‘Sabel: Love and Passion’ at The Theatre at Solaire, April 30 | Lifestyle.INQ

‘Sabel: Love and Passion’ at The Theatre at Solaire, April 30

National Artist for Visual Arts Benedicto Cabrera painting Iza Calzado as “Sabel,” his long-time subject and muse, and now the inspiration for a new musical by Freddie Santos and Louie Ocampo. PHOTO FROM SOLAIRE RESORT & CASINO
National Artist for Visual Arts Benedicto Cabrera painting Iza Calzado as “Sabel,” his long-time subject and muse, and now the inspiration for a new musical by Freddie Santos and Louie Ocampo. PHOTO FROM SOLAIRE RESORT & CASINO

 

The Theatre at Solaire stages the world premiere of “Sabel, Love and Passion,” a musical production starring Iza Calzado and the Philippine Ballet Theater with the special participation of Audie Gemora, on April 30.

“Sabel” has musical direction by Louie Ocampo, with direction, book and lyrics by Freddie Santos. The musical, about a young woman who loves to dance as her way of seeing herself through life, is inspired by National Artist Ben Cabrera’s “Sabel” series of paintings.

The Theatre is a new, state-of-the-art certified lyric auditorium located in the heart of Entertainment City. Designed by Aedas, a leading global architecture and design firm, to international quality standards, the hall has unique technical design and innovative features that make it a top option as a concert or performance arts venue in the city.

Solaire Resort and Casino’s 1,760-seat theater is outfitted with high-end audio, video and production lighting systems provided by Las Vegas-based theater consultant group Coherent Design. It is designed to provide an unparalleled audio-visual experience for a wide array of theater plays and musicals, dance performances, concert events and amplified music and speech events.

The fan-shaped theater layout offers flawless sight lines from each seat, ensuring a first-class viewing experience for all audience members.

The Reception Room and other dressing room facilities, meanwhile, provide a comprehensive suite of services for the best performing artists on and offstage. The Grand Foyer has a theater café and bar with a wide range of refreshments for guests. The theater may also be used as a possible space for various types of events, conferences, seminars, meetings, award ceremonies, product launches, school events, community events and more.

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