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It’s back! ‘Ang Huling El Bimbo’ returns to stage with live concert in December

It’s back! ‘Ang Huling El Bimbo’ returns to stage with live concert in December

CONCERT. The live concert is based on the hit 'Ang Huling El Bimbo: The Musical.'

Full House Theater Company

Members of the original musical's cast will reunite for 'Ang Huling El Bimbo: The Concert' happening at the Newport Performing Arts Theater

If you’ve missed watching live shows on stage, then great news – hit musical Ang Huling El Bimbo is making its theatrical return on December 10, 8 pm, for a homecoming concert at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City.

Full House Theater Company announced the return “after a long hiatus” via Facebook on Thursday, November 18.

Members of the original cast are set to reunite for the live concert, like Reb Atadero, Carla Guevara-Laforteza, Tanya Manalang, OJ Mariano, Phi Palmos, Gab Pangilinan, Bibo Reyes, Vic Robinson, and Sheila Francisco. The Manila Philharmonic Orchestra will also be performing.

Ticket prices for the concert are as follows: SVIP (P7,451), VIP (P6,387), Gold (P4,790), Silver (P3,194), and Bronze (P1,065).

Jamie Wilson’s Ang Huling El Bimbo: The Concert will be the Newport theater’s first live show since the start of the pandemic. KTX will also be streaming the event on December 12 at 8 pm for P488 a ticket.

Guests can avail of online tickets via KTX or contact 09178728309, 09176589378, and 09178239602 for tickets to the December 10 live show.

Ang Huling El Bimbo: The Musical draws from the Filipino ’90s hit group Eraserheads’ songbook, and revolves around the complicated relationships of four friends – Joy, Hector, Anthony (or AJ), and Emman. It begins at present day, with the murder of Joy. The three remaining friends are summoned to the police station, and are forced to reexamine their relationships with Joy – and themselves.

The musical was available to stream via ABS-CBN’s online channels in May 2020. It was first staged at the Newport Performing Arts Theater in July 2018 and has had several runs since then, with its last run happening from July to August 2019. – Rappler.com

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