By Cora Llamas
In whatever shape or form, the starving, honest artist who loses his battle against a more commercial world—in his lifetime, anyway—has become a favorite-topic-cum-stereotype in many plays and movies.
By Pablo A. Tariman
To listen to playwright Floy Quintos reflect on the evolution of his play “Fluid” is to attend a virtual lesson in playwriting.
Coming off a hugely successful and critically acclaimed extended run, Dulaang UP’s “Ang Nawalang Kapatid” will stage benefit shows on July 4-6, and 11-13 (Friday to Sunday only) in celebration of UP Department of Speech Communication and Theater Arts’ 55th anniversary.
On its 39th year, Dulaang UP’s lineup of plays has the work of contemporary theater living legends Tony Mabesa, Floy Quintos and Rody Vera.
By Gibbs Cadiz
“Memory after almost sixty years is not to be relied on, but there are a few events, faces, meetings, partings that do cling to the brain unaltered,” wrote Arthur Miller in his elegant introduction to a new edition of Tennessee Williams’ “A Streetcar Named Desire” which came out in 2004.