8 Musicals and plays we can’t wait to see in 2017

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Due to insistent public demand, the Tony award-winning musical Wicked will be coming back to Manila starting February 2, 2017. It will be staged at The Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort and Casino, Aseana Avenue, Parañaque. The heartwarming tale of an unlikely friendship and an unforgettable adventure of self-discovery and empowerment has won the hearts of many theater lovers and critics, who have hailed it as one of the best musicals of our time.

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Swan Lake

Ballet Philippines is bringing back a beloved classic to conclude their 47th season. To be staged at the CCP Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, Main Theater, with Philippines' premier danseur Nonoy Froilan taking the lead, this restaging of Swan Lake will stay true to the story of love and forgiveness which defies all obstacles. The show will run from February 24 to March 5, 2017.

For tickets, call (02) 832-3689 or visit their Ticketworld page.

photo: Swan Lake Ticketworld page

photo: Swan Lake Ticketworld page


Based on Roald Dahl's beloved 1988 children's book and its 1996 movie adaptation, this much anticipated musical (which was a Broadway hit) will be staged in Manila by Atlantis Theatrical. No dates, or details about the location have been released as of now and cast auditions are currently ongoing.

Noli Me Tangere the Opera

The Cultural Center of the Philippines will bring to life one of the most memorable works of national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal with this world-class production, to be staged on January 28 (8pm), Jan. 29 (2pm), February 1 (8pm), Feb.2 (8pm), Feb. 3 (2pm/8pm) at the CCP Main Theater.

For tickets, visit their Ticketworld page.

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