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TFM Review: South Pacific in Concert by Pia de Ungria And it wasn’t because we live in a tropical country. The curtain opens to the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra, dignified in their seats, poised to begin playing with the waving of Maestro Rodel Colmenar’s stick. The overture begins with the changing of the projected images, the …

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 …

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 …

Inspired by the lyrics of Vehnee Saturno, Stages Production Specialist Inc. is unveiling a musical comedy poised to become this season’s theatrical hit. Saturno, a multi-awarded composer best known for creating popular hits such as Be My Lady (Martin Nievera), Sana Kahit Minsan and Simple Lang (Ariel Rivera), Isang Lahi (Regine Velasquez), Mr. Kupido (Rachel …

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 hit songs from the Original Broadway Musical, South Pacific in Concert promises to give Filipino audiences a whole new way of enjoying its timeless unforgettable hits like “Bali …

Photography by Frida Tan Director Ms. Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo talks to her cast (from left to right: Mark Bautista, Joanna Ampil, Jon Meer Vera Perez) about their upcoming production, South Pacific in Concert. The show will run on September 12 and September 19 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila.