Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Muzikal Is Streaming for Free
Check it out on CCP's YouTube channel.
(SPOT.ph) If the weekend streaming of Ang Huling El Bimbo got you excited about what Philippine theater has to offer, then you're in for a treat. The Cultural Center of the Philippines announced that they're streaming Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Muzikal on May 30, Saturday, through their YouTube channel. All shows on their digital library go live at 3 p.m., and are available online for one week.
Zsazsa Zaturnnah Ze Muzikal, which is based on Carlo Vergara’s graphic novel Ang Kagila-gilalas na Pakikipagsapalaran ni Zsazsa Zaturnnah, was staged on and off from 2006 to 2011 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). One of Tanghalang Pilipino's long-running shows, it was previously announced that the theater company's including the musical in its 35th theater season (2021 to 2022). But the schedule may change, considering that CCP is closed all the way until December amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Zsazsa Zaturnnah (played by Eula Valdez) is a Filipino superheroine who stands out for her red hair and muscular physique. Her alter ego Ada is an effeminate homosexual male who didn't exactly have a great childhood, thanks to his late father who abused him for being gay. After moving into a new town to start a "normal" life, Ada finds a rock that lets him transform into a crime-fighting Zsazsa Zaturnnah. The stage musical is written by Chris Martinez with original music and composition by Vincent De Jesus. It is directed by Chris Millado.