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OCTOBER 27, 2022


Theater Calendar: January to March

Dulaang UP’s “Ang Nawalang Kapatid” is a musical adaptation of the Indian epic “Mahabharata,” with book and lyrics by Floy Quintos, music by Ceejay Javier, and direction and choreography by Dexter Santos.

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‘Ang Hitman ni Sexy Ally’: A story of death and determination

It was the first week of July when the academic community of the University of the Philippines Los Baños communed under the intimate theatre of NCAS Auditorium to witness on stage the struggles of a graduating Vet Med student who succumbed to death after battling acute myeloid leukemia. The story of Alyssa Asilo, who was named “Sexy Ally” in the play, forms a part of the total landscape of UPLB serving as a fertile source of inspiration among the Iskolar ng Bayan. As her ailment threatened to destroy her will to graduate, Alyssa’s determination was undoubtedly unparalleled as she exhausted all the energy left of her deteriorating body to finish her thesis. This type of determination that ran through her disease-stricken blood had moved the audience to nothing but to deepest sympathy and pride.

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