Though it has always fought to survive, Philippine theater has gone way beyond survival mode the past three decades. As it has doggedly shed light on the stark realities,
The legendary teacher-director is still at it, inspiring yet another generation of Ateneo high school boys to learn enduring life lessons through theater
Nonon Padilla’s production of Shakespeare’s tragedy, translated into Filipino by Bienvenido Lumbera, started and ended on an unforgiving note
After successful stints in Metro Manila and Taipei, the Philippine Educational Theater Association’s avant-garde “Haring Lear”—based on “King Lear,” arguably one of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, and directed by Nonon
I must have always believed in magic. When I was 10 or so years old, I liked to imitate the Flores de Mayo that I saw during our summer vacations in Pagsanjan. Daily, children offered fresh flowers, usually bunched together calachuchi, adelfa, bachelor’s buttons, even cadena de amor, on the altar. That was church-conducted Flores.