A BROADWAY musical lovingly ripped-off from the motion picture Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot will have performances on Fridays to Sundays from Aug. 4 to 12 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium at RCBC Plaza, Ayala Ave., cor. Gil Puyat Ave. Makati City. Tickets, available through TicketWorld (891-9999), range in price from P1,045 to P2,090.
A fairy-tale weekend
KIDS ACTS presents Cinderella, a children’s musical, on Aug. 4 and 5 at 2 and 6 p.m., and Aug. 6 at 2 p.m., at St. Cecilia’s Hall, St. Scholastica’s College, Leon Guinto cor. Vito Cruz, Malate, Manila. Tickets, available through TicketWorld, are P500.
Rediscovering Juan Luna
PHILIPPINE Stagers Foundation presents Obra Ni Juan: The Musical, a look into the life of Filipino artist Juan Luna. Written and directed by Vince Tañada, with music by Pipo Cifra, the musical looks into the different facets of the Spoliarium painter’s life: as a revolutionary, a painter, a Filipino, and a hero. It will be staged on Aug. 5, 5 p.m., at Cinema 9 of SM North EDSA, Quezon City. Tickets are P300.
A touch of nostalgia
MARK PRESTON of The Lettermen — the group behind such hits as “Going Out Of My Head,” “Put Your Head On My Shoulder,” and “Love Is A Many Splendored Thing,” among many others — will have a concert on Aug. 5, 9 p.m., at RJ Bistro in the Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati City. Tickets cost ₱2,696.50 through TicketWorld.
A rock ‘n’ roll evening
RADHA + BASTI (A Rock N Soul Revue) will be held on Aug. 5, 8 p.m., at the Globe Auditorium, Maybank Performing Arts Theater, BGC Arts Center, 26th St. corner 9th Ave., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City. Radha Cuadrado, formerly of Kulay, and Wolfgang’s Basti Artadi join forces for a show that focuses on the interplay of music among musicians sans spectacle and choreography. Tickets range in price from P1,045 to P2,612.50, and are available through TicketWorld.
Celeste returns to the stage
AFTER nearly 30 years, Celeste Legaspi — the voice behind such timeless hits as “Tuliro,” “Sabado,” and “Mamang Sorbetero” — returns to the concert stage on Aug. 5, 8 p.m., at The Theatre at Solaire, Solaire Resort & Casino, 1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Parañaque City. Celeste, which coincides with Centennial of Ms. Legaspi’s father, National Artist for Visual Arts Cesar Legaspi, is being held to honor him. The concert is under the musical direction of Ryan Cayabyab. Tickets range in price from P500 to P10,000 and are available through TicketWorld.