MANILA, Philippines—The Cultural Center of the Philippines announces the staging of the Virgin Labfest, a festival of new plays (untried, untested,unpublished and unstaged) by emerging and well-known playwrights to be held from June 27 to July 18, 2012 at the CCP Tanghalang Huseng Batute with 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. shows. Virgin Labfest is a project of the CCP in cooperation with the Writer’s Bloc, Inc. and Tanghalang Pilipino.
Now on its eighth year, the Virgin Labfest has earned a solid reputation for its exciting and provocative line-up of one-act plays from playwrights both young and old. This year’s line-up includes plays for the One-Act Category: “Isa Pang Soap Opera” by Reuel Molina Aguila, “Digital Divide” by Ricardo Novenario, “High Stakes” by Marianne Mixkaela Z. Villalon, “Ang Unang Regla” ni John by Em Mendez, “Hayop” by Mar Anthony Dela Cruz, “Alejandro” by Chuckberry Pascual, “Pagsubli” by Aizel Cabilan, “Symposium” by U Eliserio & Maynard Manansala, “Mga Kuneho” by Guelan Luarca; and the Full-Length Category: “Totong Hilot” by J. Dennis Teodosio.
Ticket rates to the Virgin Labfest are P250.00. For further inquiries, please call the CCP Performing Arts Division at 832-1125 local 1607 or 1606.
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