West Side Story Mother’s Day Offer

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Treat the most amazing woman in your life to Broadway’s award-winning musical West Side Story by purchasing 3 tickets and buying mom a ticket at 50% offThis offer is valid from May 6 – 14, 2017.

West Side Story will be staged at The Theatre at Solaire, premiering on August 10, 2017. Tickets are available at Ticketworld.

For more information, visit lunchbox-productions.com. For updates on the show, visit @ConcertusManila on Facebook.

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The Theatre at Solaire is in Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines.  

REP: 50 Years of Telling Stories

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Repertory Philippines (REP), the country’s premier theater company, celebrates its golden year in a musical gala called REP: 50 Years of Telling Stories featuring all the Repertory stage greats at The Theatre at Solaire. REP is inviting everyone to commemorate this special event on June 11, 2017, starting with cocktails at 6:30 pm, main show at 8 pm and afterglow (for some coffee, dessert and fun) at 10 pm. Attire is formal.

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event to catch all the theater stars such as Monique Wilson, Leo Martinez, Joy Virata, Miguel Faustmann, Michael Williams, Menchu Lauchengco, and Audie Gemora perform on stage. Acclaimed director Bart Guingona will be at the helm of the show, with Luna Inocian as the writer and Ejay Yatco as the musical director.

Ticket prices range from Php1,000 to Php5,500 and are available for online purchase from Ticketworld.

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Founded in 1967 by a group of actors, REPERTORY PHILIPPINES FOUNDATION, INC., has staged more than 400 productions during its eighty season run in fifty years and continues to stage the best productions from Broadway and the West End, showcasing local talents to promote the performing arts in the Philippines.

The Theatre at Solaire is located in Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Swiss Film Festival

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Watch Swiss films Heidi, Rascals on the Road and Vitus at the first-ever Swiss Film Festival on April 28-30 and May 5-7 at Cinema 4, Shang Cineplex, Shangri-la Plaza. All screenings are open to the public and admission is FREE. Seats are on a first come-first served basis.

Heidi (2015) is the classic story about a young orphan girl living with her grandfather Alm in the Alps, based on the biggest best selling Swiss novel written in the 1880’s by Johanna Spyri. Vitus (2006) is a 12-year old piano prodigy who wants to live a life like an ordinary kid even though his well-meaning parents have big and ambitious dreams for him. He decides to take a different path with the help of his eccentric grandfather who loves flying. Rascals on the Road (2005) is the story of four little rascals told through the eyes of 12-year-old Eugen based on a popular 1955 children’s book by Swiss author Klaus Schädelin. Eugen and his three friends go on an adventure to search for a long lost treasure by following the footsteps of “the biggest rascal of all time” Fritzli Bühler.

The Swiss Film Festival is presented by The Embassy of Switzerland in the Philippines, in partnership with Shangri-La Plaza and the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), in celebration of of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Switzerland and the Philippines.

Shangri-la Plaza is located at EDSA corner Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City, Metro Manila, Philippines.

For more information, visit shangrila-plaza.com or cinemabravo.

Lean, A Filipino Musical

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Catch Lean: A Filipino Musical at the Adamson University Theater on May 12 (7:30 pm) and May 13 (4 pm and 7:30 pm). Presented by UP Manila Dramatista, Lean is a musical based on the life of activist, nationalist and student leader Leandro “Lean” Alejandro. Alejandro fought for democracy against the backdrop of the Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines in the 80s.

Tickets are available at Php300 per person. Click here for online ticket reservation.

To learn more about Lean: A Filipino Musical, visit UPMDramatista. For ticket inquiries, call Zoe at +63 906 4273981 or email upmaniladramatista@gmail.com.

Adamson University Theater is located at 900 San Marcelino Street, Ermita, Manila, Philippines 1000.

Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones

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Adelaide FRINGE Award Winner Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones will run from May 3 to 7 at the PETA Theater Center. Presented by Bunk Puppets, this comedy will delight audiences with magical transformations using surreal shadow puppet scenes of flying chickens, brain transplants, sneaky ninjas and other hilarious silhouette figures using bits of household rubbish and household items.

Visit petatheater.com for more information. PETA Theater Center is located at No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City.

Tickets are available on Ticketworld.

Make Believe Summer 2017 Workshops

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Lights. Camera. Action! Send your kids to Make Believe Productions’ Summer 2017 Workshops from April to May. From theater, yoga, storytelling, to fashion and dancing, Make Believe’s summer workshops aspire to mold young kids into passionate artists who are unafraid to dream, create, and express themselves.

For inquiries, call +63 2 5846356 or send email to celinambtorres@gmail.com.

Visit MakeBelievePH for more information.

The Sound of Music Auditions

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Do you have what it takes to be one of the Von Trapp children for the Manila season of The Sound of Music? The London West End Production is casting boys and girls to perform with the international touring cast of The Sound of Music set to be shown in September of this year.

Pre-registration is on May 6 to 7 and auditions are on May 12 to 14.

For inquiries regarding the auditions, send email to audition@soundofmusic.com.ph.

Lea Salonga With the BYU Chamber Orchestra

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The Cultural Center of the Philippines in cooperation with Brigham Young University Chamber Orchestra presents Lea Salonga with the BYU Chamber Orchestra, a grand night of standards and show tunes in concert with the 35-piece BYU Chamber Orchestra. Attendees will get the chance to hear Tony-award winning Salonga singing all of her popular Broadway songs and light orchestra classics with the BYU Chamber Orchestra and under the baton of Professor Kory Katseanes.

May 30, 2017
Tuesday at 8pm

Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo
CCP Main Theater, Roxas Blvd.,
Pasay City, Philippines

Visit the show’s official Facebook page for more details or call +63 2 8323704 / 8919999. Tickets may be bought at Ticketworld.