Still know where to go for the weekend? Here are the events and places to check out in the coming days.
All Out Of Love The Musical
from October 18 (Newport Performing Arts Theater)
The world premiere of the highly anticipated new musical!
All Out Of Love the Musical features the classic songs of Air Supply, one of the world’s most successful and enduring bands, with over 100 million album sales worldwide, and an original script skilfully woven into a new love story by award winning Canadian playwright Jim Millan, All Out Of Love the Musical is poised to be one of musical theatres next hit shows.
The story of the musical happens over the course of one evening, as music mogul Tommy King tries to convince his struggling rock star Jamie Crimson to embark on a world tour to promote his new album and save Tommy King’s record company.
Jamie is struggling having left behind his song writing partner and love of his life Rayne while Tommy is dealing with his own loss, that of his wife and his distant relationship with his daughter.
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.
October 26 and 27 (PETA Theater Center)
An original satirical live show guaranteed to be brave, explosive, and delightfully entertaining! As the meme-able title implies, Trumperte is the ultimate political spoof mash-up. Here, Jon inaugurates his hilarious impressions of Donald Trump and Digong Duterte, both in one night!
Jon Santos as Trumperte goes to PETA Theater Center this October 2018!
Trumperte is an extra special project for Jon Santos because the comedy act caps his 30 years in show business. This gem of a performance demonstrates why no one can replace Jon as the country's top political impersonator, and the sharpest comic barometer of society. Trumperte is written by Jon Santos, Enrico Santos, and Joel Mercado, with stage direction by Michael Williams.
1SA – Solo Arts Platform
October 26 to 28 (Power MAC Center Spotlight)
A brand-new arts platform is coming to Manila this October! Fringe Manila in partnership with The Japan Foundation, Manila is proud to present 1SA - Solo Arts Platform, celebrating solo artists and presenting their works on the Philippine stage in this year’s Museums and Galleries Month.
In its premiere year, 1SA serves as an avenue for solo performers and artists to engage with local communities. With the variety of local and international artists in participation, 1SA explores various mediums of artistic expression that unravel the artmaking process, the passion, and the tenacity of individuals who straddle hyphenate identities and cultures.
1SA – Solo Arts Platform will be held from October 20-28, 2018 at Power Mac Center Spotlight Theatre and Pineapple Lab. Tickets will be made available at TicketWorld (891-9999) or at ticketworld.com.ph for some performances.
Dia de Muertos: Forgotten Souls
October 26 (Ayala Museum)
Now on its fifth year, Ayala Museum’s MIDNIGHT MUSEUM is back to give you a night at the museum with a twist (and a scare). Happening on October 26, this year’s theme is Dia del Muertos: Forgotten Souls, an ode to the Mexican celebration and in partnership with the Mexican Embassy.
Dia de Muertos: Forgotten Souls gives tribute to the souls that have been outcast and forgotten by society; souls that have been roaming restlessly, unable to find peace and unable to crossover to the land of the dead.
Participants will bear witness to these souls and their deaths, helping guide these souls to peace through rituals, superstitions, and ceremonial challenges.
MIDNIGHT MUSEUM | Dia de Muertos: Forgotten Souls is happening on 26 October 2018 from 7PM-12MN.
Slots are limited so register now and choose your time slot. To get full details and how-to’s, visit ayalamuseum.org/forgotten-souls.
Halloween Boo-Time! Bash at Fun Ranch
October 26 to 28 (Fun Ranch Ortigas, Alabang, and Pampanga)
Take out the broomsticks and fly over to Fun Ranch this October as we bring back one of the most exciting events for kids, the Boo! Time Halloween Weekend!
Boo! Time is absolutely all treats and no tricks, as the celebration kicks off with a fun Costume Party for kids. In the center of all activities is a runway where kids get to show off their costumes while parents take snap shots. The fun never ends as kids and their families get to enjoy other activities like games, the Trick-Or-Treat activity, and a Magic Show.
Mariah Carey Live in Concert
October 26 (Araneta Coliseum)
The one and only, Mariah Carey, is coming back to Manila for a special one-night concert on October 26th at the Araneta Coliseum. The pop icon is set to perform her number ones and more, bringing a new and bigger tour for her Filipino fans.
Mariah Carey is the best-selling female artiste of all time with more than 200 million records sold worldwide to date and eighteen Billboard #1 singles (seventeen self-penned) including ‘Hero’, ‘Fantasy’, ‘Always Be My Baby’, ‘Honey’, ‘One Sweet Day’, ‘Without You’, ‘Touch My Body’, ‘We Belong Together’, ‘Don’t Forget About Us’ and the global smash hit Christmas single ‘All I Want for Christmas Is You’, more than any solo artiste in history.
‘Mariah Carey: Live in Concert’ is presented by Wilbros Live.
Ampalaya Monologues Presents Bitt3rd Anniversary Show
October 27 (Green Sun Makati)
A new set of Ampalaya Monologues will come to life for the show’s third anniversary dubbed as “Bitt3rd.” This set is said to be the deepest, funniest and most relatable to date.
Ampalaya Monologues is an episodic play that has been staged in various venues around the country. The show has been recreated into different versions and now has a collection of over 70 monologues, all written by Mark Ghosn. On each show one promise has been kept, you may come in bitter but you will definitely come out feeling better.
On October 27, 2018, at Axon at Green Sun, there would be two kinds of people. Those who drink and those who cause the urge to drink. Ampalaya Monologues asks, “Which one will you be?” As the night unfolds, interconnected stories of those who have taken chances find themselves to be both through their own and others’ experiences.
#Bitt3rd - The Ampalaya Monologues Anniversary show will be from 730PM to 10PM at Green Sun, Makati with tickets at P300 each. Message Ampalaya Monologues at www.m.me/ampalayamonologues to reserve your tickets!
Siddhartha - The Musicalâ
October 27 and 28 (The Theatre at Solaire)
A new production of Siddhartha, the original Filipino musical on the life of Buddha is set to premiere at the Theatre at Solaire with a gala on October 27 at 8 pm and a matinee on October 28 at 3 pm.
For the first time, after more than 100 performances around the world and after more than 10 years since its original premiere in 2007, the musical will be presented with live music performed by members of the Manila Symphony Orchestra under the baton of musical director Jed Balsamo for both shows.
After its limited run at Solaire the musical and its all Filipino cast and crew is set for its second tour of the United States with performances in New York (Nov 11), Houston (Nov 18), Las Vegas (Nov 21) and Los Angeles (Dec 1).
Presented by Fo Guang Shan Foundation Inc , the Buddha’s Light International Association, Solaire with the support of Philippine Airlines.
Halloween in Candyland
October 27 (Seda Nuvali)
Candycane wishes and chocolatey dreams. We're having a party filled with the sweetest things!
Have a wonderful Halloween in Candyland! Goodies, treats and other surprises await, plus a free staycation for the Best in Costume!
*For complimentary access:
Dine in Misto from September 20 - October 26, 2018 and for a single receipt purchase worth of Php 2,000, avail a Party Pass for one adult and one child below 12 years old. You may also book our Halloween Room Package at bit.ly/booknuvali and get Party Passes for two adults and two children.
For inquiries and reservations, call +6349-255-8888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call Me By Your Name in Concert with The Manila Symphony Orchestra
October 28 (Samsung Hall, SM Aura)
Set during an idyllic ‘80s Italian summer, the heartrending coming-of-age film Call Me By Your Name has left millions overwhelmed. Based on the novel by André Aciman, directed by Luca Guadagnino and written by James Ivory, it has received awards for Best Adapted Screenplay from the Academy, BAFTA, Writers Guild, and Critics’ Choice.
This critically acclaimed film had an all-too-brief, limited commercial run in the Philippines. That is why CC:Concepts is excited to offer an opportunity for audiences to enjoy this cinematic masterpiece by presenting the world premiere of Call Me By Your Name In Concert with The Manila Symphony Orchestra on the 28th of October, 8PM at Samsung Hall, SM Aura. Limited early bird tickets are now available on SM Tickets.
CC:Concepts presents the world premiere of Call Me By Your Name In Concert with The Manila Symphony Orchestra. Showing on the 28th of October, 8PM at Samsung Hall, SM Aura. Limited early bird tickets are now available on SM Tickets at Php 1,950. Regular tickets are priced at Php 2,700 on TicketWorld. Prices are exclusive of ticket charges. For inquiries, email email@example.com
Tricks and Musical Treats, A PPO Family Concert at the CCP
October 28 (Cultural Center of the Philippines)
COME in your Halloween costumes, inspired by your favorite book characters, and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon at the Tricks and Musical Treats: A PPO Family Concert, slated on October 28, 2018, starting at 3pm, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (Main Theater).
Now on its fourth year, Tricks and Musical Treats will take its audience to a “Journey to the Kingdom of Books,” featuring an afternoon concert with the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Herminigildo Ranera.
Tickets are priced at P500, with 50 percent discount for students and children below 13 years old. For tickets and other inquiries, call the CCP Box Office at 832-3704 or visit the CCP website, www.culturalcenter.gov.ph.