By Ruben V. Nepales
Jon Jon Briones looked fresh and relaxed in his spacious dressing room at London’s Prince Edward Theatre despite having sang, danced and acted as The Engineer in “Miss Saigon” just a few minutes before. In The Engineer’s red-and-black jacket and pants, the actor earlier acknowledged the audience’s cheers and standing ovation for him and the rest of the cast. He has changed into a brown half-zip jacket, red shirt, blue jeans and brown shoes and warmly received us.
By Allan Policarpio
Her “Miss Saigon” character Gigi opened the door to “amazing” opportunities for Rachelle Ann Go.
By Nestor U. Torre
Showbiz circles are agog over the “breaking” news that “The Lion King” has become the most financially successful multimedia production ever mounted, with a total gross of more than $6.2 billion (and still counting)!
By Lea Salonga
And it has happened again. Twenty-five years after the first worldwide search for Kim in 1989, for the original production of “Miss Saigon,” another one was held to find another young lady to play that same role for the revival of that same show. The list of similarities between the two young ladies is eerie. To start with, they are the same height (5’ 3”) and share the same zodiac sign (Pisces) and a love for video games.
By Lea Salonga
Over the weekend, perhaps because of the tiredness from Manila catching up to me, plus the work we’ve been putting in for the gala today, my body was starting to feel a bit run down.