Happy New Year! Some Great News to start off 2012!

Congratulations goes out to the Creative Team of Prison Dancer: The Musical  Launching March 2012!

Prison Dancer is an original interactive musical web series inspired by the viral Youtube phenomenon, the “Dancing Inmates of Cebu.” Featuring a cast of Youtube stars and some of the most exciting Filipino musical talent emerging in North America, Prison Dancer is “Glee meets Miss Saigon” wrapped in a “choose your own”adventure. Filled with catchy pop tunes, star-crossed lovers, and engaging interactive elements, Prison Dancer brings together the best of Broadway and Youtube entertainment and takes transmedia storytelling to the next level.

Music and Lyrics by Romeo Candido. Written by Romeo Candido and Carmen De Jesus. Directed by Romeo Candido. Produced by Ana Serrano. Starring Mikey Bustos, Jeigh Madjus, Catherine Ricafort, Matt Wells, Ron Josol, Nicco Lorenzo Garcia, Norman Alconcel, Pierre Bayuga and Joseph Sevillo.


GOOD IN THE HOOD

Prison Dancer: The Musical was written and selected to be presented on stage in 2010 – first at Toronto’s fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre‘s Potluck Festival, at the Factory Studio Theatre, and then again at the SummerWorks Theatre Festival as part of  their Musical Works in Concert program.

Actor Nicco Lorenzo Garcia who plays the role of Shakespeare won the Dora Mavor Moore Award for “Outstanding Performance by a Male” for his work on CBT’s PEOPLE POWER. In addition, Romeo Candido received an “Outstanding Sound Design/Composition” Nomination for his work on PEOPLE POWER!

Good in the Hood, Indeed!

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