By Walter Ang
The peeling wall paint and crumbling papier–mâché ornaments in the Music Museum’s lobby may have been an indication of the state of its lighting systems. But it was most likely the aftereffects of Typhoon “Glenda” (which had left Manila only the night before) that caused the lights to go off three-fourths into GODinUs Productions’ opening night of “Flipzoids.”
By Alman Dave Quiboquibo
While I sat quietly in the front row of the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ Tanghalang Huseng Batute, still reeling from the mix of amusement and shock at the opening scene of Joy Ann Icayan’s “Last Ten Minutes,” my seatmate muttered, “writer na naman” when it was revealed that Eric, the protagonist in this dissection of sadness of promiscuity set inside a motel room, was an author of romance novels.
By Rody Vera
The first time former Tanghalang Pilipino artistic director Herbie Go and I talked about doing “something that we really, really want to do” was just after a Tokyo-held Asian theater collaboration we both participated in (with director Jose Estrella).
The Peta Theater Center, the Cultural Center of the Philippines, and British Council Philippines present “The Price of Everything” by British performer Daniel Bye on Thursday, July 10, 7 p.m., at the Peta Studios.
By TJ Burgonio and Bayani San Diego Jr.
Malacañang released the list of the new National Artists late Friday night but one name was conspicuously missing.