By Lea Salonga
When the Manila production of the stage musical “Rock of Ages” opened in the same week as its film adaptation of the same title, it could’ve gone either way—the stage musical would suffer due to the film version’s powerhouse cast led by Tom Cruise, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Alec Baldwin; or it would benefit from the exact same reasons.
By Pocholo Concepcion
Bad reviews of a show won’t matter, especially if that show has proven itself to be a hit among audiences.
By Elton Lugay
When Mig Ayesa snagged the role of 1980s rocker Stacee Jaxx in the Broadway musical “Rock of Ages,” no one would have thought that this Filipino Australian singer suffered a bad stutter as a kid. “When I spoke, I couldn’t say the Rs or Ws, Ts or Ds,” he revealed to The FilAm in an interview at the Helen [...]