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Operas, musicals and a state-of-the-art venue

TENOR Rogelio Peñaverde Jr. leads operatta.

The 150th birth anniversary of national hero Apolinario Mabini came to a fitting conclusion with Dulaang UP’s “Ang Muling Lagda ni Apolinario Mabini” by dramatist Floy Quintos and composer Krina Cayabyab (at the Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater); with direction by Dexter M. Santos.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

How dressing up as a nun in Grade 7 got Leo Rialp hooked on theater

WITH FrancesMakil-Ignacio in
Dulaang UP’s “The Seagull/Ang
Tagak,” directed by Tony Mabesa

It was at the Ateneo de Manila, with its Jesuitical emphasis on the humanities and theater as character formation, that Leo Rialp, director and actor for the stage, screen and TV, developed a love for theater.

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos,Theater | Read More »

Met Opera’s production of ‘Rusalka’ in HD at Greenbelt Makati


The Metropolitan Opera series in high definition (HD) continues on November 18 at 6:30 pm at Greenbelt 3 Cinema 1 in Makati with Antonín Dvořák’s “Rusalka”. The event is made possible through the Cultural Center of the Philippines, the New York Met Opera and the Filipinas Opera Society Foundation Inc. in cooperation with the Ayala Malls Cinemas and Greenbelt.

Posted: October 25th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

CCP at 45: Unforgettable encounters in the performing arts

LEA SALONGA as “Annie” with Zeneida Amador at the CCP in 1980

The Cultural Center of the Philippines opened in 1969 with Lamberto Avellana’s “Golden Salakot: Isang Dularawan.”

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Dancing in the Light,’ multimedia concert, slated July 24

MARGE Enriquez

Dance as a solo performance is akin to the writing process. There is just a solitary figure undergoing intense exploration of ideas to produce positive, transformative results.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »