Heads up, theater fans! After four years, the hit musical Ang Huling El Bimbo is officially returning to the stage in April 2023 with new cast.
On Dec. 27, the Newport World Resorts’ Full House Theater Company (FHTC) revealed the full cast of the hit musical for its return in 2023.
The original cast members, Gian Magdangal, Gab Pangilinan, and Topper Fabregas will return to their lead roles as Hector, young Joy, and young Anthony, respectively. Other cast members who will reprise their roles are Jamie Wilson as Sergeant Banlaoi and Sheila Francisco as Tiya Dely.
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Joining the team is the veteran recording artist and music producer Nino Alejandro will play as Anthony.
The role of Emman will be played by indie folk artist Bullet Dumas, who recently made his theater debut earlier this year. He played Andres Bonifacio in the musical play 2Bayani: Isang Rock Opera Alay Kay Andres Bonifacio. Gawad Buhay award-winning theater actor Paw Castillo, meanwhile, will play as young Emman.
GMA-7’s The Clash grand finalist Anthony Rosaldo will play young Hector and voice teacher Katrine Sunga as Joy.
Ang Huling El Bimbo The Musical is directed by Dexter Santos and written by Dingdong Novenario.
The official show dates and ticket details have yet to be announced.
The hit musical tells the story of the friendship of Joy, Hector, Anthony, and Emman, featuring the music of Eraserheads, which recently had its reunion concert.