Be enchanted with Resorts World Manila’s Cinderella

CInderella this Cinderella that! oh yes, the classic Cinderella tale comes to life as Resorts World Manila brings the epic production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella at the award-winning Newport Performing Arts Theater (NPAT). It began last October 10, it will

Some of you might not know but Cinderella was originally written for television, it was based on the popular French version Cendrillion by Charles Perrault. The TV musical featured Julie Andrews and Jon Cypher as Price Christopher. First broadcasted in 1957 on CBS, it was viewed by over 107 million people during its network premiere.

The story, which has since been re-made for Broadway and the big screen, has captivated millions the world over. Come October 10, the ultimate one-stop, nonstop entertainment and tourism destination RWM will bring the magic of Cinderella back to Manila as its latest musical offering. 

“In the interest of theater arts, we have to invest because audiences expect to see something better, more glamorous, and more “bonggacious” than the previous production,” said RWM Chief Entertainment Officer Colin Kerr. “What we have done before, that becomes the norm and we always try to do better with subsequent productions. That’s something that Resorts World Manila always aims to do-- we always try to give a wow factor,” Kerr added

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Slipping on the famous glass slippers to play the title role of RWM’s fourth major production is TV and stage luminary Karylle Tatlonghari, with Julia Abueva and Justine Peña serving as alternates. Asia’s Pop Idol Christian Bautista, on the other hand, will fill the role of Prince Christopher with up and coming thespian Fred Lo as his alternate.

The musical also features a supporting cast consisting of some of the most noted stage performers in the country with no less than the First Lady of Philippine Musical Theater, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo playing the role of Fairy Godmother. Also joining the all-Filipino ensemble are Pinky Marquez, Sweet Plantado, Sheila Francisco, Miguel Faustmann, Maronne Cruz, Giannina Ocampo and Red Concepcion.

Tasked to flesh out the enchantment of Resorts World Manila’s Cinderella is veteran theater actor and director Michael Stuart Williams. Working closely with Williams is a creative team composed of world-class artists and professionals including renowned stage designer and director Andrew Botha from South Africa and costume designer and creator Aksana Sidarava from Belarus. The musical will be scored by the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Rodel Colmenar.

For show schedules and complete details about Cinderella, visit or call the Tourist Hotline at (02) 908-8833. For ticket inquiries and reservations, visit the RWM Box Office located near the main casino entrance or call (02) 891-9999. Tickets are also available at TicketNet, TicketWorld, and SM Ticket outlets.

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