By Boying Pimentel
A San Francisco theater company was looking for actors for a play on Filipino World War II veterans when Fil-Am theater artist Michael Dorado had an exciting thought: Why not ask his dad to audition?
That has led to a moving story of a Fil-Am father-and-son team who are now part of a theater production meant to honor Filipino beteranos. For Michael and Fred Dorado, who play key roles in “The Guerrillas of Powell Street,” the message of the play is personal.
By Alexandra Drechsler
The April 11 opening night of the internationally acclaimed, Tony Award-winning musical “Les Miserables” at the Stanford University’s Memorial Auditorium had a surprising feature—time travel.
Kababayan at University of California in Irvine is hosting its 35th annual Pilipino-American Cultural Night (PACN) on Fri., April 18 at the Bren Events Center on campus.
Longtime stage artist and “Miss Saigon” alumnus Miguel Braganza II is celebrating his 30 years in dance and theater by inviting friends and the public to an evening of music, dance and fashion billed as “Salamat, Salamat, New York” on Friday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. at Sheraton La Guardia East Hotel (135-20 39th Ave., Flushing, NY).
Fil-Am theater journalist Randy Gener was assaulted on Jan. 17, shortly before 4am after leaving a party and is said to be recovering from surgery after suffering sever head trauma, reports BroadwayWorld.com.