Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Carlo Vergara's Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady - The Repeat
"Anyone can be a hero. Anyone can be a SUPER hero. And most anything is possible, even the success of a crazy show such as Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady"- Carlo Vergara
Due to insistent public clamor, Manila’s newest theater group Dalanghita Productions, proudly brings back the highly-acclaimed “KUNG PAANO AKO NAGING LEADING LADY THE MUSICAL” in a move-over engagement beginning July 3 at Onstage, Greenbelt 1, Makati City.
This is the story of two sisters named MELY and VIVA who both yearn to fulfill their dreams. Their sibling relationship and rivalry becomes more complicated due to an unsettled past and a budding romance, all in the context of an ongoing war between the superhero and supervillain teams. Being a maid is tough enough, but when Mely lands a job under a group of superheroes, she steps up to the unique challenge for the sake of her family. The musical takes us through the journey of the characters as each tries to find his/her place in the world where superheroes and supervillains exist.
The comic book writer mentioned that "Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady is a simple story of a woman who strives to make something of her life for the benefit of those she loves. It is a story of her sister as well, who believes that fate will somehow give her the opportunity to prove her worth."
He also used a maid to emphasize that anybody can be a super hero....and how we all love the underdog to become the most powerful lead in a story. It's every man, or woman's, dream to become more than what he is capable of. Like they said, if you're going to dream, you might as well dream big.
This musical hopes to tell a bigger story (and it did - because Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady was embraced by critics and audiences alike), the kind where the hopes and dreams of both the powerful and powerless clash, and ultimately shape what unfolds. How our seemingly inconsequential interpersonal conflicts can lead to unexpected turmoil and disaster. How the struggles of those we believe to be beyond and above can influence those among us who only seek comfortable and secure lives.
“KUNG PAANO AKO NAGING LEADING LADY THE MUSICAL”
July 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26.
8 p.m. (Friday-Saturday).
3 p.m. (Saturday-Sunday)
Onstage, Greenbelt 1, Makati City.
Cast – (Lead roles) Bituin Escalante and Frenchie Dy (Mely – maid of Puwersa Pilipinas), Kim Molina and Natasha Cabrera (Viva – Mely’s younger sister), Markki Stroem and Hans Eckstein (Leading Man – newest member of Puwersa Pilipinas), Shiela Valderrama-Martinez and Astarte Abraham (Madre De Dios – leader of Puwersa Pilipinas),
Cast (Supporting roles) May Bayot (Nanay – Mely and Viva’s mother), Giannina Ocampo (Nena Babushka), Caisa Borromeo (Windang Woman), Chesko Rodriguez (Popoy Pusakal), Jeff Flores (Bazooka Man), Nar Cabico and Domi Espejo (Senyor Blangko – leader of Kayumanggilas), Red Nuestro (Marakas Marko), Red Concepcion and Joshua Cabiladas (Itak-Atak), Elliot Eustacio (Jeryc Sans Rival), Mikoy Morales and Rhenwyn Gabalonzo (Henyotik).
Ensemble: Kakki Teodoro, Raflesia Bravo, Jem Baldisimo, Juancho Escoto, Miguel Ocampo, Francis Benjamin Jorvina, Alejandro Santos and Brian Sy.
Artistic and creative teams: Carlo Vergara (Creator and Writer), Vincent de Jesus (Musical Director and Composer), Chris Martinez (Director), Mara Marasigan (Assistant Director), Tuxqs Rutaquio (Production Designer), John Batalla (Lighting Designer), Jethro Joaquin (Sound Designer), Nancy Crowe (Choreographer), and Ejay Yatco (Assistant Musical Director).
Production team: Ansis Aldrich Tan Sy, Pertee Briñas and Claudia Fernandez (Producers), John Aries Alcayaga (Stage Manager), Ayam Eckstein and Ria Pangilinan (Production Managers), Julius Martin Lunar and Kim Mendoza (Assistant Stage Managers), Toots Tolentino (Publicist), Prodbook PH (Social Media Manager), Chester Ng (Photography).
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