Still don't know where to go for the weekend? Here are the events and places to check out in the coming days.
November 9 to 30 (Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza)
Waitress tells the story of a pie maker named Jenna who, despite the mundanity of her life, finds comfort and reckoning in the simple magic of baking. With the help of her two friends Dawn and Becky, she dreams of a way out of her loveless marriage and musters the courage to change her life for the better.
It is directed by Bobby Garcia, with choreography by Cecile Martinez, set design by Tony Award winner David Gallo, lighting design by Aaron Porter, musical direction by Farley Asuncion, costume design by Raven Ong, sound Design by Josh Millican, hair and make up design by Johann dela Fuente and vocal coaching by Manman Angsico.
The international premiere of Waitress will run from November 9 to December 2 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati. For tickets, contact Ticketworld at (632) 891-9999 or visit www.ticketworld.com.ph.
The Dressing Room
until November 25 (Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater)
After a successful run in 2016, Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas restages its critically-acclaimed production, “The Dressing Room: That Which Flows Away Ultimately Becomes Nostalgia” and its Filipino translation, “Ang Dressing Room: Kung Saan Lubusang Pangungulila ang Dulot ng Agos ng Panahon.”
In a time of reflection and recovery, the play echoes the aftermath of World War II in Japan in an ironically witty and melancholic way. The story follows the lives of four actresses preparing backstage while waiting for their cue to enter onstage. These actresses take turns telling their stories, each expressing an obsessive desire to perform the lead role, which ignites a comic yet dramatic narrative about shared memories that reveal their aspirations and frustrations.
The play runs from November 7 until 25 with an all-female cast (English) on 7, 8, 9 (7PM), 10, 11 (10AM AND 3PM), 21, 23 (7PM) 24 (3PM), 25 (10AM) and an all-male cast (Filipino) on 13, 14, 15, 16 (7PM),17, 18 (10AM AND 3PM), 22 (7PM), 24 (10AM), 25 (3PM) at the Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater, 2nd floor, Palma Hall, U.P. Diliman.
For tickets and showbuying, contact Joshua Chan (0917 677 5141) and Gio Dexter Santos (0916 555 2782). For sponsorships, contact Erika Lava (0906 224 1034). You may also contact the Dulaang UP Office (Tel. : 926-1349 / 981-8500 local 2449; 2450 / firstname.lastname@example.org).
11th Momzilla Fair by Think Pink Events
November 9 to 11 (4/F, 5/F Century City Mall)
Momzilla is ringing in the Holidays with their last fair of the year so be sure to save the date and stock up on all your essentials at their 3-day event, happening on November 9-11, 2018 from 10am-8pm at the 4th and 5th levels of Century City Mall Makati.
The biggest mommy and baby fair to date, Momzilla is housing over 200 hand-picked brands of mommy must-haves as well as baby essentials at exclusive prices so you’re sure to find exactly what you’re looking for from breastfeeding necessities to toddler safety at a discount.
Have a jolly good time with the family and we hope to see you again in March!
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Jessica Sanchez with special guest Martin Nievera
November 10 (The Theatre at Solaire)
Solaire Resort & Casino presents Jessica Sanchez with guest Martin Nievera.
Tickets are priced from P1000 t P5500 and can be purchased via Ticketworld. To purchase Wheelchair seat(s) and other inquiries, please call TicketWorld at +632-891.9999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEAN x SAAY in Manila
November 10 (New Frontier Theater)
Two years since his last show in Manila, Korean R&B singer DEAN is set to return to the country where he will be sharing the stage with another R&B singer SAAY! The show will be happening on November 10 at the New Frontier Theater (formerly Kia Theater).
DEAN, whose real name is Kwon Hyuk, made his South Korean debute in October 2015, and has released 1 EP - 130 Mood: TRBL - and 19 singles since.
WINNER's 2018 Everywhere Tour in Manila
November 10 (Mall of Asia Arena)
If you're part of the Inner Circle, you better have your savings and your lightsticks ready because Jinwoo, Seunghoon, Mino, and Seungyoon of WINNER will also be doing a show in Manila on November 10 as part of their 2018 Everywhere Tour!
WINNER was formed in 2013 through the survival show WIN: Who is Next. They made their debut in 2014, and has since released 1 mini album and 2 full albums. Their most-recent release EVERYD4Y came out in April and was led by title track "Everyday".
Animahenasyon 2018: The 12th Philippine Animation Festival
November 10 (Samsung Hall, SM Aura Premier)
Animahenasyon is an annual Filipino Animation festival that features the different animation works of both aspiring and professional animators in the country through a competition.
Also part of the festival is the animation conference, workshops, and exhibit on the life and works of the lifetime achievement awardee.
Animahenasyon serves as a venue for Filipino animators to present their world-class ideas, to open doors of opportunities, and a chance for the, to meet and be inspired by the finest names in the industry.
Animahenasyon is the Filipino equivalent of ANIMAGINATION, as a result of combining the words “animation” and“imagination” (imahenasyon). It is also about the image (imahe) that we want to portray as a nation (nasyon) of animators to the world. But Animahenasyon is more than just a showcase of what the Filipino animators can do.
iKON 2018 Continue Tour in Manila
November 11 (Mall of Asia Arena)
The 7-member boy group iKON has just recently announced that they will be coming to perform at the Mall of Asia Arena on November 11 as part of their 2018 Continue Tour!
iKON, which consists of B.I., Bobby, Jinhwan, Ju-ne, Yunhyeong, Donghyuk, and Chanwoo, made their debut in 2015 with Welcome Back, led by the title track "My Type". Their second album Return was released this year with the title single "Love Scenario".
Guns N' Roses: Not In This Lifetime Tour
November 11 (Philippine Arena)
Rock legends, Guns N' Roses will perform in Manila as they bring their Not in this Lifetime World Tour to Philippine Arena.
Tickets are priced from P840 to P15595 and are sold via Ticketworld .
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!