Your Weekend Guide (July 12, 2019)

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Binondo: A Tsinoy Musical

BINONDO: A Tsinoy Musical returns for a limited run at The Theater at Solaire until July 14. The musical centers on a Filipina nightclub singer in pre-Martial Law Manila, and a mainland Chinese scholar returning to Cultural Revolution-era Beijing, who meet and fall in love during the 1972 mid-autumn festival. With the book and lyrics by Ricky Lee and direction by Joel Lamangan. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Ang Huling El Bimbo

FULL HOUSE Theater Company returns with the final run of Ang Huling El Bimbo, a musical featuring the songs of the Eraserheads, until Aug. 15 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City. The musical tells a story of friends who reunite after 20 years and look back on the things that brought them together and kept them apart. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Stop Kiss

POSITIVE Space, MusicArtes, and the New Voice Company presents Diana Son’s Stop Kiss, a play which focuses on the challenges faced by a lesbian couple after being assaulted when they shared a kiss in public. Directed by Ed Lacson, Jr., the play stars Jenny Jamora and Missy Maramara. It will have performances on July 12 to 14 and July 19 to 21 at the PowerMac Center Spotlight, Circuit, Makati City. Tickets are available at www.ticket2me.net/e/2445/stop-kiss. For inquiries and show buying, call 0915-835-9210, or e-mail stopkiss2018@gmail.com.

Rak of Aegis returns

THE hit Pinoy jukebox musical Rak of Aegis returns to the PETA Theater Center, with ongoing performances until Sept. 29. The show brings the songs of the Aegis band such as “Halik,” “Sinta,” and “Basang-Basa sa Ulan,” to tell the tale of a perennially flooded barangay. This latest production features a mix of original cast members including Aicelle Santos and Kim Molina, Isay Alvarez-Seña and Sweet Plantado-Tiongson, Robert Seña and Renz Verano, and Kakai Bautista and Neomi Gonzales. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999,).

Ortigas mall events

AT Estancia, there will be a workshops called Level-up Your Writing Skills on July 13, 3-5 p.m., conducted by Jonah Chipeco of Writing Hacks. On July 14, 2 and 4 p.m., The Nutty Scientist will be on at the 2/F Bridgeway. Meanwhile, at the VMall Lobby at the Greenhills Shopping Center, Entre Pinoy presents a Payday Food Fair on July 11 to 14 featuring 24 new concepts.