By Cora Llamas
The romance could never be overt. Still, at the end of the day, it is the relationship between the titular characters in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “The King and I,” and the actors who play them, that can make or break any new incarnation of this beloved musical.
By Annelle S. Tayao
On the opening show of the extended run of “The King and I” in Newport Theater, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo and Nonie Buencamino, who respectively play lead characters Anna Leonowens and King Mongkut, reveal that they were—gasp—still “winging it.”
By Alya B. Honasan
In the Buencamino household in Quezon City, talk about rehearsals and tapings and pictorials is part of the script of everyday life. After all, this is home to three dogs, four youngsters—and their parents.