Yeng Constantino, purveyor of angst and longing, as electropop dance music? Oh, yes: “Ako Si Josephine” sells that metamorphosis with refreshing aplomb. This brand-new jukebox musical uses Constantino’s songs,
PALO, Leyte—More than a year has passed since the plight brought by Typhoon Yolanda. Emergency responses and progressive development groups have worked hand in hand to aid in Leyte’s recovery.
The performers go on stage and ask the audience: What is your favorite childhood memory? Someone answers: Opening the gate. The play ends up about a German scientist out on an evil scheme.
Festival director Gabe Mercado from Silly People’s Improv Theater (SPIT) Manila said this year’s festival is their most diverse yet – with improv (improvisational theater) groups from the country in Cagayan De Oro, Bacolod and Manila, and from abroad in Poland, Australia, Japan, United States, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan and China participating.
Sisters gone cuckoo and a pair of cancer-stricken kids were the unlikely stars of the two stage productions that played the Peta Theater Center’s Main Theater, during The Sandbox Collective’s multi-arts festival “The Imaginarium,” which ran Oct. 28-31.
Bestsellers like Haruki Murakami’s “Norwegian Wood” have long inspired film, television and theater adaptations worldwide. But dance?
The Silly People’s Improv Theater (SPIT) has been around for slightly more than a decade now, chalking up more than 500 performances here and abroad with their jokes, puns, double-entendres, spoofs, skits, what-have-you, all improvised, unscripted, unrehearsed and totally spontaneous shows.
William Shakespeare has written a hundred sonnets and plays about the irony, tragedy, and splendor of love. He wrote about love from all angles, encompassing all ages, status and cultures. He has looked at love from a perspective of a desperate lover, an aging father or a loyal servant. This love month of February, Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) has three Shakespeare offerings for all love moods and persuasions.