Theater fans are in for a pre-holiday treat as Grand Leisure Corporation, producers of the upcoming “Maynila…Sa Mga Kuko Ng Liwanag” The Musical, offers discounted rates for “barkada buys” for their kick-off shows on September 30 and October 1 matinee (3pm) and gala shows (8pm) at Kia Theatre, Araneta Center.
Those who are planning to watch with their family or friends can enjoy 20% discount on purchases of 5 tickets or more. Ticket buyers don’t need to present promo codes; they can simply go to the Ticketnet Box Office at the Araneta Coliseum Circle or several SM malls, or buy their tickets online any purchase of five tickets or more will be automatically discounted.
The talents behind “Manyila… Sa Mga Kuko Ng Liawanag” are really excited to share this original musical to local audiences. A musical adaptation of the movie directed by National Artist for Film, Lino Brocka, based on the timeless novel by Edgardo Reyes, “Maynila” tells the story of Julio Madriaga, a simple guy from a coastal town, and his search for his long-lost beloved, Liagaya Paraiso, who left for Manila.
Julio is played by the talented Arman Ferrer, while amazing singers Shiela Martinez and Lara Maigue alternate as Ligaya. Other members of the cast are the indomitable Dulce and the equally incredible singer Ima Castro, who alternate as Mrs. Cruz; Rita Daniela and Aicelle Santos who alternate as Perla; and many others.
The cast of over 40 astounding performers has been painstakingly rehearsing for weeks under the direction of the multi-awarded Joel Lamangan, DGPI. Original music was written for “Maynila… The Musical” by awarded composer Von De Guzman; with choreography by another multi-awarded artist, Douglas Nierras.
With a story as timely and timeless as this, “Maynila…Sa Mga Kuko Ng Liwanag” is perfect not just for theater aficionados but for students as well. Support Filipino theater and original work by rallying behind a true collaborative effort of the best talents in the industry. For more information on the show, visit www.facebook.com/Maynila.themusical/. For tickets, visit Ticketnet outlets, order online at www.ticketnet.com.ph , or call 911-5555.