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CCP prepares for a varied 2015 season


A great opera. Musicals and a monthly harana (serenade) highlighting the beauty of Filipino music (and open to the public). A festival in which the poet and the spoken word are kings. Composers to take center stage. A dance-musical on heroes.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Venezuela gets ballet commemorating Hugo Chavez’s life

John Lobo, 29, wearing a red beret performing as Venezuela's late president Hugo Chavez, performs in the "Ballet of the Spider-Seller to Liberator" at the Teresa Carreno Theater in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

In life, Venezuela’s exuberant leader Hugo Chavez often captivated supporters by bursting into song, even the occasional dance. Now that he’s gone, supporters are turning to the musical arts to help immortalize him.

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Ballet Philippines’ ‘Blue Moon Series,’ Tanghalang Pilipino’s ‘Pahimakas sa Isang Ahente’ lead Philstage Gawad Buhay!’s 2014 3rd-quarter citations

Marco Viaña,
Magno and
Pareño in
“Pahimakas sa
Isang Ahente,”
directed by

Ballet Philippines’ “The Blue Moon Series,” a showcase of some of its most well-loved pieces featuring the choreography of such dance stalwarts as Alice Reyes, Agnes Locsin, Tony Fabella, Denisa Reyes, Bam Damian and Alden Lugnasin, among others, took the lead in the third-quarter citations of the 2014 Gawad Buhay!, the Philstage Awards for the Performing Arts, with collective 16 citations in the creative, performance and technical categories.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Theater | Read More »

Ballet Manila’s ‘Nutkraker’ ushers in Christmas season

Missy Macuja Elizalde dances as Masha in an excerpt of The Nutcracker. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Ballet Manila

Ballet Manila unwraps a one-of-kind Christmas extravaganza geared for the whole family in “Nutkraker: Pasko Na Naman Muli.”

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

CCP unveils 2015 performance season

CCP vice president and artistic director Chris Millado presents next year’s featured artists for “Triple Threats”, namely Jesse Lucas, the enigmatic Vincent de Jesus and Rony Fortich. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Eric Villanueva dela Cruz

The 2015 performance season of the Cultural Center of the Philippines will mark its 46th anniversary next year.

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