Here’s the Full Manila Cast of “The Phantom of the Opera”

One of the things I’m looking forward to this 2019 is the return of The Phantom of the Opera in Manila, which captivated audiences in 2012. I’m sad that I missed it during its first run but the musical will be back in two months and I will definitely not miss it this time. Tickets are now on sale so go buy if you haven’t yet!

I’m also excited because Concertus Manila announced the cast bringing the timeless story to life.

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Check Out the Shows of PETA’s 51st Season: Stage of the Nation

The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) has always produced material that reflects social issues. It’s something that they’ll push for in their 51th season, which will be entitled Stage of the Nation. This season, the company will utilize the arts and engage artists to contribute to the discourses that concern the Philippines.

The season will focus on topics like truth, historical revisionism, human rights, extrajudicial killings, martial law, the elections, and people’s participation.

It has already started with performances of Ang Buhay ni Galileo, A Game of Trolls, Jon Santos’s Trumperte, and the album launch of Buklod, but you can check out the upcoming shows. Better plan your social calendar already!

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“The Phantom of the Opera” Will Return to Manila and You Can Buy Tickets Already!

One of my biggest theater regrets is not seeing The Phantom of the Opera when it was staged in Manila in 2012. Back then, I wasn’t a fan of theater so I didn’t bother getting tickets. But since I became a convert, I was jealous of those who have seen the musical live and have heard my favorite song, also called “The Phantom of the Opera.”

Now I’ll get to finally see it because the show will be back in 2019 and you can already buy tickets!

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“Mamma Mia!” Announces Cast For the Manila Run

One of my fondest memories of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is seeing the musical Mamma Mia! with my family. I’m a big fan of musicals, ABBA, and anything dripping in eleganza so I had a great time seeing the story unfold with my loved ones. Soon I’ll relive the memory because Mamma Mia! is returning to Manila and they just announced the cast!

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“Mamma Mia!” Returns to Manila This September!

I remember watching Mamma Mia! when it was first staged here in 2012. The music was beautiful (I am a huge ABBA fan) but I couldn’t see much because I was seated in what is fondly called the nosebleed section. Oh, how I wished I was closer so I could see the colorful costumes and the grand set. Luckily, a film adaptation was already out by then so I could fully appreciate the musical.

Now, I can relive the magic of the stage version because Mamma Mia! is returning to Manila on September 29 as part of their international tour!

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