Weekender Guide: November 30, December 1 and 2, 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. 

Waitress
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 Moffats Live in Manila: The Reunion Tour
November 30 (New Frontier Theater)

Midas Promotions is happy to announce that The Moffatts will return to Manila for their REUNION TOUR on the 30th of November, 2018. They will be performing an intimate live set at the Kia Theatre, that will be renamed the New Frontier Theatre after October 1st.

For the first time in almost twenty years the boys are back together and ready to deliver all of their biggest hits in a way you’ve never heard them before! Prepare to hear your favourites like ‘Miss You Like Crazy’ and ‘If Life Is So Short’ in a sonically revamped, mature style that the boys have developed over the years as professional musicians working on their own projects.

Manila Notes
November 30 (Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino, Cultural Center of the Philippines)

Manila Notes, a Philippine-Japan theater collaboration is an adaptation of Tokyo Notes, written by internationally acclaimed Japanese playwright and director Oriza Hirata.

Tokyo Notes has been translated into 13 languages for productions in many cities around the world, including at Festival d’Avignon in France. One of the most critically acclaimed works of Hirata, the play has also created artistic collaborations and cultural exchange through adaptations such as  Seoul Notes (2004), Taipei Notes, and Bangkok Notes (2017).

In Manila Notes, the renowned playwright Rody Vera and 20 leading Filipino actors have been involved in the process of the Filipino adaptation, through meaningful discussions, workshops and rehearsals.

The set design is also a collaboration by Japanese set designer Itaru Sugiyama and select theater practitioners and students in the Philippines.

For more details and Tickets please visit CCP website.

The Company Throwback
December 1 (The Theatre at Solaire)

Solaire Resort & Casino Echo Jham Entertainment Production presents The CompanY Throwback with special guest Jon Santos.

Tickets are priced from P1500 to P4500 and can be purchase via TicketWorld. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lisa Macuja Elizalde’s 'Cinderella'
November 24 and 25 (Aliw Theater)

A prima ballerina’s love for fairy tales gave birth to an original version of the world’s favorite fairy tale.

It is a production that combines theatrical comedic elements, modern live special effects, and romantic classical scores.

Ballet Manila’s version of Cinderella puts a lighter comical spin on the well-loved classic while keeping all the elements that make it magical.

 

 

 

 

Run for Reading at McDonald’s Stripes Run 2018
December 2 (SM Mall of Asia)

Get your red and white striped socks on and run for a cause with McDonald’s at this year’s Stripes Run!

That’s right, McDonald’s Stripes Run 2018 is back! McDonald’s is inviting you to show your stripes and run for reading with your family and friends this December 2, 2018 at the SM Mall of Asia Concert Grounds.

Each registration for this year's Stripes Run will help in donating reading kits to grades 1 and 2 public school children through Ronald McDonald Read to Learn, a beginning reading program of the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC).

Exciting game booths and activities await the entire family and barkada at McDonald’s Stripes Run 2018, so register now! You can share your experiences by using the hashtag #McDoStripesRun and tag @McDo_PH on Twitter and Instagram. For more information and to view the list of McDonald’s stores you can register in, visit mcdostripesrun.com.ph or follow McDonald’s Philippines’ Facebook page, facebook.com/McDo.ph.

 

 

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