By Cora Llamas
Tanghalang Pilipino’s “Pahimakas sa Isang Ahente” has got to be one of the longest straight (meaning nonmusical) staged dramas in recent history. Clocking at nearly four hours, it’s a bittersweet tale of a once charismatic and perpetually optimistic man on the verge of losing his dreams, his soul and his family (in a manner of speaking).
Dulaang UP’s 3rd offering for its 39th season, “Ang Huling Lagda ni Apolinario Mabini” is a full-length musical with book and lyrics by Floy Quintos, and direction and choreography by Dexter M. Santos.
By Pablo A. Tariman
“Ang Huling Lagda ni Apolinario Mabini” is Krina Cayabyab’s first full-length musical, and she says the challenges are immense but surmountable.
Dulaang UP’s ‘Measure for Measure’/‘Hakbang sa Hakbang,’ Guerrero Theater, until Sept. 7
The troika which is part of the hugely successful musical “Ang Nawalang Kapatid”— Floy Quintos, Dexter M. Santos, and Krina Cayabyab collaborate once more in a play celebrating the sublime paralytic’s 150th birth anniversary.