Monday, September 20, 2010

Gian Madrigal to do Robbie Hart in 9 Works Theatrical’s The Wedding Singer the Musical Comedy

Love finds its way to Manila now that 9 Works Theatrical presents The Wedding Singer the Musical Comedy in the stage of Meralco Theater from October 23 to November 14. The musical comedy is based from the 1998 New Line Cinema movie that features Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore with the same title. The movie made the song “Grow Old with You” popular as the movie crosses from the big screen to stage of Broadway in 2006.

The role Robbie Hart that Sandler played in the movie will be performed by GMA 7’ Gian Madrigal who also did the role of Roger in 9 Works Theatrical’s Rent the Musical. Hart is a wedding singer from Ridgefield, New Jersey and engaged with his long-time girlfriend Linda played by Myrene Santos but instead going straight marriage they broke up and turns Robbie’s life upside down. He met Julia Sulivan played by ABS-CBN’s Iya Villana (Shiela Valderrama – alternate) who is a waitress at the wedding reception where he usually performs.

From his last project with 9 Works Theatrical which is Rent, Gian mentioned that he is grateful that they trusted him and give him a role in The Wedding Singer. Gian’s statement was seconded by the director the local production of the musical play Robbie Guevarra that during his (Madrigal) audition in Rent he sees the potential of the actor of doing Hart’s role. Gian also mentioned that the theme song of the Wedding Singer is one of his favorite where he always sings it with his wife.

The 9 Works Theatrical production of The Wedding Singer includes performers like Nikki Valdez, Analin Bantug, Johann dela Fuente , Lorenz Martinez, Enchang Kaimo, Jeremy Aguado, Chinie Nepomuceno, Arnold Trinidad, James Stacey, Shelyn Tayanes, Mian Dimacali, Mark Tayag, Myrene Santos, Jonjon Martin, Bym Buhain, Sylveth Ong-Iko, Harold Cruz, Ikey Canoy, Peachy Atilano, Francis Matheu, Sab Jose, Miguel Vasquez, Jenny Villegas and Nikki Guevara. production team of the local presentation of the musical comedy is headed by the Director Robbie Guevara, Musical Director Rodel Colmenar conducting the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra, Choreographer Francis Matheu, Vocal Coach Onyl Torres, Scenographer Mio Infante, Lighting Designer Martin Esteva, Sound Designer Chuck Ledesma and Costume Stylist Rosanna Aranaz. The Production Team is composed of Executive Producer Santi Santamaria, Production Manager Sunshine Domine, Technical Director Paul Domine, PR and Publicity Consultant Toots Tolentino. PR Director Christopher de Venecia, PR Manager Jonjon Martin, Marketing Manager Shelyn Tayanes, Stage Manager Lambert de Jesus, and Company Manager Anna Santamaria.

THE WEDDING SINGER is presented through a special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI), 421 West 54th Street, New York, New York 10019. It’s play date is on October 23, 24, 29, 30, 31, November 5, 6, 7, 13 and 14, 2010, where Friday, Saturday and Sunday shows at 8 p.m. with Saturday matinees at 3:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 4 p.m. For tickets and inquiries, you may call 586.7105, 557.5860, 0917.554.5560, or visit

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clatot said...

For tickets to the October 30, 330pm show, visit:

Or email
Or call/text 0917-8852526 or 0922-8351585

See you on Oct 30!

Anonymous said...

for tickets to the november 7 8pm schedule, contact Onay @ 0918.536.2116 or visit

Celebrate a night of music and laughter as love finds you! Catch The Wedding Singer Musical =)

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