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South Pacific in Concert

Photography by Pia de Ungria Directed by the much-esteemed First Lady of Philippine Theater, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, the staging of the beloved 1949 musical was a success beyond measure. It was every bit worthy of the combined talent on and off stage. South Pacific is a musical composed by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein …

Body Positive

Photography by Erickson Dela Cruz Swans, Queers, and the rise of AIDS take the spotlight in Body Positive +. Featuring excerpts from Swan Lake, Mark Bogaerts’ Bolero, Enrico Labayen’s Cloth, and other landmark pieces, the show celebrates the dancers’ innate athleticism in the context of the alarming rise of HIV in the Philippines. Enrico Labayen’s …

Photography by Erickson Dela Cruz Not deviating too far from the text, the heroic Ibarra/Simoun, the damsel Maria Clara, the flawed Damaso and Salvi, and all the other rich characters of the canon text will still be recognized by audience members but with a contemporary twist as the story takes place in Maypajo, Quezon during …

Photography by Erickson Dela Cruz Team TFM goes behind-the-scenes at Resorts World Manila for South Pacific in Concert. The show will run on September 12 and September 19. The concert version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific, the Hit Broadway Musical, will soon be staged in the Philippines for the first time. Featuring all the …

Ginugunita Kita

A Celebration of Talent, Literature and Life by Pia de Ungria Photography by Ella Leaño On its 7th biennial awards, the Maningning Miclat Trilingual Poetry Awards was held at the CCP Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino on September 3, 2015. Winners of the award in Filipino, English and Chinese were proclaimed and given recognition on that day. …

Good evening theater fans! It has been a week since we officially launched our website! We would like to thank everyone who helped us out with the 7 Day Countdown posts: 9 Works Theatrical and the cast of La Cage Aux Folles, Toff de Venecia, The Founding members of Red Turnip Theater- Topper Fabregas, Ana Abad …

Jesse Lucas

Photography by Jolo Alamar The Triple Threat concert series kicks off with “Full Range”, a concert featuring the songs and music of composer Jesse Lucas. Held at the CCP Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino last August 20, 2015, the audience was treated to powerful performances from special guest singers and dancers. Jesse took everyone in a musical …

Photography by Pia de Ungria “As this musical’s name would suggest, there is singing and rain and the two collide beautifully. From the producers of the box office triumphs CATS, Mamma Mia,The Phantom of the Opera and WICKED, comes another critically acclaimed production from London’s West End –the ever-popular musical SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN. Set …