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Virgin Labfest 11: Complete lineup of plays and directors

Established in 2005, the Virgin Labfest is a laboratory festival of new plays by emerging and established Filipino playwrights, held annually at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

The Virgin Labfest aims to provide Filipino playwrights a venue to present their unpublished, unstaged, untried and untested Filipino works to the theatergoing public. This festival is a yearly project of the Manila-based playwrights group Writer’s Bloc, Inc., acclaimed theater company Tanghalang Pilipino, Inc. and the Cultural Center of the Philippines in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.

This year’s Labfest will run June 24-July 12 at CCP’s Tanghalang Huseng Batute.

SET A
Maynard Manansala’s DALAWANG GABI (Direction: Jade Castro)
Job Pagsibigan’s WHEN SAM MET JO (Direction: Ian Segarra)
Layeta Bucoy’s UOD, BUTETE AT SI MYRNA (Direction: George de Jesus)

SET B
Herlyn Gail Alegre’s HULING HULI (Direction: Law Fajardo)
Genevieve Asenjo & Em Mendez’s ANG NANAY KONG EX-NPA (Direction: Rody Vera)
Nicolas Pichay’s MACHO DANCER THE MUSICALE (Direction: Ralph Peña)

SET C
Jerome Ignacio’s KUBLIHAN (Direction: Guelan Luarca)
Juan Miguel Severo’s HINTAYAN NG LANGIT (Direction: Raffy Tejada)
Jose Garcia’s BIRTWAL (Direction: Audie Gemora)

SET D
Eljay Castro Deldoc’s SI MARIA ISABELLA AT ANG GURYON NG MGA TALA (Direction: Ed Lacson)
Joe Mari Sanchez’s TALO ANG WALANG ALAM (Direction: Alvin Yapan)
Alvin Molina’s AN EXPECTED (Direction: Roobak Valle)

SET E: REVISITED
Raymund Reyes’ ANG NAGHIHINGALO (Direction: Dennis Marasigan)
Kevin Tabora’s MAPAGBIRONG HAPLOS (Direction: Melvin Lee)
Eljay Castro Deldoc’s ANG GOLDFISH NI PROFESSOR DIMAANDAL (Direction: Roobak Valle)

STAGED READINGS:
Vicente Groyon’s ANG TUGON NI CONCHITA
Rossielle Manicad ‘s THE WEDDING PLANNERS
Carlo Vergara’s MULA SA KULIMLIMAN

FRAGMENTS
Featuring Tanghalang Ateneo