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“From its outstanding cast, remarkable stage design, and moving storyline, the luster of ‘Bituing Walang Ningning: The Musical’s’ first foray made sure that a second run would be inevitable. Back by popular demand, the stage adaptation of the classic Filipino drama promises to dazzle audiences anew as it takes the stage of Newport Performing Arts Theater (NPAT) for its highly anticipated encore performances.”

“Travellers International Hotel Group, Inc. (TIHGI), owner and operator of Resorts World Manila, today announced the formation of Original Pilipino Performing Arts (OPPA) Foundation aimed to organize efforts in institutionalizing the advancement of Philippine performing arts. OPPA starts with an initial funding of up to P100 million.”

Fatima Leana: “It was such an unexpected and amazing experience. Ms. Menchu truly inspired me beyond words.”

“During the first few minutes, we were all a bit tense because… who wouldn’t be? But she was the type of person who would make anyone feel instantly comfortable, with no ego, no air in sight.”

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 …

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 …

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 …