By Chandler Geller
ROOMMATES are an essential part of the young adult experience. From the college dorm room, to moving in with your BFFs to cut the cost of living, to the desperate apartment hunting that you hope doesn’t end with your body being dumped in a ditch, roommates are an important life checkpoint.
David Byrne has gone more than an extra mile to ensure his immersive show “Here Lies Love” about Filipino ex-first lady Imelda Marcos is as authentic as possible as it goes international: He’s just finished casting in Manila.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
In December 1941 Japanese warplanes, after bombing Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, zoom eastward in the Pacific Ocean to bomb Baguio and Manila. Air power in the country was virtually cut off, although some young Filipino pilots valiantly challenged the superior might of the Japanese Air Force.
The Public Theater’s production of David Byrne and Alex Timbers’ smash hit musical, “Here Lies Love,” will be holding auditions in Manila for the upcoming National Theatre, London production, which opens in September.
By Pam Pastor
You can grate parmesan cheese with my hands,” said Hugo Cortes as he and Emma King showed us their calluses and bruises. The injuries are badges of sorts from performing in “Stomp,” the theatrical show that combines percussion, movement and physical comedy.