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Ribbing, repartee and remembering at the 6th Gawad Buhay!


In his speech during the Philstage Gawad Buhay 2013 Awards held last week at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), Chris Millado, the artistic director of that institution, hailed the event as more of a “celebration” and “not a competition.”

Posted: June 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Theater | Read More »

Ballet Manila summer workshop shows promising talents

GERARDO Francisco’s “Africa”

Not too many people know that long-limbed Janine Mari Tugonon earned the Bb. Pilipinas-Universe 2012 title for her terpsichorean skills. She subsequently became Miss Universe first runner-up.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ is silly, daring, heartwarming

“PRISCILLA” lead stars Red Concepcion, Jon Santos and Leo Valdez
in costumes designed by Edgar San Diego. RESORTS WORLD MANILA

It is clear just by looking at the promo materials that Resorts World Manila’s (RWM) ongoing production of “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” is energetic, transgressively comical, and very, very, very gay.

Posted: May 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »

West End performers join Ballet Manila in ‘Ballet & Ballads’

BAM DAMIAN’S “The Last Poem,” the story of a man and his dying beloved featuring Ballet Manila principal danseur Rudy de Dios and prima ballerina Lisa Macuja-Elizalde

Ballet Manila’s long-running “Ballet & Ballads,” with its unique fusion of dance and song numbers, has always been a crowd-pleaser.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Ballet Manila ends 18th season with ‘Heart 2 Heart’

LONDON-BASED West End Mamas and Papas, composed of Gerard Duffy and
Maya Barredo-Duffy, Robert Atchison and Gia Macuja-Atchison and Nick Bonner
and Cez Campos-Bonner

Ballet Manila ends its 18th performance season with the latest installment of its popular “Ballet & Ballads” series, this time titled “Heart 2 Heart.” The London-based musical theater groups West End Mamas and Papas are featured guests.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »