Atlantis ProductionsÂ' NINE Opens Tonight, 9/21
Manila, Philippines, September 21, 2012 - In Atlantis Productions' staging of the Broadway musical Nine, which features Maury Yeston's (Death Takes A Holiday, Grand Hotel) music and lyrics, and Arthur Kopit's (Wings, Indians) book based on Federico Fellini's semi-autobiographical film 8 1/2, Jett Pangan plays Italian filmmaker Guido Contini; Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo plays Contini's wife, Luisa; Cherie Gil plays Contini's film producer, Liliane Le Fleur; and Eula Valdez plays Contini's leading lady, Claudia Jenssen.
Nine tells the story of Contini, who is turning 40 and facing a midlife crisis, as he prepares for his latest motion picture while balancing the many women in his life.
The original Broadway production, which starred Raul Julia as the famed film director, won five Tony Awards including Best Musical in 1982.
Nine runs from tonight, September 21 until Sunday, October 7 at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City.