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The greatest drama in theater today might be a battle over how to behave. Is texting ever OK during a performance (even for Rihanna)?
You would think that by 2019 we would have a consensus about what to do with our cell phones at the theater. Most of us are pretty good at setting them on silent as we take our seats, but resisting the urge ...
 
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The musical runs for a whole month!
2019 is a big year for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats, as the international tour of the musical goes to Manila in November and the movie adaptation makes its way to the big screen in December. Plus, Christmas just got a bit more ...
 
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Shakespeare fans will have to wait to enjoy the grand productions of these classic tales.
UPDATED (9/13/19): This month, two of Shakespeare's classic stories were slated to be staged by the U.K.-based company, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre. A staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Macbeth were supposed to charm Manila audiences at the Theatre at Solaire this ...
 
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Two of the Bard's timeless tales will be restaged at the Theatre at Solaire in September.
Two of William Shakespeare’s most beloved works, the tragic tale of Macbeth and the romantic comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream, will be retold by a U.K.-based theater company on the Manila stage. Marking its international debut, one-year-old Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre Company is ...
 
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There’s far more to "Angels in America" than its tackling of gay and AIDS-related issues.
When Angels in America debuted on Broadway in 1993, the United States was still dealing with the effects of the AIDS crisis of the mid-'80s. The LGBT community, just a few years prior, had faced fear and persecution from a citizenry that ...
 
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Time to fall in love.
Theater fans in Manila are in for a treat this year with the return of the international tour of The Phantom of the Opera. The musical opened at The Theatre at Solaire on February 20, and those who were lucky enough to ...
 
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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 ...
 
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The production is actress Cris Villonco’s directorial debut, putting her in the ranks of the country’s sorely small population of female directors.
Red Turnip Theater launches its fifth season with a century’s worth of storytelling in A Doll’s House, Part 2, bringing to Metro Manila a powerful piece of modern feminism that, truth be told, ought to be required viewing for anyone considering marriage.The ...
 
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The cast and music work together to create an absolute spectacle onstage, overshadowing any of its minor flaws.
Ang Huling El Bimbo is an exceptional production with flawed storytelling, but ultimately remains a show well-worth your time and money. If you’re able to catch it as it nears the end of its run, consider yourself fortunate—tickets, it’s been said, are ...
 
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Othello star Chukwudi Iwuji on the importance of Shakespeare in the Park.
Of everything one might see in Central Park this summer, Chukwudi Iwuji is among the most exciting. That’s because the dynamic actor—who theatergoers will recognize from this year’s The Low Road, and TV buffs might remember from Quantico and Doctor Who—is playing the title role in Othello, ...
 
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Olivia Wilde's plunging neckline takes center stage.
Drama runs high at the Tony Awards — on and off the stage. Since its debut in 1947, some ofBroadway's finest have heated up the red carpet in backless dresses, thigh-high slits, and totally sheer ensembles.Before taking the stage to sing "The ...
 
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The musical includes new additions to the storyline and a female Rafiki.
The Lion King, one of the great decade-defining films of the 1990s, comes to life onstage as the Michael Cassel Group and Concertus Manila present its musical adaptation for a seven-week run at The Theatre at Solaire. Since its Broadway premiere two ...
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