Your Weekend Guide (May 11, 2018)

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The Lion King

THE international touring production of The Lion King has performances at the Theater in Solaire until May 27. Winner of over 70 major international theater awards, it features lyrics and music by Elton John and Tim Rice including the songs “Circle of Life” and the Oscar-winning “Can You Feel the Love Tonight.” For details, visit For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (, 891-9999).

Changing Partners restaged

PETA Theater Center and RedMunkey restage Changing Partners: The Stage Musical over two weekends until May 20. The story explores love’s universality and a relationship’s downward trajectory. Directed by Rem Zamora, it stars Agot Isidro, Jojit Lorenzo, Anna Luna, and Sandino Martin, with Poch Gutierrez on cello and Vincent De Jesus on piano. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (, 891-9999).

Ding, Ang Bato!

DE LA SALLE College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) presents Ding, Ang Bato!, a dance musical by Benilde’s Arts and Culture Cluster’s dance program until May 25 at DLS-CSB’s SDA Theater. Based on Mar’s Ravelo’s Darna, the show features Christine Crame as Darna, and Natasha Cabrera as Valentina. Tickets are at P500. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (, 891-9999).

Zsa Zsa Padilla in concert

ZSA ZSA Padilla celebrates 35 years in show business, her birthday, and Mother’s Day rolled into one in The Best Day of My Life on May 11, 8 p.m., at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila. With music direction by Homer Flores and stage direction by Paolo Valenciano, the show includes special guests Zia Quizon, Karylle, Kuh Ledesma, and Sharon Cuneta. For tickets, visit TicketWorld (, 891-9999).

The Kundiman Party extended

UP PLAYWRIGHTS’ Theatre’s play The Kundiman Party returns for four more shows on May 12 and 13, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., at the Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater, 2F Palma Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon city. For tickets, contact Camille Guevara (0917-823-9531) or the Dulaang UP Office (926-1349, 981-8500 local 2449,

Poetic hip-hop

THE Alliance Francaise de Manille and SM Aura Premier present Rencontre Parisienne, a poetic hip-hop duet by the French group French Wingz, on May 12, 6 and 7:30 p.m., at the Sky Park of SM Aura Premier. The show involves physical exploits, acrobatics and poetry. Admission is free.

Cartoon Network Summer Splash

KIDS CAN MEET cartoon characters including Powerpuff Girls, Ben 10, Finn and Jake, the We Bare Bears, and others at the Cartoon Network Summer Splash on May 13, 2 p.m.-6 p.m. at the TriNoma Activity Center. Activities include games, performances and activities, as well as exclusive prizes and giveaways. Registration starts at 2 p.m.

Sa Wakas the rerun

THE re-run of Sa Wakas: A New Pinoy Rock Musical, featuring the songs of Sugarfree, will be held at the PowerMac Center Spotlight at Circuit Makati until May 26. Co-written by Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan and Mariane Abuan, with musical arrangement by Ejay Yatco, the musical brings together the world of pop rock and theater. For tickets and schedules, visit TicketWorld (, 891-9999).