Polo Ravales topbills musical production ‘Hercules’
Philippine Daily Inquirer / 02:00 AM August 06, 2016
FullBlast Productions is mounting the original musical play “Hercules: The Valiant Warrior of Thebes” this September, featuring Polo Ravales in the lead.
The cast also includes Natasha Cabrera, Ronah Rostata, CJ Flores Marin, Paw Castillo, Fatima Cadiz, Hutch Perales, Jhay-R Baccol, Francelle Fetalvero, Jovito Bonita, Jasper Jimenez, Jasmin Salvo, Ren Medina, and Tina Dela Cruz.
Direction is by Riki Benedicto, with musical direction and original music by Erwin Lacsa, a member of the Ryan Cayabyab Singers.
The script is by Eljay Deldoc, whose plays have been mounted at the Virgin Labfest and at Teatro Tomasino. He is a founding member of Tabsing Kolektib, a Manila- and Laguna-based theater guild that produces stage adaptations of Filipino contemporary literature. He has also written for television, among them GMA 7’s “Juan Tamad,” “Naku Boss Ko” and “Conan My Beautician.”
“Hercules: The Valiant Warrior of Thebes” is a retelling of one of Greek mythology’s most prominent legends. As told by Teiresias, the musical play chronicles the extraordinary life and journey of Hercules, a demigod whose fate brings adventures and heroic exploits.
The show, which runs Sept. 15, 16 and 17, 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Star Theater, CCP Complex, is sponsored by DMV House of Acting & Performing Arts, Brand Republic, Ellen’s Skin Care, N. TAN Dental Office, Headway Vera Salon, Garage 88, Sining-Lahi Alumni, Dental First, Secosana, Yakult, Dr. Pangpasma, Faces & Curves and Legato, and produced by JMJ Events and Production.
Call 0917-5643718, 0917-8294503, 0927-7515726 or 8919999.