By Pablo A. Tariman
Monique Wilson is an extra-busy woman these days. A few days after arriving from New York, she was in Tacloban to lend a hand to relief efforts for victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” Then she was off to Kidapawan, Cotabato, for another activity related to her longtime advocacy of women’s rights and social justice, which would also see her visiting the displaced sakada of Hacienda Luisita and documenting their plight.
By Cora Llamas
It was not the typical benefit concert where the usual star-studded cast offered their talents for a worthy cause.
By Walter Ang
Seventeen-year-old Filipino-American Eva Noblezada has been cast to portray the titular character Kim for the upcoming West End revival of “Miss Saigon,” reports The Daily Mail.
By Vincen Gregory Yu
At the CCP Little Theater last July 5, musical theater actor Audie Gemora candidly recalled to a sold-out house his five-second audition for “Miss Saigon,” back when the musical’s creative team had just discovered the goldmine of homegrown Filipino talent.
By Pam Pastor
At the recent “Mint Knows Monique” lecture at Meridian International College last week, students and fans got to know Monique Wilson on a deeper level—from her naughty childhood moments and her life in London during “Miss Saigon” to her unwavering passion for theater and her One Billion Rising campaign against violence against women.