Philippine Daily Inquirer / 02:30 AM June 10, 2017
Twin Bill Theater’s ‘My Name is Asher Lev’, 2 performances today, Maybank Performing Arts Center, BGC Arts Center
Twin Bill Theater brings back “My Name is Asher Lev,” Aaron Posner’s stage adaptation of the best-selling novel by Chaim Potok, directed by Steven Conde and starring Nelsito Gomez, Robie Zialcita and Naths Everett, for only two performances today, 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., at the Maybank Performing Arts Center, 26th St. corner 9th Ave. of BGC.
Call 09167759374 or 8919999. Visit www.twinbilltheater.com.
‘Rep: 50 Years of Telling Stories,’ June 11, The Theatre at Solaire
A one-night musical gala in celebration of Repertory Philippines’ 50th anniversary, with Bart Guingona, Jaime del Mundo, Miguel Faustmann, Audie Gemora, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, Raymond Lauchengco, Freddie Santos and Michael Williams co-directing. The concert will feature a galaxy of theater stars that have appeared with Rep through the years.
Artist Playground’s ‘M Episode,’ June 16-July 1, Artist Playground II, Arts Above
Artist Playground combines James Chalmers’ “Prelude to Macbeth” and Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” into a twinbill directed by Roeder Camañag. It runs at a new venue by the theater group—Artist Playground II, Arts Above, West Venue Building, 112 West Ave., QC.
Visit Artist Playground on FB, call 0926-9323179.
Ikarus Theatre Collaborative’s ‘No Exit,’ June 23-July 1, Dito: Bahay ng Sining
Jay Crisostomo IV directs a production of Jean Paul Sartre’s existentialist play “No Exit” for his Ikarus Theatre Collaborative, the resident theater company of Dito: Bahay ng Sining at J. Molino St., Concepcion Uno, Marikina City.
Peta’s “Care Divas,” June 24-July 30, Peta Phinma Theater
Peta’s smash original musical, about Filipino caregivers in Israel who also moonlight as drag-queen performers, returns in a special collaboration with the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, in tribute to the country’s OFWs. The Peta Theater Center at 5 Eymard Drive, Brgy. Kristong Hari, Quezon City (back of QC Sports Club).
Visit www.ticketworld.com.ph or www.petatheater.com/call 8919999 or 7256244.
“Sister Act,” Asia International Tour cast, June 27-July 9, The Theatre at Solaire
Ovation Productions brings to Manila “Sister Act” the musical, a stage adaptation of the 1992 comedy film that starred Whoopi Goldberg. The production stars the Asia International Tour cast, fresh from performances in Singapore, with new music by Alan Menken.
Call 8888888 or Ovation Productions 5328883.
Virgin Labfest 13: ‘Wagas,’ June 28-July 16, various CCP venues
The annual CCP festival of annual festival of unpublished, unstaged, untried and untested works, in partnership with Writer’s Bloc Inc. and Tanghalang Pilipino Inc., will once again present at least 12 new one-act plays. The festival has expanded to three weeks and will now play at CCP’s Tanghalang Huseng Batute and Little Theater.
Call 8323704 or Ticketworld 8919999.
Atlantis Productions’ ‘Kinky Boots,’ June 30-July 23, RCBC Theater
Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group brings to Manila Cyndi Lauper’s Tony-winning musical “Kinky Boots,” starring Laurence Mossman as the heir of a struggling shoe factory who forms an unlikely partnership with cabaret drag performer Lola, played by Nyoy Volante. At the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium of RCBC Plaza, Makati City.