Himala’s 10th Anniversary Concert at The Peta Theater Center’By Leloi Arcete
MANILA, Philippines—Touchworx Group Inc. and Philippine Educational Theater Association (Peta) celebrate the 10th anniversary of one of the country’s most iconic Filipino musicals with Vincent De Jesus and Ricky Lee’s “Himala – A Celebration of the Musical”, a concert featuring the well-loved songs from the musical “Himala, Ang Bagong Pagtingin sa Mukha ni Elsa”. The concert to be staged at the PETA Theater Center is directed by seasoned Peta director, Soxie Topacio who also directed the musical ten years ago.
“Himala, Ang Bagong Pagtingin sa Mukha ni Elsa” explores man’s never ending quest for something and someone to believe in. It takes a whole new spin on defying old boundaries in a genre-bending musical meets contemporary dance and dares us to look into the face of legendary heroine Elsa in a new light.
The concert features the songs from the musical, such as “Walang Himala” and “Gawin Mo Akong Sining” both sung by Mae Bayot-De Castro as Elsa, “Kami ang Tunay na Birhen” by Isay Alvarez-Seña as Nimia, “Magpakita Kang Muli” by Cynthia Culig-Guico as Chayong.
This rare celebration of a well-loved Filipino musical features the stirring voices of Isay Alvarez, Cynthia Culig-Guico, Dulce, Kalila Aguilos, Jon Joven, Mia Bolaños, Myke Salomon, Lionel Guico, Melvin Lee and May Bayot-De Castro as Elsa. It also showcases the talents of theater stalwarts: Angeli Bayani, Bong Cabrera, Joann Co, Mayen Estañero, Neomi Gonzales, Carlon Matobato, Red Nuestro and Onyl Torres as the voices of Barrio Cupang, with live piano arrangement is by Jed Balsamo.
“Himala—A Celebration of the Musical” will be staged at Peta Theater Center on Mar 15, 17, 22, & 24 at 8:00pm and Mar 16 & 23, 3:00pm & 8:00pm. Tickets are Php650 (balcony), Php1000 (orchestra) and Php2000 (elevated orchestra). For ticket inquiries, contact Peta at 725-6244, 0917-5765400, 09189005370 or TicketWorld at 891-9999.