Rachelle Ann Go, Eric Santos make their musical-theater debut in Atlantis Productions’ The Little Mermaid
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
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Atlantis Productions, which recently staged the hit musical “Next to Normal” and will soon open the Elton John/Tim Rice pop rock musical “Aida,” has found its mermaid Ariel and Prince Eric for its upcoming staging of the Broadway musical “The Little Mermaid,” which runs November 18-December 11, 2011 at the Meralco Theater.
Rachelle Anne Go is one of the most awarded singers of her generation. She was the grand winner of “Search for a Star” in 2004 and won the Silver Medal that same year at the Shanghai Music Festival. She currently appears in GMA-7’s “Party Pilipinas” and is managed by Viva Entertainment.
Singing champion Erik Santos will likewise make his professional musical-theater debut as the Prince in “The Little Mermaid.” Erik shot to fame when he won the first “Star in a Million” competition, since then becoming a multi-awarded recording and concert artist and a mainstay of “ASAP XV!”
Throat infection derails Pops’ show
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By NESTOR CUARTERO
May 19, 2011, 9:10am
Just a thought: Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
MANILA, Philippines — Two postponements: A solo concert by Pops Fernandez and a comedy movie starring Leo Martinez both sailed through a couple of hitches on their way to opening day. Here’s why.
Producers had thought everything was in place when they contracted Pops Fernandez to a May 24 performance at the Newport Performing Arts Center in Pasay City. Announcements had been made until they were informed that the singer-actress was suffering from a recurring throat infection. Pops had also been advised by her doctor to rest her voice for the meantime.
The new playdate of Pops in Fashion, a combination concert and fashion show will be on June 14 at Newport. Showcased side by side Pops’ usually scintillating performance will be creations of three top designers – Maxie Cinco, Francis Libiran and Cary Santiago.
Hot new publicist in town Gian Carlo Vizcarra says this is one show wherein the designers had to get a hold of the repertoire to tailor-suit the clothes for the occasion.
Pops will be backed by the AMP Big Band, musical director Mel Villena and guest singer Erik Santos. The show is part of Resorts World Manila’s series of presentations featuring big-time Pinoy artists which started in January 2011.