The Lion King & Other Musicals To Catch In Philippine Theaters

This March 2018, Disney’s “The Lion King” musical will hit Manila as part of a much-awaited international tour.

Prepared to be awed by the 2 hours-30 minutes show directed by Thomas Schumacher. Michael Cassel Group and Concertus Manila in association with Disney Theatrical Productions brings the show on The Theatre at Solaire Casino and Resort, Pasay City. Tickets are already on sale and here’s the price list to book your seats:

If you have a penchant for theatre plays and musicals, here are some other show suggestions you and your family can catch for the end of the year until early 2018.

Matilda The Musical

See the book penned by Roald Dahl’s come alive with singing and dancing as Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group brings you Matilda The Musical. If you’ve enjoyed the struggle of Matilda battling her cruel school headmistress Miss Trunchbull on the big screen and book, it will surely be a unique experience for children and adults alike to see the show live. Catch Matilda The Musical from November 10 until December 10, 2017, at the Meralco Theater, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

Beauty and the Beast

Be astounded all over again by the spellbinding tale as old as time, Beauty and the Beast. Directed by the Repertory Philippine’s Artistic Director and founder of REP Theater for Young Audiences Joy Virata, audiences will surely feel the magic of the amazing talents on stage. Book a seat and enjoy the show on Onstage Theatre 2nd Floor, Greenbelt Mall 1 Paseo de Roxas St., Makati City until December 14, 2017. Ticket prices start at P470.25.

Snow White

The Philippine’s ballet prodigy Lisa Macuja Elizalde takes you to the enchanting world of Snow White as part of the 22nd Performance Season: Flights of Fantasy of Ballet Manila. Experience the re-telling of the fairy tale with best ballet talents in the country at the Aliw Theater, CCP Complex, Pasay City on dates November 25 to 26 and December 2 to 3, 2017. Gold tickets are at P 1,545.

A Christmas Carol

The internationally-acclaimed Charles Dickens favorite will bring an enchanting Christmas to Manila this December. Featuring the life story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his three ghostly encounters, A Christmas Carol will surely melt your hearts with the music of critically-acclaimed composer Alan Menken. Showing starts at December 7 to 27, 2017 at the BGC Globe Iconic Amphitheater, 7th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City. Experience a magical Christmas for only P2,090 reserved seating.

Don Quixote

Ballet Philippines 48th Season brings you Quintessence at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. To top the season, Ballet Philippines stages “Don Quixote” as taken from the classic of Miguel de Cervantes’ tale. The show will be at Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, CCP Main Theater, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City from February 9 to 18, 2018. Zone one reserved seating ticket is P1,500, while reserved seating with live orchestra is at P3,000.


Get a glimpse of the 60s this season and rock out to the music and lyrics of Hair by James Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot. Under the direction of Chris Millado and choreography of PJ Rebulida, see how the love story of a country boy and city girl plays out amidst the struggles of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution. Book your ticket for only P1,567.50 reserved seating on dates November 17 to Dec. 17, 2017, at Onstage Theatre 2nd Floor, Greenbelt Mall 1 Paseo de Roxas St., Makati City.

Sources: Ticketworld, Broadway World