Weekender Guide: February 16, 17, and 18, 2018

Still don't know where to go for the weekend? Here are the events happening in the coming days! 

Still don't know where to go for the weekend? Here are the events happening in the coming days! 

A Comedy of Tenors
February 8 (OnStage Theater)

Repertory Philippines, or REP, opens the curtains to the 2018 season with the craziest cast of characters in A Comedy of Tenors from January 26 to February 18 at the Onstage Theater in Greenbelt 1, Makati City. This hilarious operatic farce takes audiences to a hotel suite in Paris where comical individuals get into rollicking misadventures.

The sequel to comedic genius Ken Ludwig’s Tony Award-winning Lend me a Tenor, A Comedy of Tenors is set in the glamor of 1930’s Paris where an opera producer attempts to put on the concert of the century.

Catch the A Comedy of Tenors from January 26 to February 18, purchase your tickets now by calling REP at +632-843-3570, or through Ticketworld at +632-891-999 or log on to www.ticketworld.com.ph.

Nang Dalawin ng Pag-ibig si Juan Tamad
February 16 to March 11 (CCP Little Theater)

The Cultural Center of the Philippines, Tanghalang Pilipino and Visa present: Nang Dalawin Ng Pag-ibig si Juan Tamad. Based on Nick Joaquin's Pop Stories for Groovy Kids (1979) – why Maria Makiling forever nurses a broken heart and why Juan Tamad is a pop idol.

Nang Dalawin ng Pag-ibig si Juan Tamad is a mashup love triangle among Maria Makiling, Juan Tamad and Monte Banahaw.



Weddings and Debuts Bridal Fair
February 16 to 18 (Megatrade Halls 1, 2, and 3)

The Wedding Library's Weddings and Debuts Bridal Fair 2018 is the country's First Major Bridal Fair of 2018!  The most awaited bridal fair event with over 350 wedding suppliers ALL UNDER ONE ROOF! 

Don't miss The Bridal Event of 2018. Organized by the most beloved wedding fair organizer and wedding supplier, The Wedding Library.

For FREE Entrance, register at www.weddingsanddebuts.com.ph/register.

Big Bad Wolf Book Sale
February 16 to 25 (World Trade Center, Pasay)

The Big Bad Wolf Book Sale, dubbed as the world’s biggest, is coming to Manila for the first time this February 2018.

Offering two million books across various genres, the sale features brand new English books at discounts ranging from 60% to 80% for customers to enjoy. The book sale will be open 24 hours a day and run for 231 hours non-stop, beginning from February 16 until February 25 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila in Pasay City.  Admission is free.

Mark your calendars and get ready for the book hunt of a lifetime next month at the Big Bad Wolf Book Sale: www.facebook.com/bbwbooksphilippines.

12th Spring Film Festival
February 13 to 18 (Shangri-La Plaza)

Now on its twelfth year, the Ateneo de Manila University’s Ricardo Leong Center for Chinese Studies, together with Film Development Council of the Philippines, and Credit Suisse, with the cooperation of Ateneo Celadon, and Shangri-La Plaza and Shang Cineplex, once again bring you the Spring Film Festival this February 13 to February 18, 2018.

The film festival is organized every year to promote Chinese language and culture in mainstream Philippine society, particularly among young Filipinos, so that they may become bridges between the Philippines and China. 

For more information, please call Ateneo de Manila University Ricardo Leong Center for Chinese Studies at +632-426-6001 locals 5280 and 5284. For tickets, please call Shang Cineplex at +632-633-2227.

Incubus in Post Valentines Manila Concert
February 17 (SMART Araneta Coliseum)

The much loved American rock band Incubus, whose return engagement to Manila has been eagerly awaited is performing February 17, 2018, Saturday, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

The band is known for its rock anthems Wish You Were Here, Megalomaniac, Anna Molly, Drive, Pardon Me, Are You In?, Nice To Know You, among others. The concert is produced by Ovation Productions, the group that also did Incubus’ previous concerts in Manila; the last was in 2015.

(Tickets to Incubus’ February 17, 2018 concert will go on sale starting November 21, 2017 via www.ticketnet.com.ph and regular Ticketnet outlets or call 911-5555. Ticket prices are P6905, 5905, 3905, 1905, 1005 plus service charge. Produced by Ovation Productions)

'Night, Mother
February 2 to March 18 (PETA Theater)

To end its 50th season, the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) is producing a Filipino adaptation of Marsha Norman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama ‘‘Night, Mother.

The play has been adapted by Ian Lomogo, and directed by Melvin Lee, who is known for his outstanding portrayal of the role of Chelsea in PETA’s musical comedy Care Divas.

PETA’s ‘Night, Mother runs from February 2 to March 18, 2018 at the PETA Theater Center, No. 5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City. For showbuying and ticket inquiries, contact PETA Marketing and PR Office at +63927-603-5913 or TicketWorld at +632-891-9999 www.ticketworld.com.ph.

Don Quixote
February 9 to 18 (CCP Main Theater)

Taken from an episode of Miguel de Cervantes’ tale, the ballet follows the lofty adventures of Don Quixote into Barcelona.

Here, he meets Kitri, an innkeeper’s daughter whom he thinks is his ladylove Dulcinea. Kitri, in turn, is enamored by Basilio, the poor local barber of whom her father doesn’t approve. Mayhem ensues as the gentleman from La Mancha unwittingly helps the two lovers have their happy ending.

Catch this very special run of Don Quixote on February 9-18, 2018 at the CCP Main Theater. Special Gala Nights with Mr. Gatti and the MSO are on February 9, 8pm and February 10, 7pm. For tickets, call Ballet Philippines at +632-551-1003, the CCP Box Office at (+632) 832-3704, or Ticketworld at +632-891-9999 or go to Ticketworld.com.ph.


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