Weekender Guide: October 5, 6, and 7, 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. 

Mamma Mia! The Smash Hit Musical
until October 21 (The Theatre at Solaire)

Join the ultimate feel-good show MAMMA MIA!, the world’s sunniest and most exhilarating smash-hit musical!

Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, a tale of love, friendship and identity is beautifully told through the timeless hits of ABBA. Sophie’s quest to discover the father she’s never known brings her mother face to face with three men from her distant romantic past on the eve of a wedding they’ll never forget!

This irresistibly funny show has been thrilling audiences all around the world and now the International Tour returns to Manila– there’s never been a better time to see this unforgettable musical. Whatever age you are, you can’t help but have the time of your life at MAMMA MIA!

To purchase Wheelchair seat(s) and other inquiries, please call TicketWorld at +632-891-9999 or email tickets@ticketworld.com.ph

Ang Pag-uusig (Re-run)
October 5 to 28 (CCP Little Theater)

Ang Pag-uusig is a play that dramatizes how “the establishment” is used as a tool of the powerful few in exerting its force to condemn the innocent. It is a metaphor for the “witch hunt” and stands as an allegory of our country’s current political and social state.

Tickets are price from P824 to P1030. 




Lungs - A Play by Duncan Macmillan
September 22 to October 7 (Power MAC Center Spotlight)

Fresh from their critically acclaimed staging of Himala Isang Musikal, The Sandbox Collective and 9 Works Theatrical team up to bring you the Philippine premiere of Duncan Macmillan’s “Lungs” - a contemporary masterpiece and emotional rollercoaster you won’t soon forget.

With temperatures warming, sea levels rising, and the planet slowly dying, one couple considers the unthinkable — having a baby.

“Lungs” stars SAB JOSE (Eto Na! Musikal nAPO!) and JAKE CUENCA (Blood Sisters) in his much-awaited theatrical debut. Thespian GABS SANTOS will play the role of M during September 29 shows.

Ang Buhay Ni Galileo
September 28 to October 7 (PETA Theater Center)

The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) presents one of its landmark and iconic performances, Alan Glinoga’s critically acclaimed Filipino adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s Ang Buhay Ni Galileo this September 28 to October 7, 2018.

After a limited three-day run in PETA’s original home at the Rajah Sulayman Theater for PETA’s 50th anniversary, Ang Buhay Ni Galileo now comes to the PETA Theater Center!

The production revolves around the life of the 17th century scientist, Galileo Galilei whose discoveries changed our understanding of the universe. The timelessness of this PETA classic shows the resistance made by the authoritarian and conservative elements of the time against the coming of a new age.

PETA’s Ang Buhay Ni Galileo runs from September 28 to 30, and October 3 to 7, 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 +632-725-6244 or Ticket2Me at +632-721-0431 to 33 local 8109. (www.ticket2me.net)

Rapunzel: A Very Hairy Fairy Tale
September 15, 2018 to January 27, 2019 (OnStage Theater, Greenbelt 1)

Visit an enchanted fairy tale land with dragons, a handsome prince, an evil would-be Queen, a really great hair stylist, and that famous princess with the long, long, long hair! 

Hold on to your hair and prepare for a brand new magical musical re-telling of the classic fairy tale! On the edge of glory, the evil Lady Za Za determines to rule the kingdom by keeping the beautiful Princess Rapunzel – with the long, long, long hair – trapped in a tower in the deep, dark, dank, dismal, dreary forest.

It’ll be up to Sir Roderick and his hair stylist friend Edgar (who is on a quest to find the perfect head of hair) to rescue Princess Rapunzel and restore the kingdom – with the help of a slightly neurotic Gypsy Woman – isn’t there one in every fairy tale? and a tired, yet witty, old dragon named Socrates – who has lost his poof!

Live Pure Conference 2018
October 7 (SMX Convention Center, Pasay City)

We, the Live Pure Movement, exists with a mission of sharing the good news of chastity to the young people, eager to support and reach as many youths as possible, in parishes, schools and colleges and in other contexts both here in the Philippines and in other parts of the world.

We are pleased to announce that our 7th Live Pure Conference will be held on October 7, 2018 at the SMX Convention Center – Pasay City from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. This whole day event is open to all young people who have been engaged by the Live Pure Movement and who are interested to be a part of this advocacy.

Pet Blessing 2018: Hollywoof Paw Stars
October 7 (Eastwood Open Mall Park)

Eastwood City, home of the country’s first and longest running pet blessing event, is rolling out the red carpet as it holds the most glamorous staging of its annual Pet Blessing celebration dedicated to honor the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.

The country’s first ever pet-friendly community is glamming up this year’s edition of the biggest pet event of the year with the theme Hollywoof Paw Stars. Pet owners along with their furry companions are invited to take part in the Hollywood gala-inspired affair set on October 7 at the Eastwood Mall Open Park.

Admission to the program and pet blessing activity is free to all pet owners. Registration begins at 11AM. To join, pet owners need to present their pet’s latest vaccination papers, secure an Eastwood City Pet Pass and register for the blessing.

Be part of the largest Superhero Pet gathering at Eastwood City’s 11th Annual Pet Blessing Event. For more information, please contact the Megaworld Lifestyle Malls Concierge at +632-709-9888, +632-709-0888 or +63917-838-0111 or visit www.megaworld-lifestylemalls.com.





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