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RAPUNZEL Is Rep's Next Children's Musical RAPUNZEL Is Rep's Next Children's Musical
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2018 in Philippines

Repertory Philippines' (Rep) Theater For Young Audiences revisits the classic, whimsical adventure of Princess Rapunzel in RAPUNZEL! RAPUNZEL! A VERY HAIRY FAIRY TALE from September 15, 2018 to January 27, 2019 at Onstage Theater, Greenbelt 1, Makati City. (more...)
Brian Lowdermilk to Hold Masterclasses and Concert in Manila, 6/15-17 Brian Lowdermilk to Hold Masterclasses and Concert in Manila, 6/15-17
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2018 in Philippines

Brian Lowdermilk, half of the musical theater writing duo Kerrigan & Lowdermilk, will conduct songwriting and song interpretation masterclasses at Maybank Synergy Center, 7th Ave. cor. 28th St., Taguig City, Manila, from June 15 to 16. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on June 15, 2018 in Philippines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
Disney's THE LION KING Announces New Auditions for Kids, 6/23 Disney's THE LION KING Announces New Auditions for Kids, 6/23
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Philippines

Michael Cassel Group, in association with Disney Theatrical Productions, announces new open call auditions for the children's roles in the world's #1 musical, Disney's THE LION KING. (more...)
Photo Coverage: ALL OUT OF LOVE Cast, Creatives Meet The Press Photo Coverage: ALL OUT OF LOVE Cast, Creatives Meet The Press
by Erickson Dela Cruz on June 04, 2018 in Philippines

Unannounced, Air Supply's Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell joined the producers and cast of ALL OUT OF LOVE, a new musical featuring the classic hit songs of Air Supply, to meet with the members of the press last Friday, June 1. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/31 - A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/31 - A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special on June 01, 2018 in Philippines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
BWW Interview: Reb Atadero, Tanya Manalang Talk New Musical, Featuring the Music of The Eraserheads BWW Interview: Reb Atadero, Tanya Manalang Talk New Musical, Featuring the Music of The Eraserheads
by Jude Cartalaba on May 30, 2018 in Philippines

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. (more...)
Gab Pangilinan, Kayla Rivera to Star in SIDE SHOW; Show Opens 8/31 Gab Pangilinan, Kayla Rivera to Star in SIDE SHOW; Show Opens 8/31
by BWW News Desk on May 28, 2018 in Philippines

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group is proud to announce that Gab Pangilinan and Kayla Rivera will take center stage as the Hilton sisters in the critically-acclaimed musical SIDE SHOW, which opens on August 31 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/25 - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/25 - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on May 25, 2018 in Philippines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More! (more...)
Bituin Escalante Joins the Cast of WAITRESS; Show Premieres 11/10 Bituin Escalante Joins the Cast of WAITRESS; Show Premieres 11/10
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in Philippines

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group has announced that veteran stage-concert performer Bituin Escalante (DREAMGIRLS, HIMALA) will be joining the cast of the hit Broadway musical WAITRESS when the show--its first international production--premieres in Manila at Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City, on November 10, 2018. (more...)
Photo Flash: THE MONKEY KING MAKING HAVOC IN HEAVEN at the CCP, 5/18-19 Photo Flash: THE MONKEY KING MAKING HAVOC IN HEAVEN at the CCP, 5/18-19
by Oliver Oliveros on May 18, 2018 in Philippines

Qingdao Peking Opera's 'The Monkey King Making Havoc in Heaven' plays the Cultural Center of the Philippines' (CCP) Little Theatre tonight, May 18, at 7:30 p.m., and tomorrow night, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. ADMISSION IS FREE! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More!
by BWW Special on May 18, 2018 in Philippines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More!
by BWW Special on May 11, 2018 in Philippines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! (more...)
Join The BWW Philippines on Stage Facebook Group Join The BWW Philippines on Stage Facebook Group
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2018 in Philippines

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce we're launching a new Facebook Group for the Philippines Theatre community, bringing together performers, audience members, theatre groups, and more to create a local space for discussion and networking. (more...)
THE LION KING Celebrates 50th Show For The International Tour THE LION KING Celebrates 50th Show For The International Tour
by BWW News Desk on May 07, 2018 in Philippines

The first international tour for Disney's THE LION KING celebrated its 50th show in Manila last Friday, May 4. And to continue the celebrations, the production has just announced that this week and next week, it will be inviting some very lucky patrons and their guests behind the scenes for an exclusive backstage tour. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More!
by BWW Special on May 04, 2018 in Philippines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More! (more...)
Meet the Leading Men of SIDE SHOW; Show Premieres in August Meet the Leading Men of SIDE SHOW; Show Premieres in August
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2018 in Philippines

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group is proud to announce the men who will be making their way towards the SIDE SHOW, the critically-acclaimed Broadway musical set to thrill local audiences this August. With a book by Bill Condon (CHICAGO) and music by Henry Krieger (DREAMGIRLS), SIDE SHOW tells the remarkable story about a pair of conjoined twins who try to make a mark in the world by being circus performers and end up finding the meaning of life, love, and companionship along the way. Aiding them in their journey towards stardom and self-actualization are three instrumental characters: Terry, Buddy, and Jake, played by Markki Stroem, David Ezra, and Arman Ferrer, respectively. (more...)
Brian Lowdermilk to Hold Masterclasses and Concert in Manila, 6/15-17 Brian Lowdermilk to Hold Masterclasses and Concert in Manila, 6/15-17
by Oliver Oliveros on April 29, 2018 in Philippines

Brian Lowdermilk, half of the musical theater writing duo Kerrigan & Lowdermilk, will conduct songwriting and song interpretation masterclasses at Maybank Synergy Center, 7th Ave. cor. 28th St., Taguig City, Manila, from June 15 to 16. (more...)
Friday Flashback: Lea Salonga Stars In ANNIE In The Philippines Friday Flashback: Lea Salonga Stars In ANNIE In The Philippines
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2018 in Philippines

Many fans don't know Salonga starred in the title role of Annie in Repertory Philippines' 1980 production of Annie. Check out video of the Tony Award winner singing 'Tomorrow' and 'Maybe' below! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/27 - THE LION KING, SCHOOL OF ROCK, SISTER ACT and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/27 - THE LION KING, SCHOOL OF ROCK, SISTER ACT and More!
by BWW Special on April 27, 2018 in Philippines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
THE LION KING Announces Final Extension in Manila THE LION KING Announces Final Extension in Manila
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2018 in Philippines

After playing to packed houses and standing ovations in Manila for almost two months, the first international tour of the world's #1 musical is extending its run, adding one final week of shows. Disney's THE LION KING has just announced the final performance date and will close its premiere season in Manila on 27 May 2018. New seats on sale at 10AM Philippine Standard Time on 26 April 2018. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More!
by BWW Special on April 20, 2018 in Philippines

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
New Auditions Set For MISS SAIGON's The Engineer, Kim, May 4-5 New Auditions Set For MISS SAIGON's The Engineer, Kim, May 4-5
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Philippines

MISS SAIGON producer Cameron Mackintosh has just released the details for the open call auditions for the roles of THE ENGINEER and KIM for the upcoming global productions of the show whose reimagined 25th-anniversary production took London and Broadway by storm and is set to begin a US Tour. (more...)
BWW Interview: Tim Lucas Talks Behind-the-Scenes With THE LION KING Puppets BWW Interview: Tim Lucas Talks Behind-the-Scenes With THE LION KING Puppets
by Janine Angela Martinez on April 17, 2018 in Philippines

Director Julie Taymor made the importance of having the animals, which play a big part in the story, represented through costumes, masks, and puppets when it was first being put to the stage in 1997. Taymor also devised a concept to theatrically represent the story and heart of show on stage with what she called the 'double event.' The double event is the representation of the animals through the costumes, puppets, and masks, but still having the human or the actor visible to the audience. (more...)