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).
By Fran Katigbak
As it celebrates its 10th year, the Virgin Labfest should perhaps rethink defining itself as just a festival of untried, untested, unpublished and unstaged plays. It is all that—but, more importantly, the Labfest has become an oasis for the Filipino playwright, whether fledgling or not.
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.
Forever 81By Gilda Cordero-Fernando
Old gives you the right to be cranky, bitchy, bossy, looney–after all, who’s gonna get back at a lame old dame!
By Gibbs Cadiz
When “Katy” opened on Jan. 27 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, not only was it the first local production to raise its curtain this year, it was also a harbinger of sorts.