The first sign that things might go a little nutty at “Something Rotten!” is in the second song when William Shakespeare is called, well, a “little turd.”
England’s Poet Laureate John Masefield once called “Twelfth Night” “the happiest and one of the loveliest of all Shakespeare’s plays. Mirth here is so mingled with romantic beauty that few can tire of it.”
Cris Villonco’s acting credentials are impressive for someone of her age. Barely 30 and this young woman has two Philstage Gawad Buhay! Best Actress Awards under her belt, and has had more than 30 productions with some of the leading Filipino theater companies.
TANGHALANG ATENEO closes its 34th season with the first Philippine staging of “The King of the Birds,” from the classic Persian poem by Farid ud-Din Attar, as scripted by Jean Claude Carriere and Peter Brook. It tells the story of a nation of birds embarking on a difficult journey to meet their one true King.