My WWW – What to Watch this Week

  1. Janus Silang at ang Tiyanak ng Tabon – Catch Edgar Calabia Samar’s popular young adult novel, Si Janus Silang at ang Tiyanak ng Tabon from February 1 to 25 at the Rizal Mini Theater, Faber Hall, Ateneo de Manila University. Ticket price – Php450 available through


  1. Wicked – Wicked makes a magical comeback at The Theater at Solaire beginning February 2 and with additional 8 shows until March 8. Set in a spectacular and colourful fantasy world of wizards, witches, magic and spells, Wicked tells the story of an unlikely but profound friendship between a popular blonde girl called Glinda and a misunderstood, green-skinned girl named Elphaba. Ticket price from Php 1,750 to Php 7,000 through


  1. Care Divas – Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) opens its 50th theater season with a re-run of Care Divas, a glamorous musical which tells the lives of five transgender overseas Filipino workers. Funny and promising. This show dominated the PHILSTAGE Gawad Buhay! Awards by bagging seven trophies including Outstanding Ensemble Performance, Outstanding Musical Production, Outstanding Stage Direction, Outstanding Original Libretto, and Outstanding Musical Direction for Vincent De Jesus. Playdates: February 3 to March 19 at the PETA Theater Center. Ticket price – Php800 – Php 1,800 through


  1. Mula Sa Buwan – Based on Cyrano de Bergerac, Mula Sa Buwan is a new Filipino musical about love, ideals, and the heartbreaks in between. Catch the play from Feb 18 to February 26 at Henry Lee Irwin Theater in Ateneo de Manila University. Ticket price – Php 600 to Php 800 through


  1. A Comic Opera in One Act by Giacomo Puccini – derived from a scene in Dante Alighieri’s Inferno Canto XXX when he visits the circle of impersonators and meets Gianni Schicchi, who is condemned in hell for impersonating the wealthy Buoso Donati. Play dates – February 12, 18, 25, 26; 7pm at Tiu Theater. For more information, go to


  1. Agnes of God – Dr. Martha Livingston is a court-appointed psychiatrist sent to evaluate Sister Agnes a young nun whose infant has been found strangled. With Agnes claiming a virgin conception and having no memory of giving birth, Livingston must distinguish between the lies and the nun’s perception-altering faith. Complicating her investigation, Livingston continually clashes with the overbearing Mother Superior Miriam Ruth, who insists that Livingston leave Agnes alone. Presented by Repertory Philippines, watch Agnes of God from February 17 until March 12 at the Onstage, Greenbelt 1 in Makati. Ticket price from Php 627 to Php 1,045 or check

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