“You are the leading lady in your own life! No one else can be you. You are an original and only you can star in your own life. The role is yours and belongs to no one else.” – Topaz
Dalanghita Productions, in partnership with the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA), will be kick-starting its first season with “Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady the Musical,” from Carlo Vergara’s one-act play and graphic novel of the same title.
and a MAID
“Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady” revolves around the story of two sisters named MELY and VIVA who both yearn to fulfill their dreams. Their sibling relationship and rivalry becomes more complicated due to an unsettled past and a budding romance, all in the context of an ongoing war between the superhero and supervillain teams. Being a maid is tough enough, but when Mely lands a job under a group of superheroes, she steps up to the unique challenge for the sake of her family. The musical takes us through the journey of the characters as each tries to find his/her place in the world where superheroes and supervillains exist.
The cast is composed of talented artists with different theater backgrounds: Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, Bituin Escalante & Frenchie Dy, Kim Molina & Natasha Cabrera, Markki Stroem & Hans Eckstein, May Bayot, Astarte Abraham, Giannina Ocampo, Jeff Flores, Chesko Rodriguez, Caisa Borromeo, Nar Cabico & Domi Espejo, Red Nuestro, Vince Lim & Mikoy Morales, Elliot Eustacio, Red Concepcion, Kakki Teodoro, Raf Bravo, Gab Pangilinan, JC Santos, Brian Sy, Rhenwyn Gabalonzo and Josh Cabiladas.
“Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady” is bringing back the artistic team behind Zsazsa Zaturnnah ze Muzikal, which was a massive success with its multiple stage runs (the popular comic book and musical was adapted onto the big screen afterwards). The story of Carlo Vergara (creator of Zsazsa Zaturnnah), together with the music of Vincent de Jesus (Himala the Musical, Batang Rizal, Juan Tamad), will be brought to life by director Chris Martinez (Ang Babae sa Septic Tank, Kimmy Dora, Temptation Island…Live!).
“Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady ” is set to open on May 7 and will run until June 7 at the PETA Theater Center.
For ticket inquiries, please call Ticketworld at 891-9999.
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