Press Release : REPERTORY CHILDREN’S THEATER SET TO UNVEIL
“ THE WIZARD OF OZ ” ON AUGUST 18
“There’s no place like home…”
In celebration of its 20th year, Repertory Philippines’ Children’s Theater proudly announces its 2012 offering with the staging of “THE WIZARD OF OZ”.
“THE WIZARD OF OZ” is an enchanting adaptation of the all time classic, with its wonderful music by Jeanne Bargy and Jim Eiler and book and lyrics by Jim Eiler. (Please note: This musical adaptation is NOT based on the MGM film, nor does it include any of the songs from that film.)
In this new production, Dorothy Gale is blown by a cyclone from the drab Kansas prairie to the amazing land of Oz, where she meets the Scarecrow, the Tinman and the Cowardly Lion, and discovers “There’s no place like home.”
The cast is composed of the following: Cara Barredo and Giannina Ocampo as Dorothy; Liesl Batucan and Kyla Rivera as Glinda the Good Witch; Pinky Marquez and Rem Zamora as the Wicked Witch of the West; James Stacey and Arnel Carrion as the Scarecrow; Hans Eckstein and Nic Campos as the Tin Man; Oliver Usison and Mano Domingo as the Lion; Nathalie Everett and Ayam Barredo Eckstein as Aunt Em; Rem Zamora and Chino Veguillas as Uncle Henry; Bobby Superales, Jim Ferrer, Deo dela Cruz and Clark dela Riva as the acrobats and Monkeys.
The ensemble is composed of Janine Tolentino, Shalee Vicencio, Nicky Trivino, Ina Salonga, Daniella Gana, Gold Soon, Marie Delgado, Karyl Factora, Dingdong Rosales, Josh Ramirez, Jon Mamaid, Fran Jose, Edu Briones, Luis Nieto, Eric Mercado and Onyl Torres.
The artistic and creative team of “THE WIZARD OF OZ” is led by Baby Barredo (Rep Artistic Director), Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo (Associate Artistic Director), Joy Virata (Artistic Director – Rep Children’s Theater), Nathalie Everett (Choreographer), John Batalla (Lighting Designer), Lex Marcos (Set Designer), and Raven Ong (Costume Designer).
“THE WIZARD OF OZ”s production staff is composed of Juno Henares (Executive Producer), Gidget Tolentino (Production Manager), Ayam Barredo (Company Manager), Jojo Amboy (Stage Manager), Pol Roxas (Sound Technician), Pablito Salvador (Lighting Technician) and Adul Lasin (Set Execution and Scenic Artist).
The marketing, sales and publicity of “THE WIZARD OF OZ” is led by Toots Tolentino (PR & Publicity) with Rem Zamora and Oliver Usison (PR & Publicity, Marketing), Letty Barredo, Marie Talay and Rose Silva (Marketing & Sales) and Jojit Lorenzo (Photography).
To accommodate all inquiries, Repertory Philippines is now accepting reservations for schools, civic groups and corporate sponsorships.
For details of show, please call 5716926 or 5714941 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or log on to http://www.repertory.ph. Tickets are also available through Ticketworld at 8919999 or visit http://www.ticketworld.com.ph.
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“THE WIZARD OF OZ” will definitely thrill the child in all of us. This brand new musical will have the entire family captivated as they travel down the yellow brick road for an unforgettable experience.
See you at the theater !!!!