Last night, I saw Sab Jose take flight. I met Sab during No Filter. She's partners with Toff in The Sandbox Collective and when we were working on No Filter, she handled all the marketing and PR and she was the assistant director and acting coach for the play. We got close, of course, like…Read more Taking Flight
I saw the poster on Facebook and I was so excited because I have seen Sheila Valderrama-Martinez on stage several times already and I know she's absolutely amazing. She made me cry when I saw her in Dani Girl two years ago and having her do a concert here in Bacolod just made me feel…Read more Music and Drama at The Ruins
I know that, at a few months back, I had marvelled and said that I was pretty sure that Les Miserables by Tom Hooper was going to be stellar. I said that from the trailer alone, of Anne Hathaway singing I Dreamed a Dream, I knew that this movie was going to be epic. I think…Read more Underwhelmed: a review of Les Miserables
My Dad is a huge fan of opera. He listens to it while he plays Civilization V on the PC or he's painting, when he gets to paint. My Dad has influenced my musical tastes for the longest time. I got into folk music because of him; growing up with Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Judy…Read more The Flower Duet and Song to the Moon
I grew up listening to musicals. I wasn't even ten yet when I saw (on betamax!) the American Playhouse production of Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, and Pacific Overtures, all by Stephen Sondheim. I had no idea what I was watching but the people were singing and it was lovely. My parents…Read more Movie Musicals in the 21st Century: In Tune or Off Key?