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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.”

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 …

Top 15 Theater Performances

TFM Editors Frida and Nikki share their pick of unforgettable performances in 2017. Which ones were your favorites?

“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.”

The Nutcracker

“By far the most beguiling enchantment of all is a story well told with nary a word—a well-loved tale illustrated solely through classical dance and pantomime.”

Lukot-Lukot Bilog-Bilog

“It’s Tanghalang Pilipino to the rescue of Gen Zs and Millennials who need a teach-in on financial literacy.”