Weekender Guide: March 15, 16, and 17, 2019

Still don't know where to go for the weekend? Here are the events to check out in the coming days.

Still don't know where to go for the weekend? Here are the events to check out in the coming days.

Park Ji Hoon's Asia Fan Meeting in Manila "FIRST EDITION"
March 15 (Araneta Coliseum)

Following Wanna One's disbandment, Park Ji Hoon announced that he will be going on his first solo fan meeting tour this year, which kicks off in Seoul and includes a stop here in the Manila for his Filipino MAYs on March 15 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. 

Park Ji Hoon appeared in the 2017 survival television show "Produce 101" where he became known as "wink boy" and placed second, making him a member of Wanna One. After his activities with the group, the idol is said to focus on his singing and acting career. 

This is Ji Hoon's third visit in the Philippines, the most recent one being their Manila stop for Wanna One's "ONE: The World" Tour.

You may check back on PULP Live World's Facebook page for updates. 

So Ji Sub's Asia Tour "Hello, Manila"
March 16 (New Frontier Theater)

Actor So Ji Sub will also be heading to Manila on March 16 to warmly greet his fans and show a new side to him for his "Hello, Manila" fan meet at the New Frontier Theater! 

The 41-year old actor is most famous for his roles in I Am Ghost, Cain and Abel, Phantom, Memories of Bali, and Oh My Venus. Ji Sub also earned recognition for his performance in Cain and Abel, and 3 Best Actor recognitions for his role in the box office hit Rough Cut. 

Tickets for the fanmeet are priced from P2500 to P7500, and will go on sale on February 3, 2019, 12PM at Ticketnet outlets and online. For more information, you may check out PULP Live World's official Facebook page. 

Ruel Ready Tour Live in Manila
March 16 (Teatrino Greenhills Promenade)

Wilbros Live is thrilled to present Australia’s young rising star RUEL to perform in Manila for the very first time on Saturday, March 16th at the TEATRINO in Greenhills, San Juan. Tickets will be on-sale on February 1st starting at 10AM via TicketWorld.com.ph or at the Music Museum box office.

Shortly after releasing his 2017 breakthrough single “Don’t Tell Me,” the now 16 year-old, London-born, Sydney-raised singer and songwriter Ruel has emerged as one of the most exciting new recording artists and live performers in the world.


Art In the Park
March 17 (Jaime Velasquez Park, Salcedo Village) 

Art in the Park, the country’s most awaited affordable art fair, returns to Jaime Velasquez Park in Salcedo Village, Makati, for its 13th year on March 17, 10am to 10pm.

A fundraising event, Art in the Park donates a portion of all sales to the Museum Foundation of the Philippines in support of their projects and programs for the National Museum of the Philippines and its network. Entrance to the fair is free of charge.

This year, 56 exhibitors representing galleries, art collectives, independent art spaces, and student groups, will once again showcase a wide range of artworks that will surely appeal to a broad array of tastes and styles.

Eto na! Musikal nAPO! Magbabalik nAPO!
March 8, 10, 15, 16, and 17 (Maybank Performing Arts Theater)

Eto na! Musikal nAPO! centers on seven friends who join a song-writing and singing contest for college students. Composing the perfect song and assigning who best to write and arrange it proves a challenge to the barkada, aside from the individual problems some members have with their girlfriends, love interests, parents and studies, and the current political turmoil of Martial Law.

Eto na! Musikal nAPO! is a musical comedy. It promises its audiences wholesome entertainment with twitches of rom-com and nostalgia, using the music of one of the country’s premiere singing groups, the APO HIKING SOCIETY.

Tickets are priced from P1537.50 to P3690 and can be purchased via TicketWorld. 

The Phantom Of The Opera
until April 6 (The Theatre at Solaire)

For the first time ever, Andrew Lloyd Webber's original long-running musical The Phantom of the Opera embarks on a worldwide tour. Since opening in London in 1986 where it won the Olivier Award for Best Musical, the show features some of Lloyd Webber's most memorable music alongside the original stunning set design, costumes, and special effects.

The haunting story of The Phantom of the Opera is adapted from Gaston Leroux's novel of the same name and is set in the heart of the Paris Opera House. As young ballet dancer Christine Daae becomes the object of The Phantom's secret affections, he manipulates her career at the expense and horror of the Opera House staff and stars. A truly romantic tragedy, this beautiful story is set against one of the West End's most memorable scores that includes hit songs such as “The Music of the Night”, “All I Ask of You”, “Think of Me”, and of course, “The Phantom of the Opera”.

March 15, and 17 (PETA Theater Center)

A colloquial term meaning, "just kidding." It underlines a pun. It downplays a scathing statement to jest.

PETA's "CHAROT!" presents Philippine current events for the freak show that it is, imagining the future and consequences of a new charter. This is our rehearsal for democracy, or the lack thereof… Charot!

Directed by Rak of Aegis director, Maribel Legarda, Charot! is an interactive comedy musical that revolves around the concept of "voting" and democracy, and will present the realities of the Philippine society in a strangely familiar satire that is both hilarious and ridiculous. 

Tickets are priced from P600 to P1500, and can be purchased by calling PETA at +632-725-6244. 

DOM: Dirty Old Musical
March 16, and 23 (Music Museum)

Dirty Old Musical is about “The Bench Boys”, a male group band in the 80s who had a one-time big time hit and disbanded after sometime due to personality differences among other reasons. 

Now they have to do a one-time concert for an ailing member and here unfolds the reality that they are not young anymore and people probably don’t know about them any longer. Reality check…they are now in their 50’s and already showing the signs of a DOM – andropause, diminishing sex life, erectile dysfunction and different medical conditions that face men their age.

Can they still do this concert? Thus,the riot and other complicating subplots, from the other supporting characters like the son, mother and the girlfriend.

Ang Huling El Bimbo the Musical
starts March 1 (Newport Performing Arts Theater)

Ang Huling El Bimbo tells the story of friends who get back together after twenty years apart.

Personal challenges in each other’s lives force them to look back on how their friendship was formed and what brought them apart. Now they have to set these aside to give them one last chance to join hands and make things right.

Tickets are priced from P1000 to P35000, and can be purchased via TicketWorld. 








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