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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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on April 13, 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 LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
Creative Teams Set for SIDE SHOW & WAITRESS Creative Teams Set for SIDE SHOW & WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in Philippines

After a hugely successful repeat run of KINKY BOOTS, Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group continues its 2018 season with two highly anticipated productions, the critically acclaimed musical SIDE SHOW, and the hit Broadway musical WAITRESS, which continues to play to sold-out crowds in New York City and on U.S. National Tour. (more...)
BWW Interview: SPAMALOT's George Schulze Talks Life As An Actor BWW Interview: SPAMALOT's George Schulze Talks Life As An Actor
by Robert Encila-Celdran on April 09, 2018 in Philippines

He bears the countenance of an artist on a mission and speaks with the fluency of a refined gentleman. You might infer his self-assurance as a product of rigorous training, but George Schulze has been exuding cool confidence long before his introduction to the theater. (more...)
Announcing BWW Philippines on Stage Facebook Group Announcing BWW Philippines on Stage Facebook Group
by BWW News Desk on April 05, 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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More!
by BWW Special on April 06, 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 THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and more! (more...)
Disney's THE LION KING Releases New Block of Tickets; Show Extends Until May 20 Disney's THE LION KING Releases New Block of Tickets; Show Extends Until May 20
by BWW News Desk on April 04, 2018 in Philippines

After a week of sold-out preview performances, the world's #1 musical has opened its first international tour at The Theatre at Solaire last 28 March 2018. A spectacular gala saw guests flying in from all corners of the world, led by Disney Theatrical Group President and Producer Thomas Schumacher who was joined by celebrated composer Lebo M, Producer of the international tour Michael Cassel, and theatrical impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh. Joining them were the leading lights of Filipino media, fashion and entertainment. (more...)
BWW Review: THE LION KING First International Touring Production Is Goosebump-Inducing Spectacle BWW Review: THE LION KING First International Touring Production Is Goosebump-Inducing Spectacle
by Vince Vicentuan on March 30, 2018 in Philippines

Philippine theater enthusiasts will surely take pride in the Manila kickoff of the first-ever international touring production of Disney's 'The Lion King,' hailed as 'the world's #1 musical.' (more...)
Video/Photos: First International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Premieres in Manila Video/Photos: First International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Premieres in Manila
by BWW News Desk on March 30, 2018 in Philippines

After a week of sold-out preview performances, the world's #1 musical has opened its 25th global production and first international tour at The Theatre at Solaire last Wednesday, March 28. A spectacular gala saw guests flying in from all corners of the world, led by Disney Theatrical Group President and Producer Thomas Schumacher who was joined by celebrated composer Lebo M, Producer of the international tour Michael Cassel, and theatrical impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh. Joining them were the leading lights of Filipino media, fashion, and entertainment. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More!
by BWW Special on March 30, 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 PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! (more...)
World's First International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Has Premiered In Manila World's First International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Has Premiered In Manila
by BWW News Desk on March 29, 2018 in Philippines

After a week of sold-out preview performances, the world's #1 musical has opened its first international tour at The Theatre at Solaire last night, Wednesday 28 March 2018. A spectacular gala saw guests flying in from all corners of the world, led by Disney Theatrical Group President and Producer, Thomas Schumacher who was joined by celebrated composer Lebo M, Producer of the international tour, Michael Cassel, and theatrical impresario Sir Cameron Mackintosh. Joining them were the leading lights of Filipino media, fashion and entertainment. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at Disney's THE LION KING First International Tour Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at Disney's THE LION KING First International Tour
by Erickson Dela Cruz on March 27, 2018 in Philippines

Disney's 'The Lion King's' 25th global production and its first international tour since the original Broadway production opened more than 20 years ago officially premieres at The Theatre at Solaire (Entertainment City, 1 Aseana Ave, Parañaque City) tonight! (more...)
In the Spotlight: Philippine Stagers Foundation's Widespread Appeal Among School-based Audiences In the Spotlight: Philippine Stagers Foundation's Widespread Appeal Among School-based Audiences
by Robert Encila-Celdran on March 25, 2018 in Philippines

It's in the spirit of the arts as a conduit for education that I found myself drawn to the theater for young audiences, with a particular interest in the work of Atty. Vincent Tañada and the Philippine Stagers Foundation (PSF). Tañada's work--as it relates to the current demands for the arts in schools--will be my main focus of this discussion. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/23 - PHANTOM, IN THE HEIGHTS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/23 - PHANTOM, IN THE HEIGHTS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on March 23, 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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
Andrew Lloyd Webber's UNMASKED: THE PLATINUM COLLECTION Now Available to Download or Stream Andrew Lloyd Webber's UNMASKED: THE PLATINUM COLLECTION Now Available to Download or Stream
by Oliver Oliveros on March 18, 2018 in Philippines

British composer and impresario of musical theater Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest album collection 'Andrew Lloyd Webber: Unmasked - The Platinum Collection' is now available to download or stream at https://lnk.to/ALW_UnmaskedDeluxeFP made possible by MCA Music (Universal Music Philippines). (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/16 - IN THE HEIGHTS, GUYS AND DOLLS, MOTOWN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/16 - IN THE HEIGHTS, GUYS AND DOLLS, MOTOWN and More!
by BWW Special on March 16, 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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
The International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Begins Performances In Manila This Sunday, 3/18 The International Tour Of Disney's THE LION KING Begins Performances In Manila This Sunday, 3/18
by BWW News Desk on March 13, 2018 in Philippines

After over 2 months of rehearsals, the excitement in Manila is building as the world's #1 musical begins performances this weekend at The Theatre at Solaire. The first international tour of THE LION KING kicks off in the Philippines before additional engagements in Singapore, Korea and Taiwan. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/9 - WAITRESS, RAGTIME, CHICAGO, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/9 - WAITRESS, RAGTIME, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special on March 09, 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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
BWW Review:  I REMEMBER A BOY, A Delightful Trip Down Memory Lane BWW Review: I REMEMBER A BOY, A Delightful Trip Down Memory Lane
by Jude Buot on March 07, 2018 in Philippines

We Filipinos love to sing and, not only that, some even create theme songs to commemorate special memories with friends and loved ones. At the center of Artist Playground's latest offering is a barkada (clique) of six teenagers forced to have a get-together at their favorite bar as requested by one of their members. This meetup eventually stimulated them to recall their fondest memories of one another, from the time they first gathered together at that bar until that moment when they began to go their separate ways. (more...)
BWW Review: SILENT SKY Gathers Women With Requisite Blend of Grace and Ferociousness BWW Review: SILENT SKY Gathers Women With Requisite Blend of Grace and Ferociousness
by Robert Encila-Celdran on March 07, 2018 in Philippines

Chalk it up to antiquated gender politics that a woman must shatter a glass ceiling to validate her achievement. Despite a long history of injustice, the establishment is relatively unscathed and rarely accountable. (more...)
BWW Interview: Eugene Domingo Talks 'NIGHT, MOTHER, Living Life to The Fullest BWW Interview: Eugene Domingo Talks 'NIGHT, MOTHER, Living Life to The Fullest
by Jude Cartalaba on March 04, 2018 in Philippines

Almost six years after her last play, 'Bona,' Eugene Domingo returns to the stage via the Filipino adaptation of Marsha Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'NIGHT, MOTHER. She breathes life into the character of the depressed Jessie, a divorced wife and a mother of a delinquent son. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/2 - ALLEGIANCE, RAGTIME, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/2 - ALLEGIANCE, RAGTIME, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on March 02, 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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
ALL OUT OF LOVE THE MUSICAL Opening In Manila ALL OUT OF LOVE THE MUSICAL Opening In Manila
by BWW News Desk on February 27, 2018 in Philippines

The Philippines' long standing love affair with the songs of Air Supply can be witnessed in practically every karaoke session and in regular airplay over the radio. As their songs continue to resonate with Filipinos of all ages, Manila is the obvious choice for the World Premiere of All Out Of Love the Musical which opens at Newport Performing Arts Theater (NPAT) in Resorts World Manila (RWM) on Thursday 18 October 2018. (more...)