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.

Areglo (A UP Silakbo Benefit Gig)

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UP Silakbo presents Areglo, a benefit concert featuring independent artists Ang Bandang Shirley, Jensen and the Flips, Reese Lansangan, Cheats, and Tom’s Story, plus some local acts such as Comic and Equals on May 4, 2017 (Thursday) at 5:30 pm at Baker Hall, UP Los Baños, Laguna.

The beneficiary of the proceeds from the event is Mang Alexander Ortega, a blind man who travels daily from Quezon City to play the harmonica at the Los Baños Junction.

Ticket price is Php250 per person if bought before May 4; Php300 for walk-ins. Tickets are available for pre-order here.

For inquiries, call Sarah at +63 935 515 9030 or visit @SilakboUP.

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UP Silakbo is a music organization at the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) that promotes growth, openness, service, and responsibility.

University of the Philippines Los Baños is located at Pedro R. Sandoval Ave., Los Baños, Laguna 4030 Philippines.

 

Mamma Mia! (An Early Mother’s Day Special)

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Enjoy Mamma Mia!, an early Mother’s Day special of amazing music from the Manila Symphony Orchestra, on May 4, 2017, from 6:30 pm to 8 pm, at the Ground Floor Lobby of the Ayala Museum. Mamma Mia!, a part of a series of The Rush Hour Concerts presented by Ayala Museum, Manila Symphony Orchestra, and Avida, will entertain the crowd with a wide range of music from classical compositions to modern tunes from The Music of Abba.

Tickets range from Php300 to Php1,000 and are available at the Ayala Museum ticket counter and Ticketworld (online service fees and additional charges may apply). For inquiries, email concerts@ayalamuseum.org or call +63 2 759 8288 loc. 8272. Visit ayalamuseum.org for more information.

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Ayala Museum is located at Makati Avenue corner De La Rosa Street, Greenbelt Park, Makati City, 1224 Metro Manila, Philippines.

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.

GetMusic Indie-Go

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MCA Music presents GetMusic Indie-Go, a  music festival featuring local artists Autotelic, Sud, Jensen & the Flips, Conscious & the Goodness, Milesexperience, Somedaydream, Ninno, She’s Only Sixteen, Reese Lansangan, Gabby Alipe plus An Honest Mistake from Malaysia. This musical event will be held on May 20, 2017 at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Tickets are available at smtickets.com.

Visit mcamusic for more details.

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.

Village People Live in Manila

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Village People will stage a one-night show in Manila on May 14, 2017 at the Kia Theatre (Araneta Center, General Aguinaldo Ave., Cubao, Quezon City). The ’70s group behind the hits “YMCA,” “In The Navy,” “Go West” and “Macho Man”, still with two of the original band members, will get everyone up on their feet through a smorgasbord of hits in this Manila leg of its 40th Anniversary Tour.

Joining them as special guest is the tribute band, Björn Again, the world’s No. 1 ABBA performers.

Tickets are available at TicketNet. For more information, call +63 2 9115555.

Source: tickentnet.com.ph, abs cbn news

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.