Music Artes Inc. is proud and now ready to bring to Manila the 3-time Grammy and Academy Award Winner of highly-acclaimed composer Stephen Schwartz’s spectacular new production; Godspell!

The award-winning play will run for 2 weekends, from June 17-19 and June 24-26 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium of RCBC Plaza in Makati. The show features an all Filipino powerhouse cast led by Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo playing as Mary, Jef Flores as Jesus and OJ Mariano as Judas. Other cast members include Shiela Valderrama-Martinez, Caisa Borromeo, Poppert Bernadas, Topper Fabregas, Red Concepcion, Abi Sulit, Maronne Cruz, Rhenz Gabalonzo, and Gab Pangilinan.

Based largely on the Gospel of Matthew, Godspell narrates the parables of Jesus Christ presented in a musical, various storytelling techniques and big comical timing. The 8-run show offers different genres from pop, worship and even rap complimenting harmoniously.

The show is not only boosting with a powerhouse cast but so is its artistic team notable for their craft; Directed by critically known, multi-awarded Anton Juan, Ph.D. with musical direction of Ejay Yatco, choreography by Dexter Santos, production design by Otto Hernandez and lighting design by John Batalla.

Originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak and the first major musical theater from Stephen Schwartz who crafted Wicked, Pippin, and Children Of Eden. Originally produced in New York by Eden Lansbury, Stuart Duncan and Joseph Beruh.

Godspell is brought to you by Music Artes, Inc., by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd. and Music Theatre International, assisted by Fulness of Christ International Ministries and Land Registration Systems.

For inquiries, call 895-8098, 519-3603, 577-1046 or email them at musicartes.manila@gmail.com; tickets are available at Ticket World call 891-9999 or visit ticketworld.com.ph

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