleen Marshall with Musical Direction by Gerald Sternbach who brilliantly directs a full orchestra seen onstage as part of the staircase set designed by Stephen Gillford, SWEET CHARITY stars Laura Bell Bundy who brings the joy and wonder of Charity Hope Valentine energetically to the Freud Playhouse stage. With her heart literally worn on her sleeve, the musical follows the dance hall hostess as she searches around the mean streets of New York City in 1966 in her attempt to be loved, not just for sex but for her generous heart and giving nature. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hey Big Spender! Laura Bell Bundy Stars in SWEET CHARITY in Los AngelesPhoto Flash: Hey Big Spender! Laura Bell Bundy Stars in SWEET CHARITY in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity. Get a look at the all-star cast below! (more...)

Reprise 2.0 Completes Cast of SWEET CHARITY; Terron Brooks, Krystal Joy Brown, and MoreReprise 2.0 Completes Cast of SWEET CHARITY; Terron Brooks, Krystal Joy Brown, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Casting is now complete for the inaugural REPRISE 2.0 production of Sweet Charity. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, the classic Broadway hit plays from June 20 to July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.  (more...)

Jon Jon Briones Presents Honorary Awards at 2018 Unity Gala, TodayJon Jon Briones Presents Honorary Awards at 2018 Unity Gala, Today
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Olivier Award-nominated actor Jon Jon Briones will present the honorary "Nepales" awards at the Friends of the Philippines Society USA's maiden benefit dinner, titled "2018 Unity Gala," on Today, May 11, 6 p.m. at Cipriani 42nd Street. (more...)

Jon Jon Briones Presents Honorary Awards at 2018 Unity Gala, 5/11Jon Jon Briones Presents Honorary Awards at 2018 Unity Gala, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2018

Olivier Award-nominated actor Jon Jon Briones will present the honorary "Nepales" awards at the Friends of the Philippines Society USA's maiden benefit dinner, titled "2018 Unity Gala," on Friday, May 11, 6 p.m. at Cipriani 42nd Street. (more...)

Barrett Foa and Jon Jon Briones Join Laura Bell Bundy in SWEET CHARITYBarrett Foa and Jon Jon Briones Join Laura Bell Bundy in SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Single tickets are now on sale for the inaugural REPRISE 2.0 production of Sweet Charity. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall, the classic Broadway hit plays from June 20 to July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. REPRISE 2.0 is led by producing artistic director Marcia Seligson. (more...)

East West Players to Honor Suzy Nakamura And Jon Jon BrionesEast West Players to Honor Suzy Nakamura And Jon Jon Briones
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theater of color and the largest producing organization of Asian Pacific American artistic work, celebrates THE COMPANY WE KEEP, its 52nd Anniversary season with the Annual Visionary Awards Dinner & Silent Auction. Recognizing the achievements of individuals who have raised the visibility of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community through their craft, the gala fundraiser takes place on Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Hilton Universal City. Proceeds benefit East West Players' educational and artistic programs. (more...)

A Life on Stage to A Life of Crime: The Broadway Players of THE ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORYA Life on Stage to A Life of Crime: The Broadway Players of THE ASSASSINATION OF GIANNI VERSACE: AMERICAN CRIME STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

As with many other Ryan Murphy creations (executive producer/pilot director), the series is already littered with appearances from some of Broadway's finest players, including some Tony winners! Have you spotted them all yet? (more...)

BWW Morning Brief January 16th, 2018: Sara Bareilles Returns to WAITRESS, Michael Luwoye Returns to HAMILTON, and More!BWW Morning Brief January 16th, 2018: Sara Bareilles Returns to WAITRESS, Michael Luwoye Returns to HAMILTON, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Sara Bareilles returns to Waitress alongside Jason Mraz, Michael Luwoye takes over the title role in Hamilton, and more! (more...)

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