Maxie The Musical Press Preview: Top Photo Picks


Jayvhot Galang as Maxie and Jojo Riguerra as Victor Pere

Introducing you to our blog segment Top Photo Picks which comprises mostly the best photos taken by us as you can checkout our Facebook fan page for the full set of photographs. Now featuring Maxie The Musical Press Preview, our first on the Gallery, taken on 08 Nov 2013 at the PETA Theater Center.

Full Maxie The Musical Press Preview photo set:
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I have seen a lot of good reviews and assessments about Maxie The Musical, the stage adaptation of the acclaimed film “Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros.” Checkout this LINK reviewed by spotlighttheater.

Definitely, it’s one rare treat for local musicals and I would say that it’s a lot better than the movie mainly because it’s live featuring 30 original Filipino songs, composed by William Elvin Manzano, JJ Pimpinio and Janine Santos. Playwright by Nic Pichay, it’s a theater musical which generally enriches Filipino culture and language. The performances stands out in all aspects of every character playing the role showcasing the powerful and prevalent emotions, flirting humor, styling beaucon and interdicting love.

The very effective multi-level stage setup embraces families and communities in the slums of Sampaloc. My favorite songs include the reminiscent “Gising Gising,” “Kupal,” “Pelikula” and “Perdido Eden,” all OPM. For me, Jayvhot Galang’s performance in the title role is very charming along with fabulous and high-energy comic scenes with his friends played by Aaron Ching, Teetin Villanueva and Nomer Limatog Jr. Congratulations to all the people behind Maxie The Musical’s success!

Book and Lyrics by Nicolas B. Pichay
Music by William Elvin Manzano, JJ Pimpinio and Janine Santos
With Additional Music by Arkel Mendoza
Direction and Choreography by Dexter M. Santos

Based on Michiko Yamamoto’s screenplay
“Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros” (ufo Pictures 2005)

Bit by Bit Company (the producer of the critically-acclaimed run of Dulaang UP’s Orosman at Zafira at the Mall of Asia in 2011) in cooperation with the PETA Theater Center and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, brings to the stage an original musical adaptation of Michiko Yamamoto’s screenplay, Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros called “Maxie The Musicale” at the PETA Theater Center, New Manila, Quezon City in November 2013.

Schedule of Shows:

09 Nov 2013 – 8pm
10 Nov 2013 – 3pm and 8pm
15 Nov 2013 – 8pm
16 Nov 2013 – 3pm and 8pm
17 Nov 2013 – 3pm and 8pm
22 Nov 2013 – 8pm
23 Nov 2013 – 3pm and 8pm
24 Nov 2013 – 3pm and 8pm
06 Dec 2013 – 8pm
07 Dec 2013 – 3pm and 8pm
08 Dec 2013 – 3pm and 8pm

For inquiries, you may contact Nick Guila (09151916394) or Marvin Olaes (09175336267), Ticketworld at 8919999 or visit their website,


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