Repertory Philippines wins nine awards in the 10th Philstage Gawad Buhay

Repertory Philippines wins nine awards in the 10th Philstage Gawad Buhay The Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards  is known as the country’s first industry awards exclusively for the performing arts. Repertory Philippines (REP) clinched 9 major awards in various categories in the recent 10th Philstage Gawad Buhay Awards. It was indeed a Golden Year for REP with all its 2017 productions winning major awards.  REP had garnered 36 nominations. REP’s murder mystery in a convent, Agnes of God, starring Becca Coates, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, and Pinky Amador, …

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To live shorter one can join the TV industry, says Direk Joel Lamangan

Joel Lamangan quits television and settles in making stage plays He reasons that he’s becoming older and his health is his priority He’s currently busy directing a stage play ‘Binondo: A Tsinoy Musical’ The renowned movie and TV director, Joel Lamangan, is now ready to let go of TV projects due to health concerns. Lamangan is a director of countless movies and TV shows since the 90s. His body of work is considered as exemplary thus many artists love to work with him. His most …

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Award-Winning Musical Changing Partners returns to the PETA Stage in May

Award-Winning Musical Changing Partners returns to the PETA Stage in May You can book your tickets through Ticketworld (http://bit.ly/CPticketworld). Following its successful transition into film, the critically acclaimed and award-winning musical CHANGING PARTNERS is returning to the stage this May at the PETA Theater Center. The Journey According to multi-awarded composer and writer Vincent A. DeJesus, the book, libretto, and music of Changing Partners were inspired by his own personal stories and of his friends. When asked how long it took him to write this …

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Benilde Arts and Culture Cluster to stage Darna Dance Musical “Ding, Ang Bato!”

Benilde Arts and Culture Cluster stage Darna Dance Musical “Ding, Ang Bato!” The iconic Pinoy superhero takes flight once again The Benilde Arts and Culture Cluster (BACC) presents Ding, Ang Bato! A dance musical to be staged at the SDA Theater, School of Design and Arts, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde at 950 Pablo Ocampo St. Manila. The production marks the return to the stage of Darna, the Filipina superhero and icon created by the brilliant mind of comic book legend Mars Ravelo. The …

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How True that ‘Never Not Love You’ Poster copied a Broadway Play’s Poster?

The newest film that reunites the JaDine loveteam opens today! Its movie poster is suspected to be copied from a from a Tony Award–winning stage play written by Mark Medoff The upcoming film of one of the country’s hottest loveteams—JaDine or James Reid and Nadine Lustre titled ‘Never Not Love You’ is suspected to be copied from a 1979 Broadway play ‘Children of a Lesser God’, which is also a Tony Award-winning stage production written by Mark Medoff. Based on the color tone, the movie …

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Repertory Philippines’ Arsenic and Old Lace shows us just how macabre family secrets can be

Repertory Philippines’ Arsenic and Old Lace shows us just how macabre family secrets can be Catch REP’s Arsenic and Old Lace from April 6 to 29 at the OnStage Theater, Greenbelt 1, Makati City. You thought your family was crazy? With a sadistic great grandfather, a delusional brother, and two seemingly-sweet aunts revealed to be more sinister than anyone could imagine, Mortimer Brewster has to control the crazy situation without going insane himself. Repertory Philippines or REP is staging the dark comedy Arsenic and Old …

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Aicelle Santos is the new Gigi for “Miss Saigon” UK Tour

Kapuso singer-actress Aicelle Santos bagged the iconic role of Gigi on “Miss Saigon” UK Tour. The 33-year old actress will fly to London to start her training for her newest role. After bagging the role of Elsa on the musical play adaptation of the iconic film “Himala,” Kapuso singer-actress is set to play another iconic role. The 33-year old actress-singer is chosen to be the newest Gigi on “Miss Saigon” UK Tour. Aicelle will take on the role of her fellow Filipina singer-actress Rachelle Ann …

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LOOK: Rachelle Ann Go meets Oscars Best Actress Emma Stone

Rachelle Ann Go met Emma Stone in London. She posted a photo on Instagram with the Hollywood actress. Rachelle currently plays s Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, the wife of American founding father Alexander Hamilton. Rachelle Ann Go is currently on the musical play, Hamilton West End, in London’s Victoria Palace Theater. Emma Stone, one of the biggest Hollywood star, watched the play which made the Filipina slightly excited. Rachelle also posted a photo on Instagram with the Hollywood actress last December 14, Thursday. Then, the caption read: “I adore her …

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Lea Salonga expresses disappointment to people cutting the line

Singer-actress Lea Salonga took to Twitter to express her dismay over people cutting the lines. The former “Miss Saigon” actress to person,  who inched the way to the front line: “Matisod ka sana.” Award-winning Singer-actress Lea Salonga expressed her rage and disappointments over people who cut the line. The 46-year old theater actress took to Twitter to share her experience with rude people who always inch their way to the front line. The former “Miss Saigon” actress called the unnamed person an idiot, “No, you …

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“Born Diva” Raki Vega’s life away from limelight

ABS-CBN “Born Diva” Grand Winner Raki Vega is now one of the lead casts of Hong Kong Disneyland’s Mickey and The Wondrous Book.” Raki is happy living in Hong Kong with her husband and their 4-month old baby. After almost nine years, ABS-CBN “Born Diva” Grand Winner Raki Vega was seen in an episode of morning talk show “Magandang Buhay.” The former Kapamilya singer currently resides in Hong Kong with her husband and four-month-old daughter. As an OFW, Raki is now one of the lead casts of …

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