AUTHORS
Amadís Ma. Guerrero
Amadís Ma. Guerrero
  • Articles
  • Authors
Make way for the Manila Improv Festival 2017
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - March 20, 2017 - 12:00am
They’re at it again. Those experts and specialists in improvisational theater (improv) are performing anew and bringing with them their foreign colleagues. And they will test their (and your) mettle.
The REP turns ‘gold’
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - March 3, 2017 - 12:00am
In 1967, Repertory Philippines (REP) was founded by (the late) Zeneida Amador and Carmen Barredo, known respectively as Bibot and Baby to all and sundry.
Return of the flaming fairies
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - February 22, 2017 - 12:00am
Was it lovelier the third time around? Well, yes.
Cherry Pie, Jackie Lou & Angeli in Buwan at Baril
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - February 2, 2017 - 12:00am
The play Buwan at Baril sa E-flat Major by Chris Millado (now VP of the Cultural Center of the Philippines) was commissioned by the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) in 1984, a year after the Ninoy...
PhilStager follows his dreams
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - January 9, 2017 - 12:00am
The venue was Tondo High School and the Philippine Stagers Foundation (PSF) performers led by director-leading man Vince Tañada were staging the musical Ako si Ninoy. After the show, a slender 12-year-old...
PETA marks 50th year in 2017
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - January 3, 2017 - 12:00am
The ground-breaking Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) was founded by Cecile Guidote in 1967, the result of her vision of a National Theater as crafted in a 500-page tome while she was a Fulbright...
PhilStagers to mount LGBT-themed plays
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - December 21, 2016 - 12:00am
The Philippine Stagers Foundation (PSF), led by Vincent “Vince” Tañada, is known for musicals that blend entertainment with political advocacy.
A very Broadway Christmas in Manila
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - December 5, 2016 - 12:00am
Meet Jhett Tolentino, a Pinoy from Iloilo City who migrated to the US, made good in Broadway and won three Tony Awards for producing successful plays. He has been cited for being an Outstanding Filipino-American...
A Christmas Carol musical with a difference
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - November 28, 2016 - 12:00am
The new musical version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol will be different, bleak and dark, with echoes of the industrial revolution which caused so much misery in mid-19th century London. The kids might...
And now San Pedro Calungsod the Musical
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - November 18, 2016 - 12:00am
After the sung-through musical Lorenzo in 2013, produced by Christopher de Leon and with music by Ryan Cayabyab, about the life and passion of San Lorenzo Ruiz in Japan, it is time to mount a musical tribute to San...
Three weekends of love
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - November 7, 2016 - 12:00am
Attention, one-act play buffs. There are six one-act plays, three straight and three musicals all about the various aspects of love, to be presented by Dalanghita Productions.
A young composer’s highs & lows
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - October 22, 2016 - 12:00am
At the start of the musical play by 9Works Theatrical, tick, tick...BOOM! directed by Robbie Guevara, the audience hears an ominous ticking sound.
Ampalaya Monologues is for the young & lovelorn
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - October 12, 2016 - 12:00am
Ang ampalaya, a.k.a bitter gourd.
Atlantis’ jukebox musical Jersey Boys is in town
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
The graduation piece of CeeJay Javier at the University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music was Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto #1 while for the earlier junior recitation, it was Beethoven’s Piano Concerto...
Blue Man Group: Tricks, rock music & deadpan humor
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - September 20, 2016 - 12:00am
They are dressed in black and their heads and fingers are painted blue. They don’t smile, they don’t bow. They acknowledge applause by raising their hands, eyes dilating. They don’t speak but they...
Red Turnip opens season with PWD, sci-fi plays
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
“It’s been one hell of a journey,” declared actress-producer Cris Villonco about Red Turnip Theater, which has been around for just three years and is known for its cutting-edge straight plays (no...
Anti-Martial Law rock musical
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - July 30, 2016 - 12:00am
It was a scene straight out of Martial Law, circa 1970s.
Young talents galore in pop-classical concert
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - July 18, 2016 - 12:00am
It was a curious venue for a concert: A casino. During a lull in the music, you could hear the screams of the gamblers, who, no doubt, were making a killing.
Hunk plays Japanese gigolo with a ‘pearl’
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - July 1, 2016 - 12:00am
So there is this play titled Happiness Is a Pearl by Rody Vera. It’s all about two Japayukis fighting over a handsome Japanese gigolo with a “pearl” embedded under the skin of his sexual apparatus...
American Idiot deals with travails of youth
by Amadís Ma. Guerrero - June 10, 2016 - 12:00am
9Works Theatrical and Globe Telecom have teamed up to mount the award-winning rock opera Green Day’s American Idiot.
1 | 2 | 3
Are you sure you want to log out?
X
Login

Philstar.com is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

SIGN IN
or sign in with
Read and share the latest news
whenever and wherever you are.
Top Stories
Features the most relevant stories,
exclusive content, analyses and special reports.
As It Happens
Get bite-sized highlights and up-to-date
information as the news breaks.
Latest
View the most recent
stories of the day.
Log-in
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet,
consectetur adipiscing elit.
Quisque justo est, auctor vel ullamcorper.
Log-in
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet,
consectetur adipiscing elit.
Quisque justo est, auctor vel ullamcorper.
How to follow As It Happens stories
STEP 1
Click the story in the As it Happens section.
How to follow As It Happens stories
STEP 2
Click "Follow Story" for updates on the news.
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam eu metus vitae felis tincidunt finibus ut id sapien. Integer volutpat dui eu malesuada dignissim. Sed varius justo nulla, fringilla convallis sem porta sed.
How to follow Author
STEP 1
Click on the author's name in the article.
How to follow Author
STEP 2
Once you click on the author's name, you will be
brought to the Authors page. Click "Follow Author"
to stay updated on the author's works
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam eu metus vitae felis tincidunt finibus ut id sapien. Integer volutpat dui eu malesuada dignissim. Sed varius justo nulla, fringilla convallis sem porta sed.
How to follow Tags
STEP 1
Click on a tag in the article.
How to follow Tags
STEP 2
When you click on a tag, it will take you to the
dedicated tag page where you'll see the article
viewed, along with other stories with that tag.

Click the "follow tag" button to stay updated on
the topic.
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Aliquam eu metus vitae felis tincidunt finibus ut id sapien. Integer volutpat dui eu malesuada dignissim. Sed varius justo nulla, fringilla convallis sem porta sed.