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Rep's The Graduate opens tonight, runs until April 28
on Apr 4, 2013 in showtime movies music books tv/showbiz Repertory Philippines presents the stage adaptation of one of the most powerful stories of sexual awakening and coming-of-age ever told, “The Graduate”--originally a novel by Charles Webb published in 1963, then made into a Hollywood film in 1967...

9 Works Theatrical holds summer workshops with Stage Camp
on Mar 31, 2013 in theater showtime careers music tv/showbiz here and there Fresh from its staging of the romantic Broadway comedy musical “They’re Playing Our Song” which starred Nikki Gil and Lorenz Martinez, one of the country’s leading theater companies, 9 Works Theatrical, holds Stage Camp, a series of summer th...

San Pedro Calungsod's life and example celebrated in stage play
on Mar 31, 2013 in theater music tv/showbiz heritage Francis O. Villacorta’s historical drama “San Pedro Calungsod, Batang Santo” tells the story of a young Visayan-Filipino from the 17th century who was canonized last October 21, 2012 at St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City and became the second F...

Gantimpala Theater opens summer musical theater workshop
on Mar 31, 2013 in theater showtime movies tv/showbiz heritage Starting today up to May 11, Gantimpala Theater will hold the 2013 Summer Musical Theater Workshop for teens and young adults. Gantimpala Theater is 36-year-old dramatic arts company with a theater season of the Four Classics such as “Florante at...

Open auditions for Tanghalang Ateneo's Ang Mandaragit: Isang Orestaya
on Mar 31, 2013 in theater showtime books heritage politics Tanghalang Ateneo's 35th season-opener, "Ang Mandaragit: Isang Orestaya," will be holding OPEN AUDITIONS on April 15 (Monday) and April 17 (Wednesday), 5-8 p.m., at the Fine Arts Black Box Studio, Fine Arts Annex (Old Communication Building), Ateneo...

London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art holds Musical Theater workshop at Peta Theater Center, May 21-26
on Mar 31, 2013 in theater showtime careers movies music tv/showbiz heritage London's most prestigious drama school, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), holds a workshop in Asia for the first time through a course on Musical Theater at The PETA Theater Center this May 21 to 26. Founded in 1904 and one of the oldest dra...

First look: Dirty Dancing in Manila (opens July 2013)
on Mar 14, 2013 in theater showtime movies music tv/showbiz "Dirty Dancing" stars Gareth Bailey and Bryony Whitfield perform a sneak-peek version of the iconic dance finale of the film-turned-stage musical, at the lunch presscon at the Manila Diamond Hotel earlier today. The show opens at the Cultural Center...

Sa Wakas, a new Pinoy rock musical featuring the music of Sugarfree, opens April 13
on Mar 9, 2013 in theater showtime music tv/showbiz Culture Shock Productions, in cooperation with Fringe MNL, presents “Sa Wakas”, a new Pinoy rock musical. The show weaves together the songs of one of the country’s most beloved rock bands, Sugarfree, into a bittersweet love story that chronic...

Theater Actors Guild sponsors opening night of Himala, The Musical: the 10th Anniversary Concert
on Mar 9, 2013 in theater showtime movies music tv/showbiz heritage politics Ten years since it was first staged and earned commercial and critical acclaim, the Filipino musicale “Himala” goes onstage once again starting March 15 at the PETA Theater Center. “Himala, The Musical” is the theater adaptation of the film...

Trumpets Playshop celebrates 20th year with blockbuster summer workshops, events
on Mar 9, 2013 in theater showtime careers music tv/showbiz To celebrate its 20th year, Trumpets Playshop goes full force this summer 2013 with a dynamic line-up of workshops and events. Playshop 2013 jumpstarts the summer on April 8 by welcoming participants to its Children's Theater, Musical Theater, Starp...

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