“Ed Lacson Jr. stays faithful to how Filipino this story is, forgoing the usual accoutrements that accompany Western musicals.”
“Ballet Philippines had talented dancers at the forefront and committed artists behind the scenes. It is a product of passion and inspiration.”
“In their season-closing production Ballet & Ballads, Ballet Manila aims to merge pop, opera, musical theater, and ballet in a concert celebrating love.”
“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.”
“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.”
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“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.”