10 Things to Do This Weekend: February 27 to March 1

Get your British on at the Great British Festival, witness Broadway’s most fabulous musical comedy, go to the carnival, and more.

(SPOT.ph) We know you’re already looking forward to the weekend. We zero in on the events you shouldn’t miss.

 

Check out SPOT.ph’s Gig Guide: 10 Gigs and Parties to Go to This Week: February 25 to March 1

 

 

It’s going to be a weekend full of fun activities and entertainment at the Great British Festival 2015 happening from February 27 to March 1 at Bonifacio High Street in Bonifacio Global City. Tour the UK (in miniature, by foot), watch a fashion show, see a film in open air, indulge in food, get lost in the music, and more during this three-day festival and experience the best of the UK right here in Manila.

 

Also Read: Shop, Eat, and See the Best of the U.K. at the Great British Festival 2015 in BGC

 

For more information, visit the British Embassy Manila Facebook page or follow them on Twitter.

 

 

This year, 9 Works Theatrical presents a bigger, bolder, more glamorous, and a more flamboyant (but heartwarming) dance musical that will surely give you a good laugh: La Cage Aux Folles by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman based on the 1973 French play of the same title by Jean Poiret. It will be staged locally from February 28 to March 29 at the RCBC Theater, and will be directed by seasoned actor and director Robbie Guevara. Tickets are priced at P2,396, P2,084, P1,979, P1,563, and P937.

 

For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.

 


 

Officially closing the love month is Manila Shakespeare Company’s version of William Shakespeare's timeless classic about star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. The production will be staged on February 27, and March 5 and March 6 at Teatrino in Promenade, Greenhills. In this inaugural production, Rachel Coates plays Juliet and Nelsito Gomez plays Romeo, while Issa Litton will be playing Juliet's mother, Lady Capulet. It will be directed by the group's artistic director Nicanor "Nic" Campos.

 

For tickets and more information, call 0939-596-9250, click here, or e-mail mnlshakesco@gmail.com.

 

 

 

Catch PETA’s Haring Lear, a play set in a post-nuclear landscape that highlights the dramatic descent of a king into madness, opening on February 27, 7:30 p.m. at the School of Design and Arts in De La Salle-College of St. Benilde. The production runs through March 8. Tickets are priced at P1,042 and P833; P1,563 and P1,042 on Gala Night (February 27).

 

For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.

 

 

Ballet Manila, led by prima ballerina Lisa Macuja-Elizalde, celebrates its 20th anniversary gala with BM 2.0, happening on February 28, 7:30 p.m., and March 1, 3 p.m., at the Aliw Theater. Aside from a medley of classical favorites and original Filipino ballets, the concert also unveils Bloom by international choreographer Annabelle Lopez-Ochoa as its centerpiece. BM alumna Christine Rocas of the Joffrey Ballet returns as guest artist. Tickets are priced at P1,545, P1,030, and P515.

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For tickets and more information, contact 525-5967 or 400-0292, e-mail info@balletmanila.com.ph, and visit www.balletmanila.com.ph. Tickets are also available at TicketWorld. Call 891-9999 or visit www.ticketworld.com.ph.

 

Don’t miss this year’s Philippine International Jazz Festival, happening on February 28, 7:30 p.m., and March 1, 8 p.m., at the Solaire Resort and Casino. Tickets are priced at P2,655 for the Saturday show, and P10,420, P5,210, and P2,605 for the Sunday show.

 

The festival encourages artistic growth and maturity through cultural exchange, where artists may share each country's styles and traditions while strengthening international relations. The finale concert features American jazz pianist and singer Diane Schuur, a two-time Grammy Award winner, the Asosasyon ng Musikong Pilipino (AMP) Big Band, Baihana, and Rose Fostanes.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 891-9999.

 

 

Summer is just around the corner, meaning it’s time to update your wardrobe. Grab your family and friends and head over to the SuperSale Bazaar Summer Edition 2015 happening at the World Trade Center Tent on February 27 until March 1 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Enjoy over 300 brands and hourly raffles. Find the best brands under one tent to complete your beach babe look! Tickets will be available at the venue.

 

For more information, e-mail supersalebazaar@yahoo.com or contact 0917-877-8252. Visit the Super Sale Bazaar Facebook page and follow them on Twitter.

 

 

Travel to South America and revel in the streets for the annual Brasilipinas Carnaval 2015 at the Rockwell Tent on Friday, February 27, from 8pm onwards.

 

Now on its 8th year, let loose to the samba, batucada, and all-around good vibes of local and international performers. Explore the street food stalls and rip up the floor with Imperatriz Filipinense, Eileen Sison and the Escola de Samba de Manila with Maracuja Drummers, Brigada, DJ Romeo Cavalcante, and host, Luanne Pasinatto.

 

Guests will also get to decide who is the best samba dancer of them all so polish your moves and shake the ground with the best of Brazil in Manila on. Tickets are priced at P350 each, available at the Power Plant Mall Concierge (near Mango).

 

For inquiries, call 0915-566-0656.

 

 

To celebrate the new service of Philippine Airlines, which will be flying straight to New York starting March 2015, join the PAL New York, New York! Run on February 28 in Bonifacio Global City. Registration is priced at P500 (3K), P600 (5K), P700 (10K), and P800 (16K). You may register online or at the following sites:

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  • RUNNR Bonifacio Global City
  • Toby's SM Mall of Asia
  • Toby's SM The Block
  • Toby's Shangri-La

 

To register, click here.

 

 

AmCham Foundation is gearing up for the 4th ScholaRUN on March 1 at Bonifacio Global City. Proceeds from this event will be used to fund the foundation's scholarship program. Reunite and continue to help the less fortunate youth make their dreams come true! Registration is priced at P500 (3K), P550 (5K), and P600 (10K). You may register at the following Chris Sports branches:

 

  • Festival Mall
  • Glorietta 3
  • Market! Market!
  • SM Megamall
  • SM Mall of Asia

 

For more information, call 834-0184 or 551-8060.

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