Cherie Gil : The Best or Nothing

Award-winning actress Cherie Gil will perhaps be perpetually remembered as Lavinia Arguelles, main antagonist to Dorina Pineda in the 1985 movie “Bituing Walang Ningning.” Lavinia was portrayed as the ultimate symbol of certified greed and envy that will do anything and everything to prevent anyone, most especially Dorina, from claiming her throne. “You’re nothing but…

Saturday Night Fever The Musical Kicks Off in Manila This July

The iconic disco film Saturday Night Fever’s depiction of the uncompromisingly sordid 1970’s New York not only made a dance revolution at that time, but also spoke straight to a generation of lost, struggling young adults. Gone amiss in the earlier deliberately more family-friendly film-to-stage adaptations of the famed movie musical, which propelled John Travolta…

Aicelle Santos To Hold Birthday Concert, Class A, at the PETA theater on February 25

GMA Artist Center’s power belter and award-winning theater actress Aicelle Santos will be having her birthday concert entitled Class A at the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) theater this coming February 25. After being hailed as Aliw Awards’ Best Actress for a Musical last year, Aicelle Santos is set to bring another performance worth acclaiming for. Winning the award for…

The Sandbox Collective Brings Back “The Pillowman” – A Multimedia Staged Reading

“Maybe some stories are better left untold” Experience sheer horror as The Sandbox Collective (makers of “Dani Girl”) brings back a standout from last year’s Imaginarium Festival – the Tony Award-winning play “The Pillowman” – a multimedia staged reading. Gruesome children’s stories collide with actual child murders that start to occur about town as Katurian…

Resorts World Manila Partnered with Viva For “Bituing Walang Ningning” The Musical

Resorts World Manila (RWM), the country’s first integrated resort and entertainment hub, in cooperation with Viva Communications, Inc. (Viva), inked a landmark partnership agreement to produce a first of its kind musical production “Bituing Walang Ningning: The Musical“ scheduled to be staged in the second quarter of 2015 at RWM’s world-class Newport Performing Arts Theater…

Bituing Walang Ningning: The Musical To Hold Auditions

Resorts World Manila (RWM), Full House Theater Company, and Viva Communications, Inc. (Viva) signed a milestone partnership to work on the theater adaptation of the classic drama Bituing Walang Ningning (Lightless Star). Originally told over a serialized comic strip (Komiks) by fictionist Nerissa Cabral, Bituing Walang Ningning tells of a young singer’s rise from obscurity to…