September 02, 2022

CCP Celebrates 53rd Anniversary with MUSIKAL II

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  • This year marks the 53rd Anniversary of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the start of a long-awaited renovation that will bring the CCP Main Building facilities again in a state comparable with the world’s best.

    In line with this, the CCP presents MUSIKAL II, the sequel to “Musikal: A Musical Theater Celebration” staged in 2014, on September 10, 2022 at Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater). The program will consist of excerpts of original Filipino musicals from 2015 to 2021 in vignettes featuring leading artists from various theater companies and will be live- streamed throughout the country.

    IMAGE from CCP

    This performance gala will include songs from Eto Na! Musikal nAPO!, Kanser, the Musical, Felix Starro, Ang Larawan, Lapu-Lapu, Ang Datu ng Mactan, Guadalupe, Awitin Mo at Isasayaw Ko, F(r)iction, Changing Partners, Ang Huling El Bimbo, Binondo: A Tsinoy Musical, Dekada ’70, A Game of Trolls, Mabining Mandirigma: A Steampunk Musical, Aurelio Sedisyoso: A Rock Sarswela, The Quest for the Adarna, Ding, Ang Bato!, Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady, Himala: Isang Musikal, and Daluyong ng Diwa. Two new compositions for Musikal II, “Muling Gisingin” and “Nandito Pa Rin Ako,” composer Vince de Jesus, will also be performed by the whole cast.

    Leading artists from various theater companies will perform in the show. Among them are Bituin Escalante, Bayang Barrios, Arman Ferrer, Shiela Valderrama-Martinez, Carla Guevara Laforteza, Sandino Martin, Reb Atadero, Delphine Buencamino, Topper Fabregas, Upeng Fernandez, Vic Robinson, Ricci Chan and Juliene Mendoza.

    This event is invitational but certain sections are FREE and open to the public. Tickets for the public will be released at the CCP Main Ramp two hours before the performance on a first-come, first-served basis.

    The show will also be live streamed on the CCP Facebook page.

    For more information, visit the CCP’s website and follow the official its social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest updates.

    This is a press release. Minor edits were made prior to publishing.

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