On its 21st year of bringing well-loved musicals for children of all ages, comes ‘Alice in Wonderland’ as Repertory Philippines’ Theater for Young Audiences offering, which features the charming, innocent, and smart girl Daniella Gana as the lead character.
Gana is currently on her 10th grade at the Chinese International School Manila. She has performed in several school productions like ‘Fiddler on the Roof’, ‘Creepy Crawly Christmas’, ‘When Sasha Got Sucked-up the Chimney’, ‘The Frog Prince’, ‘Children’s Letters to God’, ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’, ‘The Wiz’, and the ‘Honk’.
It was via Repertory Philippines’ ‘The Wizard of Oz’, that she had her professional theater debut as a Munchkin and as an Emerald City citizen, respectively.
She will be joined by a powerhouse cast like Chaye Mogg as Gana’s alternate for Alice, Nacho Tambunting, Jim Ferrer and Reb Atadero, Liesl Batucan, Bituin Escalante and Natalie Everett, Becca Coates, Janine Tolentino, Rachel Coates, Marie Delgado, Oliver Usison, Kendrick Ibasco, Nic Campos Joel Trinidad, Onyl Torres, James Stacey, Antonio Lane, Jay Pangilinan, Reymund Domingo, Khevin Almario, Edward Briones), Dingdong Rosales, Josh Ramirez, Chino Veguillas, Shalee Vicencio, Gold Soon, Ina Salonga, Kyla Rivera, Clark Francis dela Riva, Bobby Superales, and Bym Buhain.
The said musical is a retelling of the book by Jim Eiler with music by Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy and lyrics by Jim Eiler. It is set to open on August 17 at Onstage, 2/F, Greenbelt 1, Paseo de Roxas corner Legazpi Street, Makati City.