Erik, Rachelle Ann venture into theater via ‘The Little Mermaid’
By JOJO P. PANALIGAN
May 20, 2011, 4:31am
MANILA, Philippines — Champion singers and real-life best friends Erik Santos and Rachelle Ann Go venture into theater big time by playing lead in the local staging of the Broadway Musical Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” which runs from Nov. 18 to Dec. 11, 2011 at the Meralco Theater.
In an interview with Bulletin Entertainment last May 17, Santos disclosed that him playing the role of Prince Eric was something director Bobby Garcia had “told” him about two years ago.
“After watching one of his plays back then, he gave me a CD and said, ‘Pakinggan mo ito because you will be doing this for a play two years from now.’ It’s not as if tinatanong niya ako kung gusto ko or what, kundi sinabi niya na ito ang gagawin ko,” Erik said.