Last Wednesday (April 24) the biggest names in the entertainment industry united as they all paid tribute to the one and only German Moreno or Kuya Germs, as he is fondly addressed by many, for his continuing efforts to discover, build, and nurture stars in the Philippine world of showbiz.
Held at the plush Newport Performing Arts Theater, Resorts World Manila, well-known personalities from radio, television, and the movies gathered to share their love and recognize the man who brought out their star potentials and helped shape their destinies.
Gloria Romero, Susan Roces, Nora Aunor, Sharon Cuneta, Janno Gibbs, Manilyn Reynes, Dawn Zulueta, Raymond Lauchengco, Jackielou Blanco, Rachel Alejandro, Pilita Corrales, Carmen Soriano, Elizabeth Ramsey, Jean Garcia, John Nite, Glaiza De Castro, Tina Paner, Sheryl Cruz, Keempee De Leon, Dulce, Jessa Zaragosa, Gary Valenciano, Martin Nievera, Pops Fernandez, Jaya, Vina Morales, and David Pomeranz are only some of the names who will surely surprise viewers not only with their performances but also with their memorable moments with KuyaGerms.
Today’s hottest stars will also be there in support of their colleagues and their great respect for the Master Showman—Dingdong Dantes, Marian Rivera, Regine Velasquez-Alcasid, Rachelle Ann Go, Mark Bautista, Gian Magdangal, Jolina Magdangal, Julie Anne San Jose, La Diva, Frencheska Farr, and the fabulous Club Mwah dancers.
Ready to show off their dance moves are today’s newest breed of artists namely Alden Richards, Aljur Abrenica, Barbie Forteza, Bea Binene, Billy Crawford, Derrick Monasterio, Diva Montelaba, Down to Mars, Enzo Pineda, Jake Vargas, Janine Gutierrez, Joyce Ching, Julian Trono, Kim Rodriguez, Kris Bernal, Kristoffer Martin, Lexi Fernandez, Louise Delos Reyes, Mark Herras, Mayton Eugenio, Sef Cadayona, Steven Silva, Winwyn Marquez, Yssa Muhlach, and Yassi Pressman.
Overall direction and supervision by Al Quinn, directed for stage by Floy Quintos, and directed for television by Louie Ignacio together with a pool of writers and musical directors with lead choreographer Geleen Eugenio, the tribute will surely be a non-stop, all-star musical extravaganza conceived to express the true meaning of “Entertainment”.
Making this momentous occasion doubly special is the grand launch of the coffee table book titled Kuya Germs: 50 Years in Showbiz created by GMA Network in honor of Kuya Germs. The book contains the Master Showman’s life experiences, from his humble beginnings as a janitor and theater actor to discovering stars and hosting his own show.
Don’t miss the grandest and most spectacular TV special with the airing of 50 Years with the Master Showman this Saturday, April 27 on GMA-7.