News and Updates
Azure Beach Club is all set to push the envelope further with another event on 22nd August with a one night only event dubbed as “Supper Theater”. Five fantastic theater performers in the country who has performed in numerous box-office productions here and abroad are coming to Cebu. OJ Mariano, Lorenz Martinez, Sheila Valderrama, Sweet Plantado and Carla Guevara-Laforteza will be performing in Azure for a special musical complemented by cocktail and signature Azure dishes served family style, something that hasn’t been done yet in Cebu.
Here’s a short profile of the night’s performers.
CARLA GUEVARA – LAFORTEZA
Known for being one of the strongest vocalists in Philippine theatre and a fearless stage performer, Carla is no stranger in delivering nothing but the best performances, here and abroad. All with critical acclaim, Carla was last seen on the Philippine stage as The Dragon in SHREK THE MUSICAL and as Alice Beineke in THE ADDAMS FAMILY . She has brought to life characters such as Kate Monster and Lucy the Slut in AVENUE Q(Manila and Singapore), Olive Ostrovsky in all 4 runs of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (Manila and Singapore), even earning a Broadway World Philippines Best Featured Actress in a Musical nomination for her performance as Guido Contini’s mistress, Carla Albanese in NINE. Other notable Musical Theatre credits include Kim/Gigi in MISS SAIGON (London cast 1995-97), Tuptim in THE KING AND I , Lucy Van Pelt in YOURE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN,Emma in SONG AND DANCE, and Maureen Johnson in RENT. She was also handpicked to be a soloist at Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil’s DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING concert at the Resorts World Manila, singing along side International Theatre Superstars Ms. Lea Salonga, David Harris and Leo Valdez with the ABS-CBN Philharmonic Orchestra under the Baton of Maestro Gerard Salonga. Carla is set to be part of the International Touring Cast of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER The Musical this July.