Ber Reyes as Patrice Nikki Surtida as Eddie RJ Santillan as Evan Aby Esteban as Cassie Maronne Cruz as Charlotte

Here’s Batch 2 of the awesome cast posters they released previously for Blue Rep’s 13 the Musical. Hope you guys can watch! Directed by yours truly!

July 25 - August 11 at the Fine Arts Theater in Ateneo.
For ticket inquiries, contact Aina Pacificador at 0917-5002462

Not Your typical high school musical: ‘Bare’ vs. ‘Battalia Royale’

Check out this feature which I produced for Young Star. My inner geek is so happy! Philippine Theater FTW! Please notice Jocelyn’s credit! Do you love it? Holler back if you love Jocelyn =) I. LOVE. JOCELYN.

FEATURE: Sipat Lawin Ensemble’s Battalia Royale vs. Ateneo Blue Repertory’s BARE

AS SEEN ON: Young Star, The Philippine Star (March 9, 2012 issue)

ARTICLE BY KARA ORTIGA
PRODUCED BY TOFF DE VENECIA and RALPH MENDOZA
ASSISTED BY JOCELYN VERZON
PHOTOGRAPHY AND POST-PRODUCTION BY JOJIT LORENZO (http://lorenzophotokitchenmain.tumblr.com)

For the full article, click on BARE x BATTALIA

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"10 is the Magic Number" - Battalia Royale’s resident golden boy Victor played by actor Marco Viana squares off against Bare’s popular kid Jason played by actor Jaime Barcelon

Golden Boys - Actors Marco Viana and Jaime Barcelon play popular kids Victor and Jason in Battalia Royale and Bare, respectively.
"Bitch, please!" - Bare’s queen bitch Ivy (played by Maronne Cruz) gets ready to pounce on Battalia Royale’s caculating yet extremely deadly bitch Kakai (played by Thea Yrastorza)
"Life’s a Bitch, and then you die" - Bare’s Ivy (played by Maronne Cruz) and Battalia Royale’s Kakai (played by Thea Yrastorza) savor the calm before the storm
Hunger Games - Battalia Royale’s June (played by Sarah Salazar), a student by day and stripper by night, moves in for the kill while Bare’s Nadia (played by Cassie Manalastas) waits in the shadows. She might just have a trick up her sleeve. 
Maximum Authority - Battalia Royale’s Director and theater actor JK Anicoche stands in for Kuya Bodjie Pascua as Fraser Salamon, the game master. He is joined here by actress Jenny Jamora who plays Peter’s mom Claire in Ateneo Blue Repertory’s Bare 

"This means WAR!" - the students of Our Lady of Guadalupe High School (seen here are actors Tara Cabaero, Adrienne Veragara, Isabelle Martinez, Michan Mendoza, Mk Espiritu, and Kiko Miranda) square off against the students of St. Cecilia’s Boarding School (with actors Marphie Bernardo, Mikah Franco, Mica Fajardo, Justine Pena, and Dar Uy). 

If you like what you saw, you have this weekend to catch both shows.

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Catch Bare, a pop opera in Teatrino, at The Promenade, Greenhills, on March 7-10 with gala shows on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and matinee shows on Saturdays at 3 p.m. For tickets, contact Chiz Jardin at 0916-5787618 or e-mail nicojardin12@yahoo.com. Check out http://www.facebook.com/bluerepbare or for more details.

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Also, Battalia Royale will be having performances in Victoria School, Cubao QC on March 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. Contact the Sipat Lawin Hotline 0917-5008753 for tickets or check out http://www.facebook.com/battaliaroyale for more details.

Bibo Reyes and Jaime Barcelon Maronne Cruz Franco Chan and Orange Sanchez Cassie Manalastas Marphie Bernardo

Stunning images from Ateneo Blue Repertory’s BARE courtesy of premier theater photographer Jojit Lorenzo.

This pop-opera opens on Feb. 28 at the Teatrino.

Don’t miss it!

How awesome is this cast? Presenting the most talked about students of St. Cecilia’s!
Maronne Cruz as Ivy, Cassie Manalastas as Nadia, Mark Bernardo as Lucas, Franco Chan as Matt, Jaime Barcelon as Jason, and Bibo Reyes as Peter in Ateneo Blue Repertory’s BARE: A POP OPERA>The musical runs February 29-March 10, 2012 in Teatrino, The Promenade, Greenhills.For tickets, inquiries, and other information, call Chiz Jardin at 09165787618 or e-mail nicojardin12@yahoo.com. For showbuying, please contact Luis Marcelo at 09175025847 or e-mail luis.marcelo52@gmail.com

How awesome is this cast? Presenting the most talked about students of St. Cecilia’s!

Maronne Cruz as Ivy, Cassie Manalastas as Nadia, Mark Bernardo as Lucas, Franco Chan as Matt, Jaime Barcelon as Jason, and Bibo Reyes as Peter in Ateneo Blue Repertory’s BARE: A POP OPERA>

The musical runs February 29-March 10, 2012 in Teatrino, The Promenade, Greenhills.

For tickets, inquiries, and other information, call Chiz Jardin at 09165787618 or e-mail nicojardin12@yahoo.com. 

For showbuying, please contact Luis Marcelo at 09175025847 or e-mail luis.marcelo52@gmail.com