MusicArtes' Menotti Thriller in Manila


MusicArtes' OPERA INTIMA_ a showcase of intimate dramatic performances stages Gian Carlo Menotti's THE MEDIUM, a thriller musical drama on November 11,13,16 & 18 at the Mirror Theatre Studio in Makati.

Director Leo Rialp conceives an exciting version of The Medium featuring singer-actors Jon Abella, Jay Valencia Glorioso, Lara Maigue, RonaldoAbarquez, Stephanie Aguilar, Margarita Roco, and pianist Dingdong Fiel.

First presented in New York in 1947, The Medium also ran on Broadway’s Barrymore Theater. Menotti directed a “film noir” version in 1951 to reach a global audience. This dark drama is a play of ideas, the fascination with the occult, psychic and supernatural world versus reality, innocence, truth and God.

The Medium, published by G. Schirmer Pty Ltd and by kind permission of the Music Sales Group, will premiere at the blackbox Mirror Theatre Studio, 5thflr. SJG Centre, Kalayaan Ave. cor. Don. Pedro St. Poblacion,Makati. Tickets are available at Ticketworld outlets (8919999), and at MusicArtes Inc. (8958098/0939 2611228).

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