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Broadway’s hit musical “Chicago” must close December 21

The cast members of “Chicago”. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

The sensational Broadway and West End musical “Chicago” sets the stage on fire night after night during its highly-anticipated Manila season, playing only until December 21, 2014 at The Theatre at Solaire.

Posted: December 14th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

‘Shrek the Musical’ returns for holiday run on Dec. 26 to Jan. 4

A scene from Atlantis Productions’ “Shrek the Musical”. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

It’s time to Shrek-the-halls, as everyone’s favorite green ogre returns in time for the holiday season when “Shrek the Musical” stomps back into town for a very limited repeat run from December 26, 2014—January 4, 2015 at the Meralco Theatre.

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 »

Manila, meet your Velma


It’s the morning after the opening of Chicago’s 16th US tour and Terra MacLeod is sitting with us in a suite lounge at New Orleans’ historic Saenger Theatre.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »

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


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 »