Do you love the theater? Do you like watching plays performed by the best local and international talents of the stage?
If so, then Circuit Makati’s Power Mac Center Spotlight should be your top-of-mind destination for the rest of the year. That’s because three acclaimed stage plays are all set to run at the city’s premier black box theater, located in the northwest of Makati.
Boasting an intimate setting and state-of-the-art lights and sounds, the 300-seater theater has been the chosen venue for blockbuster runs of stage plays such as Sa Wakas: A New Pinoy Rock Musical, No Filter 2.0, Himala:The Musical and Lungs, to name a few.
Theater buffs are surely in for a treat as these three spectacular shows are happening in the coming months.
Dates: July 12-14 ; July 19-21
Director: Ed Lacson Jr.
Cast: Missy Maramara, Jenny Jamora, Tarek El Tayech, Gabe Mercado, Robbie Guevara, Jay Valencia-Glorioso, J-mee Kantayag
Production House: Positive Space, MusicArtes, New Voice Company
All related imagery care of Stop Kiss FB page.
Synopsis: Two women. A connection. A kiss. A hate crime. A journey of self-discovery, and of love overcoming violence.
New York traffic reporter Callie is comfortable with her routine of working from a helicopter and occasionally getting together with like-minded friends.
When she meets Sara, who has just moved to New York to teach in the Bronx, her life is turned upside down. Their warm friendship blossoms into a surprising, tentative romance that leads both women to unexpected places.
Ticket Information: Get tickets (P1,000 and P2,000) via Ticket2Me.net
Why See It: A provocative LGBTQIA+ play that serves as a moving exploration of what it means to choose love against all odds.
Dates: September 29, 8PM, 2019
Director: Ed Lacson, Jr.
Cast: Aicelle Santos, Kakki Teodoro, Neomi Gonzales
Photo courtesy of The Sandbox Collective FB Page.
Synopsis: The award-winning adaptation of the classic Filipino film is back for the second time around at the city’s premier blackbox theater!
“Himala: Isang Musikal” shares the story of the people from Brgy. Cupang, wherein lives Elsa, a girl who has the power to heal after the Blessed Virgin Mary’s appearance to her. Once a sleepy town, Brgy. Cupang was mobbed by the sick and the meddlers, and the conflict started there.
Music and lyrics by the thespian Vincent A. DeJesus and direction by Ed Lacson Jr., “Himala: Isang Musikal” will surely take you on an emotional rollercoaster within the distressing and frenzied Brgy. Cupang.
Ticket Information: For tickets, contact or text 09778217600.
Why See It: A powerful story culled from a classic movie starring Nora Aunor and gripping performances from the finest thespians await you. Theater goers who love a great narrative told in the Filipino language will surely enjoy this.
Dates: November 9-10, 15-17, 22-23.
Director: Carlos S. Cariño
Cast: Jeremy Domingo, Tarek El Tayech, Issa Litton, Anne Gauthier Das Neves
Production House: Theater Titas
Synopsis: Helmed by educator and theater director Carlos S. Cariño, the company’s adaptation of the William Shakespeare classic stays true to the Bard’s rhyme and meter, but reinvents it with music composed by Andy Gruet and movement pieces choreographed by former Philippine Ballet Theatre artist Joanna Foz Castro.
All related imagery care of Theater Titas FB page.
The penultimate Greek tragedy, the story follows the rise and fall of Macbeth, a general of the Scottish King Duncan, who is told a prophecy by a coven of witches that he would be the King of Scotland. Driven by mad ambition and spurred on by his wife, Macbeth moves to fulfill the witches’ prophecies to claim the throne of Scotland for himself.
Ticket Information: Get tickets from http://Ticket2Me.net or download the Ticket2Me app from the Apple Store of Google Play.
Why See It: Fresh from their critically praised run of Ang Paglilitis Ni Mang Serapio, Theater Titas reinvents the tragic story of Macbeth as a kinetic and fast-paced spectacle, a perfect introduction for younger audience to the works of the Bard of Avon.
So what are you waiting for, theater buffs? Reserve a seat now and enjoy these great shows at Power Mac Center Spotlight.
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