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Tony-winning ‘August: Osage County’ is Rep’s ‘prestige’ production for 2014

SNEAK peek of children’s play “Pinocchio” AMADÍS MA. GUERRERO

It was a unique press conference in the sense that the two hosts—actors Reb Atadero and Arya Herrera—fielded all the questions to the panel of actors and directors. And the invited media persons kept prudently silent, because there was no open forum.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Still ‘crazy’ after all these years


Joy Virata looks cool, calm and collected as she arrives in her condo unit. She doesn’t look her age, 77; it’s something she attributes to daily, one-hour exercise, and to doing what she loves most, working in the theater.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

‘Mind’s Eye’ will make the audience think

DIRECTOR Jaime del Mundo

Paul Fleischman’s “Mind’s Eye” was one of the critically acclaimed plays presented during last December’s International Theater Festival at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). Even the normally acerbic F. Sionil José, National Artist for Literature, hailed it as “the triumph of the creative imagination over a grim reality.”

Posted: August 24th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bituin Escalante, Joel Trinidad headline Rep’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’


Repertory Philippines’ (Rep) Children’s Theater is staging “Alice in Wonderland” starting Aug. 17. It will run for the rest of the year.

Posted: August 10th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

How Pinky Amador became Piaf

PINKY Amador as Edith Piaf: “I actually got to a really dark place that I never thought even existed in me…I almost had anxiety attacks. Because it mattered so much to me. There’s a lot to prove.”

It is late afternoon in a dance studio in Makati, where the cast of Atlantis Productions’ “Piaf” is winding up rehearsals for the day. The play, which premiered Friday night at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium of RCBC Plaza, has occupied the mind of its lead star, Pinky Amador, for a good number of years.

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Super | Read More »