By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
In my admittedly biased opinion, no other play, whether straight or musical, has effectively captured the passion and death of national hero Andres Bonifacio than “Andres Bonifacio: Ang Dakilang Anak-Pawis,” with music by composer Jerry A. Dadap and libretto by dramatist Dionisio Salazar and poet Rogelio G. Mangahas.
By Pablo A. Tariman
For several weekends at the CCP’s Bulwagang Huseng Batute, mother and daughter Gina and Racquel Pareño alternated in the part of Linda Loman, the wife of Willy Loman, in “Pahimakas Ng Isang Ahente,” Tanghalang Pilipino’s production of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” as translated into Filipino by National Artist for Theater and Literature Rolando Tinio.
Manila joins more than 200 international Fringe Festivals around the world as it prepares to launch the first-ever Fringe Manila Festival on Feb. 12, 2015. Registrations to be a Fringe artist are now open and will accept participants only until Nov. 3, 2014.
By Tuxqs Rutaquio
I was in Tokyo, Japan, last year representing the Philippines at the Asian Performing Arts Festival when Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck.
Light bulbs falling in love? Photo frames as leading ladies? How about simcards as dashing sidekicks? All these and more in Peta Theater Center’s upcoming treat for the whole family.