In case you have already began planning your activities in 2017, you might want to check out the list of theater plays, performances and musicals happening in the Philippines next year.

We have rounded up all of them to make it easier for you to plan your itinerary in 2017, including their schedules, ticket prices and where to  get them. Check out the list below.

January 2017

Hello Kitty Live: Fashion & Friends

Enter the world of Hello Kitty as the interactive show will be live in Manila to stage the adventures and the latest development in the life of everyone’s favorite Japanese cat.

Schedule: Dec. 20 – Jan. 1

Venue: Meralco Theater

Tickets:  P 5,748 - P 3,135

DOM (Dirty Old Musical)

The musical play is about “The Bench Boys”, a male group band in the 80s who had a one-time big time hit and disbanded after sometime due to personality differences among other reasons. The 2017 show is a rerun after its successful shows in September.

Schedule: Jan. 19 – 28

Venue: Music Museum

Tickets: P2,160 VIP – P1,080 General Admission (GA)

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

The comedy play is a story that revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings, two of whom live together, and takes place during a visit by the third, Masha, who supports them.

Schedule: Jan. 20 to Feb. 12

Venue: Onstage Theatre

Tickets: P1,045 VIP – P627 GA

Noli Me Tangere, The Opera

The opera, authored in 1953 by composer Felipe De Leon and librettist Guillermo Tolentino in pure Tagalog, is based on the eponymous 1887 novel of the national hero Dr. Jose Rizal.

Schedule: Jan. 28 – Feb. 3

Venue: Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, CCP Main Theater

Tickets: P 3,605 VIP - P 1,030 (GA)

February 2017


“Wicked” is a musical told from the perspective of the witches of the Land of Oz. It tells the story of two unlikely friends, Elphaba and Glinda, which plot begins before and continues after Dorothy's arrival in Oz from Kansas.

Schedule: Opens on Feb. 2

Venue: The Theatre at Solaire

Tickets: P 7,000 VIP – P1,750 GA

Gianni Schicchi

This one act opera was originally composed to be the third and final part of three one-act operas called “Trittico.” Out of the three operas, Gianni Schicchi emerged as the most popular after it was first staged at the Metropolitan Theater in New York in 1912.

Schedule: Feb. 12, 18, 25 and 26

Venue: TIU Theater

Tickets: P 938.72

Don Quixote: Ballet Manila's 21st Performance Season

“Don Quixote” is based on the iconic Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes. It follows the advenutres of Don Quixote, his companion Sancho Panza and young lovers Kitri and Basilio.

Schedule: Feb. 24 - 26

Venue: Aliw Theater, CCP Complex

Tickets: P1,545 VIP – P515 GA

Swan Lake: Ballet Philippines 47th Season

"Swan Lake,” one of the greatest classical ballets of all time,  is a story of love and forgiveness that transcends time and borders. The performance concludes Ballet Philippines' 47th season.

Schedule: Feb. 24 to March 5

Venue: Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo, CCP Main Theater

Tickets: P3,000 VIP – P300 GA (Gala Night); P1,500 VIP – P300 GA

Ballet Manila: Revenge of the Classics

Ballet Manila are set to take the stage performing “Don Quixote.” This will conclude the 21 years of performance of the ballet group.Schedule: Feb. 24 -26

Venue: Aliw Theater, Pasay City

Tickets: P1,500 VIP – P500 GA

March 2017

Fun Home

Fun Home is a musical which story concerns Bechdel's discovery of her own sexuality, her relationship with her gay father, and her attempts to unlock the mysteries surrounding his life.

Schedule: March 10 -19

Venue: Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium

Tickets: P 4,180 VIP - P 1,567.50 GA

May 2017

Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones

“Sticks, Stones, Broken Bones” is a shadow puppet comedy theatre show from the award winning, Bunk Puppets.

Schedule: May 3 – 7

Venue: PETA Theater Center

Tickets: P 938.72

June 2017

PAW Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue

The musical is based on the hit animated TV series on Nickelodeon, “PAW Patrol.” It brings everybody's favorite pups live on stage.

Schedule: June 3 - 4

Venue: Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila

Tickets: P4,200 VIP - P2,400 GA

Tickets to all of these events are available at

Check back on this story as we will continue to add more events, musicals, plays and theater performances that will be happening in the Philippines.

What do you think of the theater performances happening in Manila in 2017? Which one will you be seeing? Let us know in the comments section below.