More articles about: Musicals

 
Share
From exciting adaptations to an enthralling ballet performance.
 Theatergoers in Manila were pretty busy in the last days of June as the Virgin Labfest once again amazed us with sold-out shows during its three-week run. While we're still finding our bearings, a long list of all-original Filipino musicals is ready ...
 
Share
Plus, why he thinks the world could use some good old-fashion revolutions.
Dominic West laughs easily, smiles warmly. His character in Masterpiece PBS's Les Misérables, the long-suffering ex-convict Jean Valjean, does not.If anything, Valjean is West's idol, rather than his counterpart—and so is Victor Hugo, the author behind the original 1862 novel, which West declares is "the best ...
 
Share
Get them before they run out!
Cats is returning to Manila!  We spotted the musical's billboard back in February and now, we have good news: Andrew Lloyd Webber's award-winning musical opens on November 6 at The Theatre at Solaire in Parañaque City for a limited season. We know it's still a few months away but we hope ...
 
Share
There's still some time to catch the musical that features songs by the Apo Hiking Society.
There’s no question that the current political climate has spurred the creation of new art, and it’s no more apparent than this month, when three Martial Law-related stories—two films (ML and Liway) and a musical—have made their debuts. Of these three, Eto ...
 
Share
She’ll be belting out "Memory" on a stage near you very soon.
The year 2019 is shaping out to be the year of the cat. Manila can now look forward to two cultural events that will celebrate Andrew Lloyd Weber’s hit musical Cats. We can expect the first, a movie adaptation with an all-star ...
 
Share
What are you excited to see?
From revivals to jukebox shows and brand new productions, we’ve rounded up the list of plays and musicals we can’t wait to see this year.Repertory Philippines’ staging of Silent Sky makes a return after a successful run in March last year. Based on ...
 
Share
Jeanna de Waal will play the late Princess of Wales.
Diana, a new musical about the late Princess of Wales found its star—actress Jeanna de Waal will play the late Princess of Wales."To bring Diana to life onstage is obviously a huge privilege,” she said of the role, according to Marie Claire. “I feel ...
 
Share
The whole nation has proudly watched Lea Salonga blossom from a little girl into an enduring global phenomenon.
Once upon a time, forty years ago during the age of disco, Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga was a little girl who loved to sing. “Lea was always singing at home. Singing and singing, always singing. She wanted to be on stage,” says ...
 
Share
One month just isn't enough.
Eto Na! Musikal nAPO!, an all-original Filipino musical told through songs by Apo Hiking Society, had a short but successful run in August at Maybank Performing Arts Theater in Bonifacio Global City. It's been more than a month since the opening night ...
 
Share
Pieces like Beautiful Strangers help audiences realize the talent of lesser-known playwrights and promising actors.
Kilometers away from Metro Manila’s more popular theaters, in a small performance space tucked inside a Marikina café that’s open only occasionally, five actors perform one of the most emotionally powerful scripts to make its debut this month. Beautiful Strangers, staged by ...
 
Share
The film has been in development for 15 years.
After her run as “Kim” in last year’s Broadway revival of Miss Saigon, Eva Noblezada is making her film debut in the musical drama Yellow Rose. The half-Filipino musical theater star is joined by no less than fellow “Kim” Lea Salonga, who ...
 
Share
Ths locally produced musical opens in Manila on November 9.
We’ll be seeing more of musical theater star Joanna Ampil this holiday season as she alternates between international shows in the world tour of Cats (she reprises her role as Grizabella) and on the local stage as she takes on the part ...
CONNECT WITH US
Close