By Alex Y. Vergara
What costume designer Gino Gonzales couldn’t do due to budget constraints, he more than made up for in terms of silhouettes and textures to produce neutral-colored Elizabethan-inspired costumes made of katsa (muslin), raffia, jute and sinamay for Dulaang UP’s staging of William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.”
By Pablo A. Tariman
It is recollection time as stage director Alexander Cortez puts the finishing touches to his direction of Dulaang UP’s (DUP) 39th season opener, Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” (Hakbang sa Hakbang), which opens on Aug. 20 and runs until Sept. 7 at the Guerrero Theater of Palma Hall in UP Diliman.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
The world’s greatest playwright. The brains of the Philippine Revolution. And an iconic gay writer-criminal from France.
By Cake Evangelista
It may be true that all men are created equal, but history has proven that no two love stories are written—or read—the same.
The Bard holds court at the University of the Philippines-Diliman this December with the first University of the Philippines International Shakespeare Conference, a two-day conference on Shakespeare in Asia that engages Shakespearean pedagogy, publication, translation, adaptation and theatrical histories in various Asian regions.