Upstart Production To Stage Into The Woods

For its fifth anniversary celebration, Upstart Productions Inc. presents a nature-inspired version of a well-loved modern classic: Into The Woods.  A fairy tale musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, Into The Woods will be presented in Manila in the garden amphitheater known as Kasalikasan, a tree-lined “living art piece” in the heart of BGC.…

Award-Winning Fil-Am Play “Flipzoids” to Stage in the Philippines

I like watching theater productions but most of them were musicals and had never watched a straight play. Maybe because I haven’t heard or searched for one that was staged in the Philippines. That is why I’m glad that there is one to be staged this month with our very own, veteran singer and theater…

Disney’s Broadway Musical Beauty and the Beast is Finally Staging in the Philippines

Tale as old as timeTrue as it can beBarely even friendsThen somebody bendsUnexpectedly.. This is just a few lines from the timeless hit “Beauty and the Beast” for the Disney animation of the same title. And finally, the Filipino audience will experience hearing the phenomenal song along with the rest of the repertoire this coming…

Upstart Soundstage Kicks Off Their Dramatic Reading Series

Media celebrity G Töngi, newly appointed Artistic Director of Upstart Productions, heads the cast of a dramatic reading of the powerful American play The Baby Dance, brought to you by Metrobank Card Corporation.  Upstart Productions’ G Tongi and Joel Trinidad with co-actors in Baby Dance.. It was different king of setup for a production. Simply…

PHOTO FLASH: Priscilla, Queen of the Desert the Musical

It was such a joy for me to watch another musical. The production was amazing, lots of well-known hits, I bet no audience would not recognize even a single song. I sang along with performances/hits like I Love the Nightlife, Boogie Wonderland, It’s Raining Men, Girls Just Wanna Have Fun, I will Survive and more..…

Love Writing? Join the Amateur Playwriting Workshop

Ready to bring your story to the stage? Learn how to write plays from five-time Palanca Award-winning writer, Dr. Joem Antonio, in Amateur Playwriting. This is a three-hour workshop that will be held on January 18, 2:00 PM at U-View, Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street. Aspiring playwrights will learn the differences between theater and other…

Trumpets Returns With the Magical Musical The Bluebird of Happiness

What happens when two kids embark on a magical adventure to find happiness? The Bluebird of Happiness follows the unforgettable adventure of poor kids Mytyl and Tyltyl search of a mythical creature called the bluebird of happiness. They are accompanied by their dog, their cat, and a candle in human form named “Light” who help…