SEOUL — Online festival K-Musical on Air, organized by the Korea Tourism Organization, kicked off its four-day run Monday. On Monday, the musical “Fan Letter” was streamed via Naver TV
A new Taiwanese performing arts center is opening in October and is said to be the world’s largest under one roof.
One reason the concerts of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) are much fun is that the music director, Yoshikazu Fukumura, often features as soloist an outstanding musician who specializes in
Dream castings don’t come much better than Mikhail Baryshnikov playing Vaslav Nijinsky — one great ballet dancer playing another.
There were two Annies in the disarming Broadway musical about the little orphan girl during the 1930s Depression in America (“Annie,” directed by Michael Williams, Resorts World Manila)—Krystal Brimmer and Isabeli Araneta Elizalde. Will either be another Lea Salonga, who originated the role here 36 years ago?
Only three productions in the play/musical category—Tanghalang Pilipino’s (TP) “The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go!” and “Pangarap sa Isang Gabi ng Gitnang Tag-araw” and Red Turnip Theater’s (RTT) “Tribes”—and another three in the dance category—Philippine Ballet Theater’s (PBT) “The Great Classics” and “Filipino Masterpieces,” and Ballet Philippines’ (BP) “Firebird and Other Ballets”—were up for citation in the 2016 third-quarter coverage of Gawad Buhay, the Philstage Awards for the Performing Arts.
Clown Dimitri, a beloved Swiss clown and mime over nearly six decades who studied under Marcel Marceau and spread smiles from Broadway to Congo with a traditional style that shunned high-tech theatrics, has died, his office said Wednesday. He was 80.