broadway musicals - updates

Rappler's latest stories on broadway musicals


Broadway's 'Frozen' is first musical to permanently close due to virus

May 15, 2020 - 5:34 PM

'Frozen the Musical,' which has been performed 851 times since May 2018, will no longer return to the Broadway stage even after theaters reopen

Trumpets returns with a new take on 'Joseph the Dreamer'

Feb 18, 2020 - 1:00 PM

Sam Concepcion stars as Joseph in the show

International 'Matilda The Musical' takes Philippine stage in 2020

Nov 26, 2019 - 2:35 PM

The Royal Shakespeare Company production will begin its theatrical run on March 5, 2020, at The Theatre at Solaire

'Dekada '70' returns to stage in February 2020

Nov 01, 2019 - 1:10 PM

Pat Valera's musical adaptation of Lualhati Bautista’s 1983 novel 'Dekada ’70' hits the theater stage again for a limited 3-weekend run

Rachelle Ann Go is returning as Fantine in 'Les Miserables' West End run

Sep 16, 2019 - 5:34 PM

'Les Miserables' is scheduled to open on December 18 at the Sondheim Theatre

INFOGRAPHIC: Take the whole family on an unforgettable trip to Singapore

Jul 05, 2019 - 10:57 AM

Are you into sports, food, or the arts? You’ll surely make memories you’ll never forget!

'Cats' to open in Manila in November

Apr 10, 2019 - 4:55 PM

Tickets for the musical are now on sale

CATS. The beloved Broadway musical is set to open in Manila. Photo courtesy of Lunchbox Theatrical Productions

'The Devil Wears Prada' musical eyes Broadway

Mar 16, 2019 - 4:58 PM

Miranda Priestly and Andy Sachs are set to hit the musical theater, complete with a soundtrack by Sir Elton John

She's so lucky! Britney Spears musical heads to Broadway

Mar 13, 2019 - 10:14 AM

Gimme more of Britney, please!

'Ang Huling El Bimbo' review: Beyond nostalgia

Mar 09, 2019 - 1:38 PM

The returning musical is still a potent examination of friendships and regret

A smaller stage and just as much spectacle in ‘Phantom of the Opera’

Mar 06, 2019 - 9:30 AM

The show’s 2019 Manila run kicked off with a gala night on February 28

CURTAIN CALL. The cast of 'The Phantom of the Opera' takes a bow at their gala night. Photo from

'Cats' may be coming to Manila in 2019

Feb 26, 2019 - 5:13 PM

Posters for the the musical are seen at The Theater at Solaire

JELLICLE CATS. Andrew Lloyd Weber's beloved musical 'Cats' may be coming to Manila soon. Photo from

You oughta know: Alanis Morissette’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ musical hits Broadway

Jan 30, 2019 - 5:38 PM

The 1995 debut album of the 90's singer-songwriter is now a musical of the same name and is heading to Broadway late 2019

'The Notebook' is coming to Broadway

Jan 04, 2019 - 5:34 PM

Noah and Allie's love story is being adapted for the Broadway stage as a musical

Michael Jackson life to be turned into musical

Jun 20, 2018 - 8:24 PM

The musical will be written by Lynn Nottage, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and co-produced by the late singer's estate

6 things to know about ‘Once on This Island,' the Broadway musical

Jun 12, 2018 - 11:34 AM

A musical where Lea Salonga is one of the stars wins Best Revival of a Musical at the Tony Awards 2018

WATCH: Rachelle Ann Go slays as Eliza Schuyler in 'Hamilton' clip

Dec 23, 2017 - 6:25 PM

She performs alongside Christine Allado and Rachel John, who play Peggy and Angelica Schuyler, respectively

THE SCHUYLER SISTERS. Rachelle Ann Go, Rachel John, and Christine Allado perform a number in the London West End production of 'Hamilton.' Screengrab from

Soul Food Supreme: 'Sister Act' is the funkiest musical at Solaire

Jul 07, 2017 - 3:42 PM

Get ready to laugh Get ready to get down and jive Sister Act promises to add some much needed color to the palette of local theater fans who adore the Great White Way

SHOWSTOPPER. Dené Hill plays Deloris Van Cartier, a powerhouse disco diva wannabe with a dream of Donna Summer-esque glory. Photo by Erickson Dela Cruz

Hugh Jackman brings Broadway to Australia

Aug 24, 2015 - 8:44 PM

Hugh brings Broadway to Oz starting November

Must-see theater event: 'Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits' at BGC

May 15, 2014 - 9:40 AM

Something different to do this summer especially if you love those classic Broadway showtunes

'Wicked' exclusive: One-on-one with Jay Laga’aia

Jan 11, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Film TV and musical theater Actor Jay Laga’aia who plays The Wizard in the upcoming musical talks to G Töngi about Wicked

'Wicked' exclusive: One-on-one with musical director David Young

Jan 11, 2014 - 7:27 PM

Watch the exclusive interview with David Young musical director of Wicked

'Wicked' exclusive: One-on-one with the cast

Jan 11, 2014 - 7:21 PM

Watch G Töngi s exclusive interview with the cast of the upcoming musical Wicked

'Wicked' exclusive: One-on-one with Suzie Mathers

Jan 11, 2014 - 7:10 PM

G Töngi sits downs for an exclusive one on one interview with Suzie Mathers who plays Glinda The Good Witch in the musical Wicked

Musical 'Wicked' comes to Manila

Aug 22, 2013 - 1:02 AM

Wicked Broadway’s top grossing musical comes to Manila

'Wicked' makes its way to Manila

Aug 03, 2013 - 10:13 AM

The popular Broadway musical brings the Wicked Witch of the West to the Philippines

FROM OZ. 'Wicked' the musical tells the story of two girls who become the Wicked Witch of the West and the Good Witch of the North. Image from the 'Wicked' Facebook page

Johnny Depp to join 'Into the Woods'

Apr 28, 2013 - 6:31 PM

Johnny Depp to star in Disney s new musical Into the Woods

Facebook the musical

May 19, 2012 - 8:27 PM

The mini musical compresses the life of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg into 3 and a half minutes and pokes fun at the tool that made stalking easier than ever before