“Tabing Ilog,” the hit early 2000s youth-oriented series, is officially making its comeback as a stage musical!
Just yesterday, February 6, ABS-CBN formally introduced the musical’s cast members. It includes artists of different backgrounds, from experienced theater actors, Star Dreamers, girl group members, and reality show alums, among others.
In terms of the roles they will portray, Hanie Jarar, Sky Quizon, and Ian Pangilinan will alternate as Jovic. It was originally played by John Lloyd Cruz.
Patrick Garcia's role, James, will be played by Jem Macatuno, Gabby Sarmiento, and Gian Wang, while Batit Espiritu and Emjay Sevilla will take on Paolo Contis' role, Badong.
Fonzy, who was originally portrayed by Baron Geisler, will be played by Elysdon De Dios, Vino Malabot, and Argel Saycon.
Mia Canton, Belle Delos Reyes, and Abby Trinidad will alternate in the role of George. It was originally portrayed by Jodi Sta. Maria.
Meanwhile, Desiree Del Valle's role, Corinne will be alternately portrayed by Lou Yanong, Missy Quino, and Teetin Villanueva. Abi Kassem, Gab Pangilinan, and Kiara Takahashi, on the other hand, will alternate in the role of Eds, originally portrayed by Kaye Abad.
All-new characters portrayed by Lie Reposposa, Noel Comia, Art Guma, Ian Hermogenes, Franco Ramos, and Brei Binuya will also be included in the musical.
Joanne Co, Agot Isidro, Jojit Lorenzo, and Paolo O'Hara will also be part of the show.
“Tabing Ilog: The Musical” will start its run this March 2020 at the Dolphy Theater. For those who are interested, you can get tickets at ktx.abs-cbn.com.
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