West End Pinoy Mark Bautista, who plays Ferdinand Marcos in the West End musical “Here Lies Love,” finally got to watch “Miss Saigon” and meet up with fellow singing champ Rachelle Ann Go (Gigi in “Miss Saigon”). At right, Mark in front of the National Theatre, where “Here Lies Love” will be staged in October. Previews start Sept. 30.
Singer-actress Sharon Cuneta flew to New York for the TV5 Independence Day celebration (held June 2). After work, she went sight-seeing and watched Broadway plays with her family.
It’s that time of year. Celebrities escape the summer heat in the city and head to various exotic destinations. Here are snapshots of stars enjoying the sun, sand, sights and sounds, of Boracay, Cebu, Aurora, La Union, Palawan, Batangas. Some pushed it further, traveling to Vietnam, Maldives, South Korea, Japan, Jordan and the United States. Everyone had fun enough to share it with the world via Facebook and Instagram.
Setting aside the network war, stars from rival channels ABS-CBN and GMA 7 are guesting in Vilma Santos’ first Cinemalaya film, Jeffrey Jeturian’s “Ekstra.” Kapamilya Piolo Pascual and Richard “Sir Chief” Yap will do cameos, along with Kapuso Marian Rivera and Cherie Gil. “Ang Babae sa Septic Tank” filmmaker Marlon Rivera also consented […]
Something we didn’t know about actor-commercial model Xian Lim is that he is a classical piano player and a trombonist. The Philippine Daily Inquirer caught him rehearsing with trombone master Romy San Jose of the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra for a Christmas special being produced by the Kapuso network. Marinel R. Cruz