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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Exclusive Photos: HAMILTON's Christine Allado Holds Solo Concert in Manila by Oliver Oliveros

Recently announced to play the roles of Peggy Schuyler and Maria Reynolds in the upcoming West End production of the Broadway smash Hamilton, Christine Allado, who was recently seen in the r…

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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Photo Exclusive: Inside Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert in Manila by Oliver Oliveros

Broadway star Andrew Keenan-Bolger sang not one, but three Tagalog Christmas songs the exuberant Pasko Na Naman, the heartbreaking Sana Ngayong Pasko, and the tongue-twisting Kumukutikutita…

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Saturday, December 10, 2016

BWW Interview: Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas Concert Marks Many Firsts by Oliver Oliveros

Manila, Philippines--Besides being the maiden offering of Jhett Tolentino Productions Inc. JTPI,'A Very Broadway Christmas in Manila,' Broadway lead actor Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Christmas-th…

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Photo Coverage: MISS SAIGON 25th-Anniversary Performance in Cinemas Premieres in Manila by Oliver Oliveros

Prior to its limited release at select SM Cinemas across the Philippines this weekend, MISS SAIGON 25th-anniversary performance in cinemas had a special advance screening at the Director's C…

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Sunday, September 18, 2016

Photo Coverage: BLUE MAN GROUP 25th-Anniversary World Tour Continues in Manila by Oliver Oliveros

Part of its 25th-anniversary world tour, BLUE MAN GROUP, the world famous trio of bald, blue-skinned, and tight-lipped performing artists, brings on the fun at the Theater at Solaire now thr…

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Sunday, August 14, 2016

Photo & Video: Meryl Streep Talks FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS & More in 'TimesTalks' by Oliver Oliveros

Moderated by the New York Times' NYT chief classical music critic Anthony Tommasini, three-time Academy Award winner Meryl Streep, who plays the titular role of the tone-deaf operatic sopran…

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs, Don Darryl Rivera, and Joshua Dela Cruz Join Tribute Concert to Ahrens & Flaherty by Oliver Oliveros

Adam Jacobs, Don Darryl Rivera, and Joshua Dela Cruz, current cast members of the Broadway smash musical Disney's ALADDIN, are joining the cast of Broadway Barkada's tribute concert to Tony …

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Photo Coverage: Nonprofit Knights of Rizal Celebrates with Ali Ewoldt, PHANTOM's first Asian-American Christine by Oliver Oliveros

Jhett Tolentino, three-time Tony Award-winning producer and Deputy Chapter Commander of The Order of the Knights of Rizal-N.Y., a nonprofit that upholds the ideologies of the Philippines' N…

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Sunday, April 10, 2016

VIDEO: BLUE MAN GROUP Kicks Off 25th Anniversary World Tour by Oliver Oliveros

Although the BLUE MAN GROUP has already toured the world twice via its 'Complex World Tour' 2003 and 'How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.0' 2008-2009, these previous engagements, which featured oth…

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Photo Coverage: First Look at BLUE MAN GROUP's First-Ever World Tour by Oliver Oliveros

Although the BLUE MAN GROUP has already toured the world twice via its 'Complex World Tour' 2003 and 'How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.0' 2008-2009, these previous engagements, which featured o…

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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Meet LES MISERABLES International Tour's Little People! by Oliver Oliveros

While watching a revival production of Lionel Bart's 'Oliver' in London, LES MISERABLES Co-creator Alain Boublil saw the similarities between literature's favorite little street urchins Oli…

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Saturday, March 26, 2016

BLUE MAN GROUP Embarks on a New World Tour, Includes Singapore, The Philippines by Oliver Oliveros

BLUE MAN GROUP is not your average stage show. It's a strange, comical, and surreal experience. How does one describe the indescribable It's not a musical, it's not a play... it's an experie…

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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Photo Coverage: LES MISERABLES Asian Tour Officially Kicks Off in Manila by Oliver Oliveros

No less that theater impresario Cameron Mackintosh, the world's first 'theater billionaire' according to Forbes, much-lauded composer Claude-Michel Schonberg, and prolific theater director L…

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Photo Coverage: LES MISERABLES Asian Tour Official Kicks Off in Manila by Oliver Oliveros

No less that theater impresario Cameron Mackintosh, the world's first theater billionaire according to Forbes, much-lauded composer Claude-Michel Schonberg, and prolific theater director Lau…

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Monday, February 29, 2016

LES MISERABLES Continues to Evolve, Surprise, and Succeed by Oliver Oliveros

The original London production of Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel LES MISERABLES LES MIS, which was Messrs Schonberg and Boublil…

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Sunday, January 24, 2016

BWW Interview: Rachelle Ann Go, Fantine in LES MISERABLES London and Asian Tour by Oliver Oliveros

'I'm very excited that we're bringing the new production LES MISERABLES LES MIS to Manila. I hope to see you there' - Rachelle Ann Go, Fantine replacement, LES MIS Original London Production

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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Photo Coverage: 6 Days Left to Catch The Exhibition LES MISERABLES: FROM PAGE TO STAGE by Oliver Oliveros

After a 19-month run across Australia Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, and Brisbane, amassing 588 performances, Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed reimagined production of Claude-Michel Schonberg and A…

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Sunday, January 10, 2016

LES MISERABLES Extends First Leg of 2016 Asian Tour by Oliver Oliveros

There has been an increased interest for tickets to behemoth, long-running musical LES MISERABLES LES MIS since its major producer Cameron Mackintosh and Philippine partner Concertus Manila …

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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Photo Flash: Production Shots of the First International Staging of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY by Oliver Oliveros

Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group ATEG brings the first international production of the book-to-stage adaptation of Robert James Waller's THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY to Manila. Alrea…

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Photo Coverage: Australian Production of LES MISERABLES Premieres in Brisbane; Show Runs Thru 1/17 by Oliver Oliveros

18 months after it opened in Melbourne, the original Australian production of Cameron Mackintosh's reimagined edition of 30-year-old megamusical LES MISERABLES officially opened at Queenslan…

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Monday, November 2, 2015

Adding Oscar-Nominated Song 'Suddenly' to LES MIS Stage Remains Uncertain by Oliver Oliveros

'If you don't have a camera zooming straight into the eyes or catching a close-up of a hand touching another hand, it doesn't work,' said Claude-Michel Schonberg, the French composer of now …

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

More Australian Actors to Join Cast of LES MIS in Manila; Tickets Go On Sale to General Public Today, 10/30 by Oliver Oliveros

Australian actors Kerrie Anne Greenland Eponine, Chris Durling Enjolras, and Emily Langridge Cosette will join previously announced cast members Simon Gleeson Jean Valjean, Earl Carpenter Ja…

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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Photo Flash: Prior to Asia Tour, Rachelle Ann Go Plays Fantine in London by Oliver Oliveros

Sir Cameron Mackintosh, the legendary producer of 'Les Miserables' 'Les Mis', recently announced the Australian company of the completely reimagined edition of 'Les Mis'--similar to the prod…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Photo Coverage: Lea Salonga Visits AMERICAN IDIOT by Oliver Oliveros

Tony award-winning actress Lea Salonga Miss Saigon, Les Miserables took time out to watch one of the most popular shows playing on Broadway Greenday's American Idiot at St. James Theatre in …

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Photo Flash: Salonga, Boe et al. in the LES MIS Anniversary Concert by Oliver Oliveros

BroadwayWorld Philippines correspondent Bing Shimizu was in the midst of the huge crowd that gathered during the two live concert performances celebrating epic musical LES MISRABLES 25th ann…

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Sunday, May 24, 2015

THE KING AND I's Jon Viktor Corpuz Makes 54 Below Solo Debut, 6/15 by Oliver Oliveros

Jon Viktor Corpuz, who currently plays the role of Prince Chulalongkorn in Lincoln Center Theater's Broadway revival of THE KING AND I, is set to make his 54 Below solo debut, titled 'Confes…

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Sunday, May 3, 2015

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Asian Tour Releases Promotional Photos by Oliver Oliveros

We're counting down the days to the new Asian Tour of the hit London's West End and Broadway musical SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER SNF, which kicks off in Manila in July, followed by performances in…

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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Brian Stokes Mitchell Joins 10th Anniversary Benefit of Young At Arts, 4/20 by Oliver Oliveros

Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell joins more than 100 children at Young At Arts YAA, a community-based performing arts program that gives out scholarships to deserving young students, to cel…

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Sunday, March 8, 2015

Video: Rachelle Ann Go Sings for Live-Action Feature CINDERELLA; Movie Opens This Week by Oliver Oliveros

Disney Channel Asia released Saturday, March 7, its latest music video of the iconic Cinderella song, A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes, performed by London's West End actress Rachelle Ann …

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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Fringe Arts Festival Debuts in Manila, Featuring THE BOY IN THE BATHROOM, 2/12-3/1 by Oliver Oliveros

The Fringe Arts Festival, the world's largest multi-arts festival, which took root in Edinburgh, Scotland seven decades ago and remains robust till this day--hosting 49,497 performances, 3,1…

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Review Roundup: INTO THE WOODS Screens Across Asia by Oliver Oliveros

Rob Marshall 'Chicago,' 'Pirates of the Caribbean' helms the long overdue film adaptation of the 1987 Tony Award-winning musical INTO THE WOODS, featuring music and lyrics by Stephen Sondhei…

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