• ‘Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros’ hits the stage

    Jayvhot Galang as Maxie and Jojo Riguerra as Kuya Victor

    Jayvhot Galang as Maxie and Jojo Riguerra as Kuya Victor

    Bit by Bit Company, in cooperation with the PETA Theater Center and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, proudly brings to the stage Maxie the Musicale: Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros, a coming-of-age musical about a gay teen who is torn between his love for a young cop and his loyalty to his family.

    Based on Michiko Yamamoto’s screenplay Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros (2005), Maxie the Musicale features book and lyrics by Nicolas Pichay, music by William Elvin Manzano, JJ Pimpinio, and Janine Santos, and direction and choreography by Dexter Santos.

    Maxie the Musicale tells the story of Maxie who belongs to a family of crooks living in a downtown community where daily living is a struggle to survive, in ways legal or not.

    The cast is led by Jayvhot Galang (Maximo Oliveros), Roeder Camañag and Nazer Salcedo (alternating as Paco Oliveros), Jojo Riguerra (Victor Perez), Al Gatmaitan and OJ Mariano (alternating as Boy Oliveros), and Jay Gonzaga (Bogs Oliveros).

    The other members of the cast are Aaron Ching (Nar), Nomer Limatog, Jr. (Leslie), Teetin Villanueva (Monique), Eo De Guzman and Merdin Mojica (alternating as Peter), and Greg de Leon (Chief Dominguez).

    Maxie the Musicale runs from November 9 to December 8 with shows on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 8pm and matinee shows on Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm. All performances are at the PETA Theater Center, No. 5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City.

    For show information, call (0917) 842-7346 or email maximooliverosmusical@yahoo.com. Follow Maxie on Twitter.


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