We’ve had the Dreamgirls, now we’ve got the Malaysian ones. hotxpress got to preview the upcoming KLPAC musical,Malaysian Girls, and we absolutely loved it.
Filled with glitz, glam and local music, the show is sure to be a hit with the audience members. Headlined by Aanantha (of THR fame), Siti Farrah Abdullah, musical theatre actress Tabitha Kong, Anrie Too and Zoe Taylor, the show boasts a line-up of some of the best up and coming musical theatre performers.
Like it or not, beauty pageants are a big deal and continue to fascinate people all over the world. The Miss Universepageant is watched by some 600 million viewers worldwide. The hit comedy Miss Congeniality starring Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock raked in almost $700 million in box office sales. Malaysians just had a taste of the beauty pageant mania with the culmination of the Miss Universe Malaysia where it was announced Kimberley Ann Estrop-Legget will represent the country at Miss Universe 2012.
“I believe this will be the first musical on a beauty pageant in Malaysia and it will certainly be hard to resist this alluring premise. Whether you are a theatre-goer or non theatre-goer, female or male audience member, you will love this musical and guaranteed to have a fun time. Malaysian Girls will be a show in every sense – from the catchy songs and explosive dance moves to the glitzy costumes and high energy performance. Not forgetting you also have Mark Beau de Silva’s witty writing. It also explores important issues that are so relevant to our society like beauty and identity” said Joe Hasham OAM, the show’s director.
Music is a key highlight of Malaysian Girls with its innovative and bold mix of chart-topping pop songs and fourteen beautiful original compositions by Malaysian singer-songwriters Khairil M. Bahar (also filmmaker of Ciplak, Relationship Status), Ariff Akhir, Ian Chow, Wani Ardy, Min’z. The beauty of singer songwriters is they write from the heart and they are powerful musical storytellers.
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