By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
This writer-lawyer has had a checkered life. He attended the Philippine High School for the Arts in Mt. Makiling, Laguna; became a Lucrecia R. Kasilag scholar in theater arts at UP Diliman, majoring in political science; went to law school and became a lawyer in 1988; but, all throughout, continued to write for theater, films and TV.
By Brylle B. Tabora
It’s a spellbinding spectacle like nothing else.
By Alfredo N. Mendoza V
As the third production of Shaharazade Theater Company, “Ritual World” will be a largely interactive play that draws heavily from native rituals around the world threatened by technology.
By Pam Pastor
“How’s the house outside? Are we very full? Marami nang tao?” It’s noon on a Thursday and actress Pinky Amador is getting ready for a different kind of show. Her students, the Theater Arts majors at Meridian International College, have spent the past week working on “MINT Knows Monique Wilson,” a lecture session featuring the theater actress. Monique was scheduled to arrive any minute.
“The Wizard of Oz” – Winner of the Best Musical for Children (Aliw Awards 2012) will have its last two performances on December 13 at 1:30 p.m. and on December 14 at 10:30 a.m. in Onstage, 2/F Greenbelt 1, Makati City.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
Way back in 1947, a young and newly-married Naty Crame-Rogers was sheltering herself from the rains when a stranger materialized from nowhere and asked politely, “May I share your umbrella?”
It’s the end of the Broadway rainbow for “‘End of the Rainbow.”
By Walter Ang
Artists usually are not practical or business-minded. They don’t invest their money—most of the time they don’t have much money anyway—or have health or any kind of insurance,” says actor Fernando “Nanding” Josef, artistic director of Tanghalang Pilipino.
An eye being fish-hooked out of its socket before a live audience may not be your usual theater fare to begin the year. But true to its mission of developing young playwrights by including original Filipino plays in each theater season, Tanghalang Pilipino brings back possibly the most engaging original Filipino masterpiece for the stage in the past decade: “Doc Resureccion: Gagamutin ang Bayan,” a one-act play by Layeta Bucoy, directed by Tuxqs Rutaquio.