MEET: Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, 1st Lady of Musical Theatre | Filipino Pride Advocates

Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo
Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo plays the role of the central female figure Joy whose name translates to an E-heads’ bestseller song, Ligaya.

Meet Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, Artistic Director of Full House Theater Company – creator of the “Ang Huling El Bimbo (AHEB)” hit Filipino musical based on the legacy of 90s indie music icon Eraserheads.

Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo plays many roles both off stage and on stage as the chief of Resorts World Manila’s performing arts company and as a theater performer.

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On AHEB she plays the role of the central female figure Joy whose name translates to an E-heads’ bestseller song, Ligaya.

AHEB, first staged in 2018 and extended in 2019 due to insistent public demand, is on its Final Run.

In an interview with Good News Pilipinas before a performance at the Newport Performing Arts Theater, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo shared how she manages to balance her work and personal life. The FHTC chief also revealed her thoughts on “Ang Huling El Bimbo” going on its last run, her upcoming projects, and why she is proud of being Filipino.

WATCH Menchu Lauchengo-Yulo together with Gian Magdangal and the Ang Huling El Bimbo on stage for the musical’s final run until August 18, 2019.

Meet: Menchu Lauchengo-Yulo, Filipino Pride Advocate!

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