Meet the 2 young Filipinas chosen to topbill “Annie” in Manila

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Two talented young Filipinas have been cast to play the lead role in the musical production "Annie" on its Manila run this September 2016.

The sun is out and shining bright for two young Filipinas.

Nine-year old Krystal Brimner and 10-year old Isabeli Elizalde have landed the lead role the Manila run of musical show "Annie", this September, at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World.

Brimner bagged the Best Child Performer award during the 2015 Metro Manila Film Fest for her role as "Angel" in "Honor thy Father".

Brimner is half-Pinoy, half-Scottish. She started performing when she was just four years old. She was part of ABS-CBN's 2nd i-Shine Talent Camp in 2013.

However, this is the first time Elizalde will be performing professionally. Isabeli is the daughter of author and model, Bianca Araneta-Elizalde.

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“I’m really happy that I’ve gone so far, and that I’ve made it this far, and that now, I am Annie-- I am now part of the play,” said Elizalde to PEP.ph.

“Annie is very positive, which is me. I like being positive always,” Brimner said.

“Annie’s nice, she cares, and she’s careful,” Brimner added.

On the next page, the two talk about auditioning in front of theatre royalty.

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