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Eugene Domingo, Monique Wilson, Leo Valdez, Aiza Seguerra among 25th Aliw Awards theater nominees

The Aliw Awards, celebrating its 25th year, will have its awards night on Nov. 26, 7 p.m., at the Manila Hotel. This year’s edition honors productions and performances in Filipino theater and live entertainment for the period Oct. 1, 2011 to Sept. 30, 2012. Frank Rivera and Sonny Valencia head Aliw’s screening committee.

Below are the nominees/finalists in the Theater category:

Best Child Performer

• Alon Severino (“Totong Hilot”/Virgin Labfest 8)

• Atasha Muhlach (“The Sound of Music”/Resorts World)

• Anton Posadas (“The King and I”/Resorts World)

• Annika Allado (“The Sound of Music”/Resorts World Manila)

Best Production for Children

• “Pobreng Alindanaw” (Teatrong Gala)

• “The Wizard of Oz” (Repertory Philippines)

• “Jack and the Beanstalk” (Kids Act Philippines)

• “Umaaraw, Umuulan, Kinakasal ang Tikbalang” (UP Playwrights Theater)

Best Nonmusical Production

• “Bona ”(PETA)

• “Sintang Dalisay ”(Tanghalang Ateneo)

• “Totong Hilot” (Virgin Labfest 8)

• “Kafatiran” (Virgin Labfest 8 )

• “The Seagull/Ang Tagak ”(Dulaang UP)

• “Unang Ulan ng Mayo” (DLSU Harlequin Theater Guild)

Best Musical Production

• “The Sound of Music” (Resorts World)

• “Walang Sugat” (Tanghalang Pilipino)

• “Jack at ang Mahiwagang Beanstalk” (Gantimpala Theater Foundation)

• “Noli Me Tangere: The Opera” (Dulaang UP)

• “The King and I” (Resorts World Manila)

Best Stage Director


• Ricardo Abad (“Sintang Dalisay”/Tanghalang Ateneo)

• Soxie Topacio (“Bona”/PETA)

• Bobby Garcia (“God of Carnage”/Atlantis Productions)

• Roeder Camanag (“Alejandro”/Virgin Labfest 8)

• JK Anicoche (“Kafatiran”/Virgin Labfest 8)

• Romualdo Tejada (“Unang Ulan ng Mayo”/Harlequin Theater Guild)

Best Stage Director (Musical)

• Freddie Santos (“The King and I”/Resorts World Manila)

• Chari Arespacochaga “(Rock of Ages”/Atlantis Productions)

• Alex Cortez “(Noli Me Tangere: The Opera”/Dulaang UP)

• Arthur Casanova (“Seussical The Musical”/Brent International)

• Jeffrey Camanag/Allain De Leon (“Jack at ang Mahiwagang Beanstalk”/Gantimpala Theater Foundation)

Best Actor


• Edgar Allan Guzman (“Bona”/PETA)

• Jeremy Domingo (“The Woman In Black”/Dulaang Kalay/Word of Mouth Theater Productions)

• Marco Viana (“Kafatiran”/Virgin Labfest 8)

• Paul Jake Paule (“Kuneho”/Virgin Labfest 8)

• Leo Rialp (“The Forsaken House”/Dulaang UP)

• Kalil Almonte (Sintang Dalisay/Tanghalang Ateneo)

Best Actress (Non-musical)

• Eugene Domingo (“Bona”/PETA)

• Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo (“God of Carnage”/Atlantis)

• Sherry Lara (“Isa Pang Soap Opera”/Virgin Labfest 8)

• Mosang (“Pobreng Alindanaw”/Teatrong Gala)

• Frances-Makil Ignacio (“Ang Tagak”/Dulaang UP)

• Ana Abad Santos (“The Seagull”/Dulaang UP)

Best Actor (Musical)

• Leo Valdez (“The King and I”/ Resorts World Manila)

• Ariel Rivera (“The Sound of Music”/Resorts World Manila)

• Ivan Nery (Noli Me Tangere: The Opera/ Dulaang UP)

• Bo Cerrudo (“The King and I”/Resorts World Manila)

• Lucky Mercado (“Jack at ang Mahiwagang Beanstalk”/Gantimpala Theater Foundation)

• Patrick Libao (“Joe: A Filipino Rock’ssical”/Philippine Stagers Foundation)

Best Actress (Musical)

• Joanna Ampil (“The Sound of Music”/Resorts World Manila)

• Monique Wilson (“The King and I”/Resorts World Manila)

• Liesl Batucan (“Forbidden Broadway”/Upstart Productions)

• Sheila Valderama (“The King and I”/Resorts World Manila)

• Myramae Meneses (“Noli Me Tangere: The Opera”/ Dulaang UP)

• Cris Villongco (“The Sound of Music”/Resorts World Manila)

Best Actress in a Featured Role

• Aiza Seguerra (“Rock of Ages”/Atlantis Productions)

• Pinky Amador (“The Sound of Music”/Resorts World Manila)

• Pinky Marquez (“The Sound of Music”/Resorts World Manila)

• Peewee O’Hara (“Isa Pang Soap Opera”/Virgin Labfest 8)

• Gina Respall (“The King and I”/Resorts World Manila)

• Tanya Manalang (“The King and I”/Resorts World Manila)

Best Actor in a Featured Role

• Phil Noble (“Bona”/PETA)

• Joey Paras (“Bona”/PETA)

• Abner Delina Jr. (“Jack at ang Mahiwagang Beanstalk”/Gantimpala Theater Foundation)

• Franco Laurel (“You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown”/9 Works Theatrical)

• Brian Sy (“Sintang Dalisay”/Tanghalang Ateneo)

• Fred Lo (“The Sound of Music”/Resorts World Manila)

Best Musical Director

• Edru Abraham (“Sintang Dalisay”)

• RJ Jimenez (“Jack at ang Mahiwagang Beanstalk”)

Best Cultural Group

• Tanghalang SLU (Baguio City)

• Sipat Lawin Ensemble (PHSA)

• Harlequin Theater Guild (DLSU)

Complete list of nominees/finalists at http://entertainment.inquirer.net/68176/25th-aliw-awards-bare-2012-finalists or at http://gibbscadiz.blogspot.com/2012/11/25th-aliw-awards-complete-list-of.html

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