On October 9, another Rodgers and Hammerstein musical is slated to capture the hearts of kids and adults alike as Resorts World Manila (RWM) presents Cinderella at the grand and magical stage of the Newport Performing Arts Theater.
Singer and actress Karylle Tatlonghari and Asia’s Pop Idol Christian Bautista leads Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella version based on the popular French version Cendrillion by Charles Perrault. Karylle and Christian last paired in The Kitchen Musical, a 2011 Singaporean musical drama television series; West Side Story; and Rama Hari.
Karylle plays the lead role slipping on the famous glass slippers, with Julia Abueva and Justine Peña as alternates. Christian, on the other hand, will fill the role of the Prince Christopher alongside Fred Lo as his alternate.
Recently, Christian was proclaimed as the winner and the epitome of the Modern Filipino Gentleman by McJIM Classic Leather 2013 Elan Awards. See related story here.
The First Lady of Philippine Musical Theater, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, will once again step into the enchanted stage of the Newport Performing Arts Theater, this time to play the role of the ever-reliable Fairy Godmother. Also joining the all-Filipino ensemble are Pinky Marquez, Sweet Plantado, Sheila Francisco, Miguel Faustmann, Maronne Cruz, Gianina Ocampo and Red Concepcion.
Resorts World Manila’s Cinderella is under the direction of veteran theater actor and director Michael Williams.
For show schedules and complete details about Cinderella, visit www.rwmanila.com or call Tourist Hotline at (02) 908-8833. For ticket inquiries and reservations visit RWM Box Office located near the main casino entrance or call (02) 891-9999.
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