Congratulations to East West Players for winning for Best Production of a Musical for Next To Normal. Honors also went to two Filipina American actresses – Deedee Magno Hall (left) for Best Lead Actress, Isa Briones (right) for Best Featured Actress as well as to Nancy Keystone for Best Director – winning four awards out of six nominations at Tuesday night’s Ovation Awards presented by the Los Angeles Stage Alliance.
Hamilton (West End production) in London won the Peter Hepple Award for Best Musical at this past Tuesday night’s Critics’ Circle Theatre Awards. It is the first time the stage play won an award outside of America. Pinay actresses Christine Allado (left) and Rachelle Ann Go (right) as well as some of the cast were in attendance to accept the honor.
Emily Bautista has joined the cast of the Broadway production of Les Misérables. She will play the character of Éponine beginning February 20, 2018. She comes directly from the Broadway production of Miss Saigon (her debut show as ‘Understudy Kim’ / ‘Kim’).