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Lea finds Fun Home ‘cathartic’

by Nathalie Tomada

Fun Home in Manila is produced by Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group and directed by Bobby Garcia. The rerun on March 10 to 19 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati is the response to the theater crowd’s clamor for a repeat. It’s just going to be 12 performances, however, so Lea hopes people won’t wait for the last minute to purchase their tickets.

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Esang de Torres of 'Voice Kids' gets lead role in 'Matilda' musical

by ABS-CBN.com

Esang de Torres, one of the finalists in the second season of “The Voice Kids,” will star in Atlantis Theatrical’s upcoming musical “Matilda.”

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Atlantis Musical Theater Workshop

by clickthecity.com

Together, Ten Bridges Media Corp. and Atlantis step into yet another theatrical milestone! For the first time ever, Atlantis extends its commitment to spread the love of theater by reaching out to aspiring performers through a workshop series like no other -- The Atlantis Musical Theater Workshop!

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'Side Show' connects with twin star turns

by Fred Hawson

Director Steven Conde successfully brought all the various elements together to make an entertaining and engaging show, even for people like me who knew nothing about the show nor its songs prior to watching.

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Dear stage parents…

by Lea Salonga

It’s important to start teaching the kids and their parents that, once in the show, you must form a bond with the other parents. This experience should be wonderful for everyone, that after the final curtain falls and it’s time to say goodbye, you’ve made good friends for life. It doesn’t always happen that way, but I’ve kept quite a few mates from past productions. Make sure your kids are awesome to work with. Start building that resumé, and reputation. Word gets around fast.

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Q & A: Bobby Garcia

by Ben F. Torres

Bobby Garcia has dabbled in film, television and concerts over the years, but he's best known as the founder and artistic director of Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Here, Garcia talks about the unique role theater plays in society.

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Behind the Scenes at ATEG’s Fun Home

by Frida Tan

I think they related to it in ways they did not expect to because you can actually see in each of these characters a part of yourself. Like there are a lot of women who have been through the wringer as far as their marriages were concerned. They can see themselves in Helen. Or young people who’ve seen their parents fight, they see themselves in how the Bechdels are dealing with it. And then you see the little hills of tissue paper left behind by people who’ve come to see the show. - Lea Salonga

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The uplifting and moving ‘Matilda’

by Mirava M. Yuson

"The strength of the production is not its flashy effects whenever Matilda uses her powers, but during heartwarming moments with Miss Honey (Cris Villonco), her class adviser and fellow abuse victim, as they connect and help each other defeat the narcissists plaguing them."

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