GMA Network Inc., in cooperation with Ube Media and Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity, is pleased to present “Ageless Passion 3”, a musical comedy about the vibrant life of retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban with original compositions by national artist Maestro Ryan Cayabyab.
Airing this December 5 on GTV, “Ageless Passion 3” presents the life and works of Chief Justice Panganiban in a musical that captures significant moments in his life and important milestones – from his childhood to his professional career – via a fiery ensemble portraying its visionary Chief Justice and unwavering passion to serve the country.
From the poor newspaper seller in the alleys of Sampaloc to the presidency of the most widely distributed newspaper in our country; from a modest Catholic to a counselor of the Holy Father in the Vatican; from a frustrated graduate candidate to the father of five wonderful children who each achieved his impossible dream of graduating from an American genealogical university; from a shoe shine to the boardrooms of the biggest blue chips in our part of planet Earth; and from a frustrated chemical engineer to a reluctant lawyer and the country’s top magistrate. Chief Justice Panganiban’s core judicial philosophy can be summed up as “Freedom and Prosperity under the Rule of Law” – justice and employment; freedoms and food; ethics and economics; democracy and development; one is useless without the other.
Chief Justice Panganiban is now a sought-after speaker, columnist, administrator and advisor at many publicly traded companies, the country’s largest corporations and philanthropic foundations.
The musical offers an emphatic message encapsulated in the songs “The Newsboy” and “Ageless Passion”, where themes of optimism and faith amid hardships and life’s turning points are emphasized to inspire young people and society. young generation of lawyers and professionals.
“Ageless Passion 3” features 18 original music by Maestro Ryan with a libretto by Kristian Jeff Agustin – a rising lyricist who completed his Master of Arts in Visual Culture (with merit) from the University of Westminster and is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Art and design at the Manchester School of Art, UK. He worked as a clerk in the office of Chief Justice Panganiban at the Supreme Court.
For Chief Justice Panganiban’s 85th birthday, “Ageless Passion 3” will be available on free television. The musical is directed by artists Topper Fabregas, Cris Villonco, Michael Williams, Lynn Sherman and Bart Guingona, as well as a special opening song by Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle accompanied by the Manila Symphony Orchestra.
Produced by Donna May Lina, “Ageless Passion 3” is directed by Bart Guingona and produced for television by Louie Ignacio. Rember Gelera gives further direction for this year’s edition.
Don’t miss “Ageless Passion 3” on GTV this December 5th at 10pm
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