Himala

“Ed Lacson Jr. stays faithful to how Filipino this story is, forgoing the usual accoutrements that accompany Western musicals.”

“Perhaps Norman’s play–originally written in the 80s–continues to be relevant, but Lomongo’s adaptation contemporising it to present day Philippines is what makes the material truly resonant.”

A Comedy of Tenors

“It’s a screwball comedy, a farce, but Miguel Faustmann directs the material with a necessary precision that keeps the misunderstandings comedic, but never confusing.”

This is not the first time our country’s president is likened to a Shakespearean tyrant (nor will it be the last), but the Anton Juan and Ricardo Abad-directed “RD3RD” is …

“Lynn Ahrens and Mike Ockrent’s book is a straightforward depiction of its source material, and Robbie Guevara directs it with just as much clarity and family-friendly joy.”

Ang Buhay ni Galileo

“It’s only fitting that PETA brings back Galileo’s story, and does so in their original home. Perhaps so we can be reminded that the knowledge we enjoy is a privilege hard-won by the great thinkers who came before us.”

“In these days of women finding their own voice and speaking truth to power, Matilda is not just a role model for kids to look up to, she’s an idol for our times.”

It’s a strong cast of 23 performers (with a revolving door of celebrity guests at every performance), led by an alluring Caisa Borromeo as Shiela and an impressively erratic George Schulze as Berger.