Tony and Olivier Award winner Lea Salonga returns to Dubai Opera on the 5th & 6th March 2020 after her sold-out debut in 2017. Recognized throughout the world for her powerful voice and perfect pitch, she will perform her Broadway hits, Disney film favorites, and an exciting array of pop and musical theatre standards as well as selections from her latest album.
Text and main photo by Marz Aglipay; Artist photos courtesy of Ephesus Teatron Group
There are some stories that stand the test of time when told through music. As it stands, foreign influences in music has made the masses unfamiliar to the sound of Kundiman, a traditional Filipino genre of love songs.
This coming Independence holiday, Ephesus Teatron Group offers "Reminiscences", a performance of Kundiman and folk songs performed through story-telling the sound of Filipino pop tunes from a different era.
Text and photos by Janelle Acosta, Miles See and Julia Singson
Floy Quintos’ “The Kundiman Party”, a play that speaks of the Kundiman culture and social responsibility, held its press conference last May 2, 2019 at the PETA Theater Center hosted by singer and veteran actress Mitch Valdez. After releasing the play last year in the Ma. Guerrero Theatre in U.P. Diliman, the said play is will be restaged from May 24 to June 2 this 2019 in the PETA Theatre Center.
Kids Acts Philippines is the premier children's theater company in the Philippines, founded by two award-winning Filipino Directors - Luigi Nacario, Best Stage Director in a Musical by Aliw Awards and Best Writer and Lyricist for a Filipino Musical by BroadwayWorld Philippines; and Eugene Belbis, Best Musical Director by Aliw Awards
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Hailed as one of the most award-winning plays in the history of Broadway which bagged the Tony Award for Best Play and Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Tony Kushner’s Angels in America once again blew the audience away with its exquisite staging of America’s issue in homosexuality and AIDS back in 1980s.
We all know what being in a family is like. There are happy moments, bitter fights, and a whole lot more in between. Repertory Philippines brings us a play that examines this shared journey in the most relatable way with Father’s Day, its second production for the 2019 season
Find out as MY NIGHT WITH LEA, a one-woman musical show by Gabbi Campomanes returns to cap off Pineapple Lab’s Women’s Month Programming for a limited run on March 30th and 31st at 8:30PM in Poblacion, Makati. Written, directed, and performed by rising playwright Gabbi Campomanes, the show is an unauthorized, entirely fictional account of a debauched evening with the foremost figure in Philippine musical theatre.
Review by Hannah Louise Pascua; Photos by Irvin Arénas
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