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Newport Performing Arts Theater

A majestic venue for concerts, plays, musicals, exclusive productions, and more.



Friday 8PM | Saturday 8PM | Sunday 3PM



At the center of Newport World Resorts is the Newport Performing Arts Theater, a majestic venue for concerts, plays, musicals, exclusive productions, and more.

The theater, with over 1,710 seats, boasts of the biggest LED screen in Asia, which provides dynamic video backdrops for events and shows. The stage, the widest in the Philippines, is equipped with two Euro-LED screens equipped with 3D effects, a complex fly system and a revolving stage, and is supported by intelligent lights and state-of-the-art digital audio system.

The Newport Performing Arts Theater was designed by prominent Hong Kong-based interior design expert Joseph Sy, which won him the coveted 2011 Perspective Awards-Certificate of Excellence and the 2011 Asia Pacific Interior Design Silver Award. The Newport Performing Arts Theater also earned the distinction of being BroadwayWorld Philippines’ Best Theatrical Venue for 2011, and was one of the top six contenders in the Leisure and Entertainment class of the Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards.

The theater’s luxurious vestibule is large enough to be an events venue by itself, with its elegant design highlighted by K9 crystal-festooned chandeliers and a mirror sculpture by world-class sculptor Impy Pilapil.

Now a regular venue for patrons of the Philippine theater arts, the Newport Performing Arts Theater has hosted major musical productions such as KAOS, The Sound of Music, The King and I, and Cinderella. By 2015, Newport World Resorts’ production outfit Full House Theater Company produced its first major all-Filipino production entitled Bituing Walang Ningning: The Musical, followed by another international adaptation with ANNIE in 2016 and British musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in 2017.

2018, 2019, and 2023 saw the hit musical Ang Huling El Bimbo grace the stage with 175 shows in total. Captivating more than 220,000 live audiences and over 7 million online viewers, the musical reached icon status in the history of Philippine theater, emerging as the most-watched Filipino musical to date. These magnificent productions have captivated audiences with the grandeur of Philippine theater.

TV audiences may also recognize the Newport Performing Arts Theater as the venue of the highly popular reality television singing competition, The Voice of the Philippines.

The elegant design and state-of-the-art features of the Newport Performing Arts Theater make watching any show here an experience unlike any other.