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It's the fourth attempt to restore the Grand Dame of Manila.
The Manila Metropolitan Theater (a.k.a. the Met), despite its age, continues to stand tall amid traffic jams, pollution, and noise in Plaza Lawton. But of course, we all know what's behind the pink-colored façade—a decrepit building. Finally, after stalled operations for its ...
 
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Dulaang UP is set to stage Ang Tahanan ni Bernarda Alba in September.
Poet and playwright Federico García Lorca is considered one of the most important Spanish writers of his time, penning pieces in his native language. His works were eventually translated into English and enjoyed by readers around the world. From September 6 to 29, theatergoers ...
 
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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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Jonathan Roxmouth shares insights from taking on the iconic role, and how the 32-year-old musical is still relevant today.
Of the many iconic leading roles in the theater world, the titular character of The Phantom of the Opera has a very good case for being one of the most formidable.But the difficulty of playing the Phantom goes beyond being physically and ...
 
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Her starring role on Broadway was brief but unforgettable.
Before the likes of Lea Salonga, Monique Wilson, Jon-Jon Briones, Junix Inocian, Paolo Montalban, Jose Llana and Rachelle Ann Go made waves on Broadway and on London’s West End, there were special Filipino performers who lit up the stage of the Great ...
 
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"Hamilton" has always paved the way for diversity.
On Saturday, Marc de la Cruz played Alexander Hamilton on Broadway becoming the first Asian-American to play the titular character.The Hawaii born, New York-based Filipino-Japanese actor and singer officially made his debut back in December 2. “I am FILLED WITH GRATITUDE for the ...
 
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Tickets available soon!
Eraserheads, a local rock band formed in 1989, has undoubtedly made their mark in the Filipino music industry. After all, who doesn't know "Ligaya," "With a Smile," and "Huwag Mo Nang Itanong"? With the lyrics' relevance to any situation in life--be it celebrating ...
 
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Ang Buhay ni Galileo opens on November 29.
Before the Philippine Educational Theater Association moved to its own two-level PETA-PHINMA Theater in Quezon City in 2005, it made the Raja Sulayman Theater in Fort Santiago, Intramuros its home. Now that a huge part of the Walled City of Manila has ...
 
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Red Turnip Theater's science fiction thriller The Nether opens March 10, 2017.
It's a tale as old as computers. If you could choose an identity in a virtual reality where nobody knew who you were, what would you do?Many films and television series have committed themselves to answering this question, but only few have ...
 
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Sugarfree forges an electric connection between stage and audience in Sa Wakas: A Pinoy Rock Musical.
When someone once floated the question of whether Sugarfree’s “Kwarto” would be included in the revival of Sa Wakas: A Pinoy Musical, nothing could have made the cast and creatives laugh harder. It seemed preposterous, partly because the show opens in a ...
 
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With two new songs added to its repertoire, Sa Wakas: A Pinoy Rock Musical is set for its second run starting January 12, 2017.
Three years have passed since Sa Wakas: A Pinoy Rock Musical united the world of pop rock and theater in one groundbreaking musical, but its connection with personal experience remains just as strong. Penned by Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan and Mariane Abuan, Sa Wakas raises the ...
 
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The prima ballerina shares tips on appreciating art more meaningfully and effectively.
1. Buy your ticket and watch a live performance. While it’s always a pleasure to receive complimentary tickets, it’s different when you actually go out of your way to book and buy your own tickets. Your ticket purchase ensures that the artists will survive. ...
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