Who is the musical arranger of Katy The Musical?
Directed by Nestor Torre, Katy The Musical features original music composed by Ryan Cayabyab, interpreted live by the AMP Nonet Band under the baton of musical director Mel Villena and libretto by Jose Javier Reyes.
What is the theme or concept of Katy The Musical?
Katy! the Musical is a Filipino–language biographical musical based on the life of Katy de la Cruz, considered the “Queen of Philippine vaudeville and jazz” with music by Ryan Cayabyab and story and libretto by Jose Javier Reyes. Katy!
Who starred the title role of the musical play title Katy?
Based on the life of bodabil queen Katy dela Cruz, who died in 2004, “Katy!” premiered in 1989 with Mitch Valdes in the title role. Ryan Cayabyab composed the music, while Jose Javier Reyes wrote the book and lyrics. Nestor Torre directed the show, which also starred Celeste Legaspi and Bernardo Bernardo.
Who is the composer of minsan ang Minahal ay ako?
Jose Javier Reyes
And I [still] can’t get over the fact that two songs from the musical “Katy” (“Ang Mundo ay Entablado” and “Minsan ang Minahal ay Ako,” with lyrics by Jose Javier Reyes) would become some kind of anthem for Filipino musical theater artists.
What is the conflict in Katy?
Katy is a tall untidy tomboy, forever getting into scrapes but wishing to be beautiful and beloved. When a terrible accident makes her an invalid, her illness and four-year recovery gradually teach her to be as good and kind as she has always wanted.
What is the longest running musical of CCP?
MAGSIMULA KA, THE MUSICAL (Magsimula Ka!) by Gines Tan, was staged at the CCP Main Theater from April 7 to 24, 1988. As the winner of the CCP Playwriting Contest in 1983, it became one of the longest running musicals at the CCP.
Why did Taylor and Katy hate each other?
The pair had apparently turned into frenemies due to the backup dancers for Tay’s tour jumping ship and going on to tour with Katy instead. This started their huge rift, with some fans wondering if their ex John Mayer, who they dated two years apart, also played a part in why they started to distance from each other.