Photo Coverage: First Look at the Stars of 2015 Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
Co-written by Oliver Oliveros
Manila, Philippines--Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group, Ten Bridges Media Corp., London's Robert Stigwood Organisation, and New York's Tara Rubin Casting, announced yesterday, March 19, that New York-based actors Brandon Rubendall ("Spider-man: Turn Off The Dark," "Broadway Bares: Rock Hard") and Jenna Rubaii ("American Idiot," "Fifty Four Forever") will star as Tony Manero (originally played by John Travolta in the film adaptation) and Stephanie Mangano, respectively, in the 2015 Asian Tour of the hit West End and Broadway musical SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER.
Featuring a revised script, which highlights the tough uncompromising realities of the film, the upcoming Asian Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, will kick off in Manila, Philppines at The Theatre, Solaire Resort and Casino (ASEANA Avenue, Paranaque City) from Friday, July 3, to Sunday, July 26. For tickets, visit ticketworld.com.ph.
Subsequent performances are set in Kuala Lumpur (September 1 to 15), Singapore (September 23 to October 11), and Macau (TBA).
Directed by Atlantis' Bobby Garcia ("Shrek The Musical," "Ghost The Musical"), this new production of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, has assembled a first-rate creative team, which includes Tony Award-winning scenic designer David Gallo ("Memphis," "The Drowsy Chaperone"), Broadway choreographer Vince Pesce ("Anything Goes," "The Pajama Game"), original lighting designer of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER on Broadway Paul Miller ("Legally Blonde," "Hairspray"), costume designer Eric Pineda ("Disney's "The Little Mermaid," "Tarzan"), and musical director Ceejay Javier ("Shrek The Musical," "Addams Family.").
Both Rubendall and Rubaii are in town, and, yesterday, kept the members of the press entertained with the actors' rendition of The Bee Gees' romantic love song "How Deep is Your Love," also a musical number from the musical, whose repertoire includes other Bee Gees' hit songs such as "Staying Alive," "More Than a Woman," and "Immortality."
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