‘Silver Lining’: A Musical Spectacle of Hope and Redemption is Coming to the Stage this October

MANILA, Philippines—With the world of the stage continuing to make its presence felt, Rockitwell Studios and musicArtes Inc. are set to bring an uplifting musical experience with“Silver Lining” this October 2023.

Created by Galerie Joaquin’s Jack Teotico (music and lyrics) and Palanca-awardee Joshua Lim So (book and lyrics), the musical is slated to be directed by PETA’s Artistic Director Maribel Legarda (Rak of Aegis, Care Divas), with musical direction, arrangement, and additional music by Vince Lim (Walang Aray).

The limited 6 performance-show will run from October 20-22 and October 27-29 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza in Makati.

Image Courtesy of Rockitwell Studios.

In a heartwarming narrative reminiscent of a nostalgic reunion, ‘Silver Lining’ delves into the lives of three lifelong friends who, having traversed the corridors of an elite boys’ high school, reunite decades later to commemorate their Golden Anniversary Homecoming with a musical extravaganza. The trio assembles not just their own talents but those of their devoted spouses and spirited teenage offspring, driven by a shared fervor for their performance. Yet, anticipation gives way to dismay as time constraints dictate that their band’s show can encompass only three numbers.

Amidst the echoes of dashed hopes, a remarkable twist awaits. The trio’s disappointment crystallizes into newfound inspiration, steering their creative compass towards a musical production instead. This intricate transformation unravels a cascade of reminiscences, unearthing their teenage exploits and university escapades, knitting together a tale of bygone days. The journey unfolds in dual timelines, oscillating between the tumultuous epoch of the 70s and the intricate tapestry of contemporary youth.

Within ‘Silver Lining,’ the tapestry of recollection converges with the canvas of today, interweaving the essence of resilience and revival. Ultimately, this enchanting narrative encapsulates a beacon of optimism and transformation, underscoring the essence of hope and redemption.

Mark your calendars for a spellbinding theatrical experience that will unfold across six exclusive showings:

  • October 20 (Friday) 8 PM
  • October 21 (Saturday) 8 PM
  • October 22 (Sunday) 3 PM
  • October 27 (Friday) 8 PM
  • October 28 (Saturday) 8 PM
  • October 29 (Sunday) 3 PM

Tickets are available from September and the cast announcement is yet to follow. For interested show and section buyers, contact silverliningmusical2023@gmail.com; johnmarkyap29@gmail.com; and (+639) 77 827 9005