PRISON DANCER: THE MUSICAL made it’s world premiere as a fully mounted stage production at the NEW YORK MUSICAL THEATRE Festival in July 2012. The cast included some of the most talented Filipino-Americans from the Broadway community, including Jose Llana, Catherine Ricafort, Jeigh Madjus, Albert Guerzon, Marc delaCruz, Enrico Rodriguez, Nathan Ramos, Moses Villarama, Marcus Calderon and Albert Eisenman.

The six night run was completely sold out before Opening Night on July 20, 2012, and resulted in six standing ovations, glowing reviews from New York critics, and 3 NYMF awards for Best Ensemble Performance, Best Choreography (for Director/Choreographer) Jenn Rapp Pearl, and Outstanding Individual Performance for Jeigh Madjus.

PRISON DANCER: THE MUSICAL is in its next phase of development and will be finding its way to a stage near you in 2013. But meanwhile, don’t forget to watch the webseries here on this site, or at!