Philippine Stagers Foundation Accepts Five BWW Awards
(5/18/2013) - Philippine Stagers Foundation, the theater company that successfully mounted two original productions-'Joe: A Filipino Rock'sical' and the Palanca Award-winning straight play 'Ang Bangkay'-last year was given its five 2012 BroadayWorld.com Philippines Awards on Thursday night, May 16, at Tanghalang Pasigueño.
Photo Flash: Tarzan Meets Jane
(5/15/2013) - Viva Atlantis Theatricals Inc., whose recent maiden production was Terrence McNally and David Yazbek's Broadway musical 'The Full Monty,' officially presented to the media earlier today Broadway star Dan Domenech ('Rock of Ages,' 'Glee') and pop star Rachelle Ann Go ('Disney's The Little Mermaid,' 'Party Pilipinas'), who will play the roles of Tarzan and Jane, respectively, in the Asian premiere of Phil Collins and David Henry Hwang's Broadway musical 'Disney's Tarzan.' The post-summer production opens at Meralco Theater on Friday, June 14.
Meet Cebu's Cre8tive Thespians Club
(5/13/2013) - Daisy Baad, veteran playwright and director once told Sonny Ouano Alquizola, Cre8tive Thespians Club Inc.'s (CTC) founder and artistic director, that CTC is one of those theater groups with very humble members that strongly reflects its leader's humility. Despite being acknowledged as one of Cebu's finest theater groups, CTC keeps it feet firmly rooted on the ground.
BWW Interviews: Mark Bautista Talks THE FULL MONTY
(5/2/2013) - Viva Artists Agency contract star Mark Bautista's character, Jerry Lukowski, in Viva Atlantis Theatrical's production of Terrence McNally and David Yazbek's Broadway musical 'The Full Monty,' which is a stage adaptation of the 1997 film of the same name, is a challenging role for Bautista.
Photos: BWW Visits THE FULL MONTY; Show Runs Till 5/5
(4/30/2013) - BroadwayWorld.com caught the second Friday night, April 26, performance of Terrence McNally and David Yazbek's hit Broadway musical 'The Full Monty,' locally produced by Viva Atlantis Theatricals, an offshoot of prolific theater company Atlantis Productions.
At TAG's Workshop, Actors Pump Up Their Voices
(4/29/2013) - An actor uses two important tools: the body and the voice. Oftentimes in acting workshops, the facilitator focuses more on physical activities than vocal exercises. However at Theater Actors Guild's (TAG) Actor's Voice Workshop, a different approach to developing the actor is brought about.
STAGE TUBE: Cebu Theater Groups Unite Against Cancer
(4/26/2013) - Cebu City, the 'Queen City of the South,' has seven theater groups, collectively known as the United Artists of Cebu; and they are staging a benefit concert 'Of Butterflies and Daisies' for Cebu Cancer Fight Inc. and playwright/director Daisy Baad, also a cancer patient, at Cebu Cultural Center, Lahug, Cebu City (across UP-Cebu) on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 at 7 p.m.
Photo Coverage: SA WAKAS, A New Rock Musical
(4/24/2013) - The musical's plot may be simple: a typical love triangle seen in the movies. But what makes 'Sa Wakas' totally different is the style of how the story is told: it starts from where it's supposed to end. Instead of a linear storytelling, the play tells its story backwards. Every scene makes you ask yourself, 'How did that happen?'
BWW Reviews: SA WAKAS, The Story of Us
(4/22/2013) - 'Sa Wakas' has garnered mostly rave reviews since the new Filipino musical opened at PETA-PHINMA Theater two weeks ago. After finally catching the show last weekend, we were glad to see that it isn't all hype. 'Sa Wakas' is the type of show you will tell your friends about because you want to share something special with them. It is the type of show you would want people to see because they may have walked the same path once similar to one of the characters. Seeing it onstage also calls to mind gut wrenching conversations you may have had over a few rounds of beer.
BWW Reviews: SA WAKAS, A New Rock Musical
(4/18/2013) - One of the hardest things when writing a review is doing our best not to be influenced by others' opinions, especially when we know something is amiss. While there is no question about how skilllfully Off-Broadway director Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan is able to fuse different theatrical elements to bring the spirit of alternative rock band Sugarfree's songs on stage, the lack of organic storytelling in Act One makes “Sa Wakas: A New Rock Musical” confusing to us.
Photo Flash: THE GRADUATE Production Photos; Show Runs Until 4/28
(4/11/2013) - Pinky Marquez (Mrs. Robinson), Reb Atadero (Benjamin Braddock), and Cara Barredo (Elaine Robinson) star in Repertory Philippines' 76th season third offering, 'The Graduate,' a film-to-stage adaptation by Terry Johnson, playing at Onstage Theater, Greenbelt 1 until Sunday, April 28.