By Vincen Gregory Yu
The Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Little Theater better be sufficiently insured. Last we heard, the roof had been blown to pieces by a vocal supernova in the form of Sheila Francisco, in her first solo concert dubbed “Once in a Lifetime,” directed by Roselyn Perez.
By Pablo A. Tariman
Excerpts from the best-loved Philippine modern and contemporary musicals will be featured in the ambitious production, “Musikal!”, the gala concert to mark the 45th anniversary celebration of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), on Sept. 5-6.
Michael Williams stages his solo concert entitled “Never Felt Better” on September 18 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater) at 7:30 pm. This show is the second concert of the series “Triple Threats: Leading Men and Women of Philippine Musical Theater”. The first concert held in August was top-billed by Sheila Francisco.
Performing artists Sheila Francisco, Michael Williams and Bituin Escalante headline in “Triple Threats: Leading Men and Women of Philippine Musical Theater” from August to October 2014 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater) at 7:30 pm. This event comes after the successful series run in 2013 that featured Nonie Buencamino, Audie Gemora and Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo.
By Walter Ang
Teatro Pilipino USA is staging a one-night-only performance of the musical “Noli Me Tangere” in Los Angeles this August, with the English supertitles provided by Palanca-award winner Chynna Roxas.