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Pangasinan’s Waterworld to boost water sports

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GIANT waterslide

The scene at El Puerto Marina, a leading resort in Lingayen, capital of Pangasinan, was festive.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

It’s Faustmann vs Alonso in Repertory Philippines’ ‘Scrooge’

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faustmann

The big musical of Repertory Philippines this year is “Scrooge,” a takeoff on Charles Dickens’ beloved novel “A Christmas Carol,” with formidable character actors Miguel Faustmann and Chinggoy Alonso alternating as the cantankerous, usurious old man whom everybody hates.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Theater | Read More »

Why is ‘Grease’ so durable?

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THE CAST
of 9Works
Theatrical’s
“Grease”
rerun with
9Works
executive
producer
Santi
Santamaria
and
director
Robbie
Guevara
(far right)
HAPPY DOS
SANTOS

When Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck the Visayas on Nov. 8 last year, a collateral victim was the opening of the musical “Grease” at the Romulo Auditorium in RCBC Plaza, Makati. Everybody had to pitch in to help the storm survivors, and there were more important things to do than watch a show, however iconic it may be.

Posted: November 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »

Dadap’s musical ‘Andres Bonifacio: Ang Dakilang Anak-Pawis’ to be presented anew

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IT HAS never
been given the big
treatment
it deserves.
Perhaps the
Nov. 30 show at
GSIS Theater will
redress that
oversight.

In my admittedly biased opinion, no other play, whether straight or musical, has effectively captured the passion and death of national hero Andres Bonifacio than “Andres Bonifacio: Ang Dakilang Anak-Pawis,” with music by composer Jerry A. Dadap and libretto by dramatist Dionisio Salazar and poet Rogelio G. Mangahas.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »

Is a Festival of the Absurd still relevant?

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SPIT theater company

The literature and drama of the Absurd. Man is alone in the universe. Existentialism and all that jazz (there is supposed to be a Christian existentialism). Sarte, Camus and Genet.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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