Bit by Bit Company’s “Maxie the Musical” 2020 cast was just released. The musical is based on the iconic film “Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros”.
Maxie the Musical 2020 company is composed of Aldo Vencilao, Bodjie Pascua, Boo Gabunada, Chaye Mogg, David Ezra, Felicity Kyle Napuli, Fritz Esase, Giob Rodriguez, Gwyneth Dorado, Helene Enriquez, Joann Co, John Clyde Talili, Jom Logdat, Joshua Bulot, Lance Reblando, Luis Padilla, Natasha Cabrera, Paw Castillo, Phi Palmos, and Reynald Santos.
Original cast members who are returning to the slums of Sampaloc, Manila are Roeder Camañag, Nazer Salcedo, Jay Gonzaga, Greg de Leon, Jules Dela Paz, and Elliot Eustacio.
It has been six years since the original staging of the show which starred Jayvhot Galang as Maxie and Jojo Riguerra as Victor. Riguerra continued performing in theater as well as TV, while Jayvhot is now a drag performer at O Bar Philippines.
Maxie the Musical with book and lyrics is by Nicolas Pichay and music by William Elvin Manzano, JJ Pimpinio, and Janine Santos (music), is set to open in July 2020. It will be at the Hyundai Hall, Areté in Ateneo de Manila University.