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It’s been over twenty years, and Julie Taymor’s fully realized theatrical version of The Lion King remains fresh, innovative, experimental, and frankly, unlike anything that’s ever been done before (or …

Silent Sky

“Repertory Philippines paints a stellar feminist portrait of one Henrietta Leavitt, as she charged headstrong into the world of astronomy (and men).”

“Just like how the source material had a relatively more contemporary feel, director Jonathan Tadioan opted to incorporate pop culture references, solidifying the production’s relatability with its audience.”

Himala

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

Don Quixote

“Ballet Philippines had talented dancers at the forefront and committed artists behind the scenes. It is a product of passion and inspiration.”

Ballet & Ballads

“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.”

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.”