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WEEKEND GUIDE | Feb. 3 to 5: ‘Wicked,’ ‘Care Divas,’ and more theater delights

Celebrate your love for the arts by checking out musicals and cultural festivals happening this weekend, February 3 to 5, 2017.

Celebrate your love for the arts by checking out musicals and cultural festivals happening this weekend, February 3 to 5, 2017.

Start the season of love and the arts with our list of musicals, festivals, and cultural happenings around the metro.

Friday,February 3
Wicked
Through March 5
The Theatre at Solaire
Pasay City

The award-winning Broadway musical 'Wicked' is back in Manila. Image source: The Theatre at Solaire's Facebook page.

The award-winning Broadway musical ‘Wicked’ is back in Manila. Image source: The Theatre at Solaire’s Facebook page.

Set in a fantasy world of wizards, witches, magic and spells, Wicked follows the story of the witches of Oz: Glinda and Elphaba. Ticket price starts at Php 1,750. For more information, call TicketWorld at (+632) 891‐9999.

Care Divas
Through March 19
PETA Theater Center
Quezon City

PETA's hit comedy musical is back on stage. Image sourced from PETA Theater Center's Facebook page.

PETA’s hit comedy musical is back on stage. Image sourced from PETA Theater Center’s Facebook page.

A story on Philippine migration, Care Divas bagged seven trophies during the 2011 Philstage Gawad Buhay! Awards. Ticket price starts at Php938.72. For more information, call TicketWorld at +(632) 891-9999.

Salaysayan: K’wentong Bayan, Kaalamang Bayan
Through March 8
University of the Philippines Diliman
Quezon City

UP Diliman celebrates arts month with folk narratives as focus of various festivities. Image sourced from UP Diliman's Facebook page.

UP Diliman celebrates arts month with folk narratives as focus of various festivities. Image sourced from UP Diliman’s Facebook page.

The festival features a conference, workshops, an installation art exhibit, dance, musical concerts, a puppet theater, the re-staging of Goethe’s Faust, and film showings. For more information, visit UP Diliman’s Facebook page.

Art Unmasked: The Truth in Art: The Lasallian Arts Month
Through March 4
De La Salle-College of St. Benilde
Manila City

This event aims to promote, encourage, and empower art and culture. Image sourced from The Benilde Office of Culture and Arts' Facebook page.

This event aims to promote, encourage, and empower art and culture. Image sourced from The Benilde Office of Culture and Arts’ Facebook page.

See performances from different student-artist groups including Saint Benilde Romançon Dance Company, Coro San Benildo, Dulaang Filipino, Karilyo, Stage Productions, and Operations Team. For more information, visit The Benilde Office of Culture and Arts’ Facebook page.

Sa Wakas
Through February 5
Power Mac Center Spotlight Theater
Makati City

Set in contemporary Manila, the musical explores on the topic of why do relationships fall apart. Ticket price starts at Php 700. For more information, visit www.sawakasmusical.com.

Noli Me Tangere, The Opera
2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Pasay City

Leading the cast for the restaging of the opera are tenor Ronan Ferrer as Crisostomo Ibarra and Bianca Camille Lopez as Maria Clara. Ticket price starts at Php 1, 000. For more information, call CCP Box Office at (+632) 832-3704 to 06.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Through February 12
Onstage Theater
Makati City

Starring Michael Williams, Roselyn Perez, Cherie Gil, Joaquin Valdez, Cara Barredo, and Naths Everett, this play is a laugh-out-loud comedy directed by Bart Guingona. Ticket price starts at Php 627. For more information, call TicketWorld at (+632) 891-9999.

Saturday, February 4
Sungha Jung Live in Manila
7:30 p.m.
Newport Performing Arts Theatre, Resorts World Manila
Pasay City

Concert goers get an extra treat after the acclaimed South Korean musician’s performance. He’ll be availablr for a meet and greet session after the show. Ticket price starts at Php836. For more information, call TicketWorld at (+632) 891-9999.

Pasinaya Open House Festival 2017: Arts for Peace
February 4 to 5
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Pasay City

CCP holds the country's largest yearly multi-arts festival featuring more than 300 shows in music, theater, dance, visual arts, film, and literature. Image source: Cultural Center of the Philippines' website.

CCP holds the country’s largest yearly multi-arts festival featuring more than 300 shows in music, theater, dance, visual arts, film, and literature. Image source: Cultural Center of the Philippines’ website.

This year’s Pasinaya features “Workshop-All-You-Can,” an additional day wherein participants can attend more than 40 short workshops in music, theater, dance, visual arts, crafts, and hobbies. Moreover, participants can also see previews of the forthcoming season productions of the CCP and its resident companies as well as various exhibitions from participating museums in Metro Manila. For more information, visit culturalcenter.gov.ph.

Maranao and Maguindanao Weaving Demonstrations
February 4 to 5
National Museum
Manila City

Discover the rich weaving traditions of the Maranao and Maguindanao through this event. Image sourced from National Museum's Facebook page.

Discover the rich weaving traditions of the Maranao and Maguindanao through this event. Image sourced from National Museum’s Facebook page.

The langkit and inaul weaves will be demonstrated at this event for free. For more information, call (+632) 527-232.

Sunday, February 5
NCCA’s NAM celebration: Malikhain. Mapagbago. Filipino
February 5
Rizal Park
Manila City

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is kicking off the National Arts Month celebration by conducting free workshops. Image sourced from NCCA's Facebook page.

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) is kicking off the National Arts Month celebration by conducting free workshops. Image sourced from NCCA’s Facebook page.

This year’s theme aims to “underscore the creative power of the arts and its role as a catalyst for change” as well as highlight arts as a reflection of the nation’s soul, and from it our pride of being Filipino.”

Free workshops on upcycling, instant filmmaking, bamboo instrument playing, and more. For more information, visit NCCA’s Facebook page.

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