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‘Bar Boys’ original musical: Remarkable beyond reasonable doubt

Although adapted from a 2017 Cinemalaya film of the same title, “Bar Boys” stands on its own with a balanced production that proves to be one of the best shows running this season

Marina Cruz Rodel Tapaya artists at Istorya Studio in Bulacan
Artists Marina Cruz and Rodel Tapaya find a new canvas for creation in books with IsTorya

IsTorya Studios in Bulacan is not just Cruz and Tapaya’s creative respite; It is also a platform for artists who want to tell stories beyond the canvas, and a boost for small independent creators who want to amplify the voices of others

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The trippy, theatrical spectacle that is the Parokya ni Edgar musical

The newest jukebox musical is an amalgamation of comedy with commentary, women empowerment(?) with crass jokes, crazy randomness with a story that somehow works but also… does it?

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‘Rent’ in 2024 is a reminder to spend the days you have with love

“No day but today” is musical theater’s YOLO, and it’s telling us to go out to live life, and love

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Popoy and Basha’s love story gets the theater treatment in ‘One More Chance’ musical

Expanded characterizations and scenes, backed by Ben&Ben’s songs make the musical a fair 2024 update

This upcoming book features the lesser known creatures of PH mythology

“Mythica Obscura” is a compendium of creatures and gods in Philippine mythology who would otherwise be left in the shadows

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Greenbelt 1 is not the first Locsin building demolished in Makati and it will not be the last

Before he was a National Artist for Architecture, Locsin’s prolific body of work began with a few buildings along and around Ayala Avenue—where most of it also met their fall

‘Miss Saigon’ makes a spectacular return to Manila

More than two decades since it was staged in Manila, “Miss Saigon” returns with more Filipinos in its cast, a testament to the heritage of talent it has fostered over the years

LIST: The most anticipated theater shows this April and May

Beloved classics, Broadway hits, and brand new musicals are set to hit the stage this summer

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History and revolution sound hip with ‘Pingkian’’s rock treatment

With lyrics based on Emilio Jacinto’s writings, an ensemble spitting bars, and a woman Rizal, there’s many reasons to enjoy Tanghalang Pilipino’s latest musical