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For our first release, we are tackling about a Filipino stage and singing icon set to make her Broadway comeback, a highly promising stage actress and singer making waves in London’s West End, a Korean-American songwriter/singer lending her voice for Studio Ghibli, anniversary concert celebration from Asia’s Premiere Vocal Ensemble, a bossa nova happy ending, and the newest songs to get addicted to from PhilPop 2015′s top 12.
“The Wizard of Oz” is Kids Acts Philippines‘ season offering, with script and lyrics by Luigi Nacario and music by Eugene Belbis. Staged last 26 and 27 Sept 2014 at the Star Theater, Star City Compound, CCP Complex, and inspired by the children’s novel “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” written by L. Frank Baum. The Wizard of Oz is a musical for the kids by kids as it features mostly professional theater actors aged 7 to 14.
Kids Acts Philippines unfolds the story on stage showcasing the genuine portrayals of the TheCampArt Kid Actors, augmenting children’s interests in performing arts. “Kids to become professional stage actors must undergo intensive workshop for acting and singing,” tells Luigi Nacario.
Written especially for parents to enjoy with their children but even the smallest members of the family enjoyed the play, a charming children’s tale bursting with musical medleys and magical moments, “The Wizard of Oz” is a beautiful production your kids will love and learn from. The great performances from these kids suit the very little ones, the nearly big ones, and the grown-ups.