‘Matilda’ at Meralco Theater
Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group announced the full cast for the internationally acclaimed musical, Matilda, which opened last night at the Meralco Theater.
Playing the title role are three of theater’s miracles: Telesa Marie “Esang” De Torres, whose most notable works include ABS-CBN’s The Voice, and the Les Miserables Asian tour, Uma Naomi Martin, who has made her theater debut in A Little Princess, and Felicity Kyle Napuli, who has been recognized as Outstanding Child Performer at the Gawad Musika Awards. They are accompanied by a team of incredible performers who ll appear as Matilda’s wacky and charming classmates, namely Gabrielle Aerin Ong and Maria Ericka Peralejo as Lavander; Denise Fidel Arteta and Chi Chi Tan as Amanda; Nicole Chien and Ella Gonzalez as Alice; Alba Berenguer-Testa and Chantel Marie Guinid as Hortensia; Josh Nubla and Miguel Suarez as Bruce; Rhythm Alexander and Ian Albert Magallona as Eric; Gabo Tiongson and Pablo Miguel Palacpac as Nigel; and John Joseph Miraflores and Teddy Velasco as Tommy.
Also, to give some show-stopping performances are Jamie Wilson as Miss Trunchbull; Cris Villonco as Miss Honey; Joaquin Valdes as Mr. Wormwood; Carla Guevara-Laforteza as Mrs. Wormwood; Emeline Celis-Guinid as Mrs. Phelps; Nel Gomez as Michael Wormwood; Bibo Reyes as Rudolpho; and to complete an electrifying ensemble are Steven Conde, Tim Pavino, Rhenwyn Gabalonzo, Teetin Villanueva, Gerhard Krystoffer, Alex Reyes, Jim Andrew Ferrer, Gabby Padilla and Mica Fajardo.
Matilda is directed by Bobby Garcia; choreography by Cecile Martinez; lighting
design by Driscoll Otto; and musical irection by Farley Asuncion.
Matilda The Musical runs until Dec. 10. Showtime is on Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 2 and 8 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 and 8 p. m.
Tickets are priced at P1,500 to P4,000 and available at Ticketworld (call 891-9999 or visit www.ticketworld.com.ph).
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