Weekender Guide: May 11, 12, and 13, 2018

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

Disney's The Lion King
March 18 to May 20 (The Theatre at Solaire)

Michael Cassel Group in association with Disney Theatrical Productions announces the first international tour of the world’s #1 musical, Disney’s THE LION KING, to premiere in Manila in March 2018 with additional engagements in Singapore, Korea, Taiwan and South Africa.

Lion King, which begins its Manila run on March 18, 2018 at The Theatre at Solaire, is the stage adaptation of the 1994 Disney film of the same name. It follows Simba, a young lion born into the royal family, who flees their land after his father Mufasa is killed by his uncle, Scar. When he grew up, he hears the plea from the inhabitants of his land, thus begins his mission of taking down an enemy and fulfilling his destiny to be a king. 

Changing Partners the Musical
May 11 to 13; 19 to 20 (PETA Theatre Center)

Experience the pain live as Vincent De Jesus’ Changing Partners returns to the stage! 

“Changing Partners” was originally a stage reading entry at the Virgin Labfest in July 2016. In September and October of the same year, “Changing Partners: A Torch Musical” was staged at the PETA Theater Center’s Studios.

The musical play was directed by Rem Zamora and starred Agot Isidro, Jojit Lorenzo, Anna Luna, and Sandino Martin. “Changing Partners” transitioned from play to movie under the direction of Dan Villegas in November 2017. 

The restaging of Changing Partners will again be directed by Rem Zamora and will star the same cast: Agot Isidro, Jojit Lorenzo, Anna Luna, and Sandino Martin. Poch Gutierrez will be joining the ensemble and provide live cello music to accompany the live piano by Vincent De Jesus.

Zsa Zsa Padilla: The Best Day of My Life
May 11 (Newport Performing Arts Theater)

A 3-in-1 celebration: the Divine Diva’s 35th Anniversary in the Entertainment Industry, Mothers’ Day and her advanced birthday celebration, how can it be more special than this?

Zsa Zsa Padilla, the exemplary and awarded singer-performer-actress marks her milestone year with a concert that would celebrate her many triumphs that span 35 years of being in show business. While she recently kicked off the anniversary celebration in a sold out concert in Cebu, the Manila audience ought to celebrate with her a few weeks before her birthday and few days before Mother’s Day - a role she does best.

Fittingly so, Zsa Zsa’s guests are her daughter-performers - Karylle and Zia Quizon.

“The Best Day of My Life” at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila on May 11, 8pm promises to be the best concert experience ever for our beloved Divine Diva. 

Flow in The City Mother’s Day Weekend Market
May 11 to 13 (The Grove by Rockwell)

Flow Retreats, in partnership with The Grove Retail Row, GoWell and Sekaya present, Flow In The City Mother’s Day Weekend Market, happening at The Grove by Rockwell Retail Row, E. Rodriguez Ave., Pasig on May 11-13, 2018.

The three-day wellness market features a selection of curated and unique gift ideas that make the perfect present for mothers! 

Spoil the women in your life by taking her out to a day of wellness and shopping! To join the workshops, visit www.flowretreats.com. Entrance to the market is FREE!

Badboys Australia in Cove Manila
May 12 to 13 (Cove Manila, Okada Manila)

Excite the senses and bring temperatures to a fever pitch with Badboys Australia performing at Cove Manila on May 12 and 13.

The performance at Cove Manila will be the show-stopping group’s first time to perform in the Philippines as part of their Badboys XXL Tour.

Book tickets now with Cove Manila for Badboys Australia on May 12 and 13 and get a chance to meet and greet them after the shows. Ticket prices begin at P1000.00 inclusive of one (1) drink voucher. Doors open at 7:00pm.


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