Your Weekend Guide (October 5, 2018)

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Guadalupe The Musical

JULIE Borromeo’s Performing Arts Foundations presents Guadalupe The Musical at the Meralco Theater until Oct. 14. With book and lyrics by Joel Trinidad and direction by Baby Barredo, the story is based on the apparition of the Virgin Mary to peasant Juan Diego in Mexico in 1531. For tickets and schedules, contact TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Mamma Mia! returns

BENNY Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus’ Mamma Mia!, a jukebox musical featuring ABBA songs, returns to Manila at the Theatre at Solaire until Oct. 20. For tickets and schedules, contact TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Carmen and Other Dances

BALLET Philippines presents Carmen and Other Dances on Oct. 5 to 7 at the Main Theater of the Cultural Center of the Philippines. For tickets and schedules, contact TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Dance workshops with G-Force

THE G-FORCE Project 2018 Sembreak Dance Workshop will be held at the G-Force Dance Center, Expansion Wing of Festival Mall on Oct. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, and 21 for Batch 2. The workshops from all participating G-Force branches will culminate in a dance concert on Oct. 31 in The Theatre at Solaire. Enrollment is P8,500 for six sessions of one type of class (except the #WhiteShirtLove class), inclusive of performance at the concert. Returning students who present their previous G-Force Project ID and students taking two or more types of classes will receive discounts. For more information, download the G-Force Dance Center app.

Lungs




THE SANDBOX Collective and 9 Works Theatrical present Duncan Macmillan’s play Lungs, which has performances until Oct. 7 at the Power MAC Center Spotlight, Circuit Makati. With temperatures warming, sea levels rising, and the planet slowly dying, one couple considers the unthinkable — having a baby. Directed by Andrei Nikolai Pamintuan, it stars Sab Jose and Jake Cuenca. For tickets and schedules, contact TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

A Doll’s House Part 2

RED TURNIP Theater presents Lucas Hnath’s A Doll’s House Part 2, which picks up Henrik Ibsen’s story 15 years later. The domestic drama has performances until Oct. 7 at the Zobel de Ayala Recital Hall, BGC Arts Center in Taguig City. Directed by Cris Villonco, the show stars Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo as Nora and Carlitos Siguion-Reyna as Torvald. For tickets and schedules, contact TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Rapunzel: A Very Hairy Fairy Tale

REPERTORY’s Theater for Young Audiences and the City of Makati present Rapunzel: A Very Hairy Fairy Tale until Jan. 27 at Onstage Theatre in Greenbelt 1, Makati City. For tickets and schedules, contact TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).

Fans’ petition brings tour of K-pop band Day6 to Manila

SOUTH KOREAN boy band Day6 will be performing in the Philippines on Oct. 6 when the Day6 1st World Tour Youth in Manila is staged at the Kia Theater in Cubao, Quezon City. The concert is the result of a viral petition initiated by fans on www.mymusictaste.com, an online service that brings together music fans to request their favorite artist’s concert. In response, Day6 and MyMusicTaste collaborated to make the fans’ dream come true. The five-member band debuted in 2015 and has produced songs like the debut single “Congratulations” to its new release “Shoot Me.” With two full studio albums under its belt, Day6 also made a successful debut in Japan with one of its songs becoming the theme song for the Japanese drama Repeat. Tickets to the Manila concert are available via TicketNet. Information about the tour and tickets can be found on http://mmt.fans/wJxZ and MyMusicTaste’s social media channels.