By Totel V. de Jesus
In his early years, before he became one of the leading figures of abstract expressionism in the last century, Mark Rothko had a short-lived career in theater.
By Bart Guingona
RED” by John Logan is a play that won almost every major theatrical award in London when it premiered in 2009, then repeated the feat in New York when it opened the following year.
The Necessary Theatre proudly announces the Asian premiere of “Red”, the 2010 Tony Award winner for best play written by American writer John Logan about the famous abstract expressionist artist Mark Rothko.
By Marge C. Enriquez
Douglas Nierras is a luminescent choreographer: He could set his dancers ablaze.
By Gibbs Cadiz
For actor-director José Mari Avellana, who died of aneurysm Sunday, it was an all-too-brief Indian summer. But while it lasted, it was a dazzling, sometimes heart-stopping, reminder of all the brilliance, substance and drama that must have attended the high noon of the man’s career in Philippine theater and the arts. In January 2008, 15 [...]
By Marge Enriquez
Every time I end my one-woman dance-theater show, I, this solitary figure, stand upstage held up by loop of thin rope. Slowly I am hoisted, usually with the set as part of my costume. There’s nothing to it, just a mere elevation from the ground, no fancy flying maneuvers. The flight is held long enough [...]