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Esang de Torres joins the Manila run of the musical “Les Miserables”

Aside from Rachelle Anne Go who plays Fantine, “The Voice Kids Season 2” runner-up Esang de Torres will be the latest addition to the Manila run of the musical “Les Miserables.” Esang is one of the alternates of the character little Cosette, who is Fantine’s daughter. Aside from Rachelle Ann and Esang, Filipino-Australian Chloe De Los Santos is also one of the Filipinas in the play and she is also an alternate to little Cosette. Chloe and Esang’s character sings the song “Castle On A Cloud.” Proud …

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Choose art this Valentine’s Day with Ballet Philippines’ “Opera”

As a special Valentine’s treat, young professionals aged 30 and below may avail of a 30% discount on the 6pm shows of Ballet Philippines’ Opera – February 13 and 14 at the CCP Main Theater. Tickets may be purchased with this discount at the CCP Open House, the Pasinaya Festival on February 7, the Ballet Philippines office or through BP at 5511013. Ballet Philippines “Opera” is choreographed by French dance maker Redha based on Gabriel Barredo’s acclaimed installation of the same title. The unique show …

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“3 Stars and a Sun,” new Filipino rap musical featuring the songs of Master Rapper Francis Magalona

The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) has had a track record of telling distinctly Filipino stories; transforming its cozy blackbox theater into endlessly new and exciting worlds. From the flooded village of Villa Venizia to Arbol de Fuego’s Hacienda Carmen, the seasoned theater company takes a leap into the future, imagining a dystopian Philippines in rap musical, 3 Stars and a Sun The year is 2096. Unlivable weather conditions, and global warfare has forced many Filipinos to seek shelter inside The Stormdome— a giant steel …

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Rachelle Ann Go, nominated for the Broadway World West End Award

Ms. Rachelle Ann is one of the nominee for the Broadway World West End Award for Best Female Performance in a long running West End Show. We have seen her act in different Broadway stage plays here and abroad and have made her own name. She portrayed in Miss Saigon and Les Miserables is where they will base the award. Shin (Rachelle’s nickname) has strong competitors from London which we know are also popular not only in their country. But according to Shin’s mom Mommy …

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Disney Live! visits PH once again for the spectacular staging of Mickey’s Music Festival

Young ones and kids at heart are definitely up for a marvelous treat this September as touring show Disney Live! visits our shores once again for the spectacular staging of Mickey’s Music Festival at the Kia Theatre. An unforgettable episode in a child’s life and a sure nostalgic moment for adults, Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival will bring to the stage more than 25 Disney stars we all have come to know and love! Watch Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy; Ariel, Sebastian and Ursula; Jasmine, …

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Lucho Ayala and Kris Bernal lead PETA’s restaging of the modern classic – “Noli at Fili Dekada Dos Mil”

QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES –– Following the raging success of hit rock-comedy musical, Rak of Aegis, the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) shows no sign of slowing down as they bring back another theater favorite and classic, Noli at Fili Dekada Dos Mil in September at the PETA Theater Center. A modern retelling of Rizal’s masterpieces written by acclaimed writer and academic, Nicanor Tiongson, Noli at Fili Dekada Dos Mil brilliantly captures the revolutionary philosophies of Rizal’s two greatest novels, Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo. …

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Dalanghita Productions brings back the highly-acclaimed “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady The Musical” beginning July 3

Due to insistent public clamor, Manila’s newest theater group Dalanghita Productions, proudly brings back the highly-acclaimed “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady The Musical” in a move-over engagement beginning July 3 at Onstage, Greenbelt 1, Makati City. “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady” revolves story of two sisters named Mely and Viva who both yearn to fulfill their dreams. Their sibling relationship and rivalry becomes more complicated due to an unsettled past and a budding romance, all in the context of an ongoing war between …

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WATCH: Rachelle Ann Go, as the new Fantine sings ‘I Dreamed A Dream’ live at West End

Les Mis’ new Fantine, West End star Rachelle Ann Go performed “I Dreamed a Dream” live at the London’s Trafalgar Square for West End Live, the world’s biggest annual celebration of musical theatre fans. Now in its eleventh year, the event is a completely unique theatrical festival featuring performances from the West End’s world famous musicals and an exclusive line-up of appearances from some of the London stage’s favourite stars. Watch the video of Rachelle Ann’s performance here: Rachelle Ann will join along with old cast members including Peter Lockyer as Jean …

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KUNG PAANO AKO NAGING LEADING LADY THE MUSICAL

“Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady The Musical” opens on May 7 at the PETA Theater Center

How can an original Filipino musical combine comedy, drama, romance, action, deception, confessions, superheroes, supervillains, family and a maid ? Manila’s newest theater group Dalanghita Productions, in cooperation with the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA), proudly presents “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady The Musical” from Carlo Vergara’s one-act play and graphic novel of the same title. “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady” revolves story of two sisters named Mely and Viva who both yearn to fulfill their dreams. Their sibling relationship and rivalry becomes …

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Iza Calzado stars with members of the Philippine Ballet Theatre in “Sabel, Love and Passion”

The Theatre at Solaire will stage the world premiere: Sabel, Love and Passion, a musical theater production stars Iza Calzado and the Philippine Ballet Theater with the special participation of Audie Gemora. “Sabel, Love and Passion” essays the story of a dynamic young woman who loved, above all, to dance. From the depths of her depression to the glories of her personal triumphs, it was dance that saw her through, that helped hold her life together, that, even at the loss of so much, helped her …

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