Gantimpala Theater Foundation's 38th Season is mounting KANSER@35 THE MUSICAL
by Dr. Jose Rizal based from the novel Noli Me Tangere. Over the past seasons, KANSER has always been staged as a straight play and it is considered as the " longest running play in Philippine theater. For this year, it will be presented for the first time as a musical theater production.
At the press launch last July 14, 2015 at Dong Juan restaurant located at 72 Mother Ignacia Avenue, Quezon City, most of the cast and crew were present to give members of the media a glimpse of what to expect on the musical to be held on August 28 and 29 (9 am, 12 pm and 3 pm) at the AFP Theater of Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City. It will then be held at the Star Theater of Star City on September 4 (9 am, 12 pm and 3 pm), then Cinema 3 of SM Southmall on September 11 and 12 (11 am and 2 pm)
No less than Gantimpala Theater Foundation president Jun Pablo was there, along with its creative creative director Joel Lamangan. Of course, the director of Kanser@35 the Musical, Franniel Zamora was there to introduce all cast and production members who were able to be there. Publicist Toots Tolentino officiated the program.
The main and some supporting casts also rendered a few beautiful song numbers for the appreciation of the audience who were present at the media launch.
I took videos of all their speeches and performances so you can enjoy them as if you were there yourself.
Portraying the lead roles are Michael Pangilinan and Jacob Benedicto alternating as Crisostomo Ibarra, Myramae Meneses playing Maria Clara.
Other casts, some of which are not present at the media launch, include Bodjie Pascua as Pilosopong Tasyo, Vien Alen King as Elias, Kate Alejandrino and Michaela Fajardo alternately playing as Sisa, Carlo Angelo Falcis as Padre Damaso, Carlo Manalac as Padre Salvi, William Serrano as Kapitan Tiago, Queen Mia as Dona Victorina and Meldea Flor Chua as Consolacion.
The Libretto was wriiten by Jomar Fleras, Music was done by Jed Balsamo, Choreography by Paul Alexander Morales, Jospeh Matheu is the Lighting Director, Rards Corpus is teh Siunds Engineer, Albert Figueras as the Costume Designer, Joseph the Artist for the Sand Art Visuals, and Sonny Anecito for the set and graphic design.
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