REP announces special production lineup for 82nd season

REP announces special production lineup for 82nd season Make 2019 your most entertaining year yet with REP’s world-class productions The untold story of a Philippine hero. An unexpected but hilarious reunion between a man and his estranged family. A poignant companionship between an actor and his dresser. A fresh and original retelling of a Filipino epic. Are you ready to see all these stories unfold on the stage? After recently concluding yet another stellar season, Repertory Philippines or REP has announced the exciting roster of …

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Jon Santos’ Trumperte goes to the PETA Theater Center this October 2018!

Jon Santos’ Trumperte goes to the PETA Theater Center this October 2018! Trumperte is an extra special project for Jon Santos because the comedy act caps his 30 years in show business As part of its 51st Season, the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) hosts Jon Santos’ TRUMPERTE this October 26 & 27, 2018 at the PETA Theater Center. Like the meme-able title implies, TRUMPERTE is the ultimate political spoof mash-up. Here, Jon takes to the PETA stage his hilarious impressions of Donald Trump and Digong …

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PETA’s A Game of Trolls returns this October 2018!

PETA’s A Game of Trolls returns this October 2018! A GAME OF TROLLS will have a limited two-weekend run on Oct 13-14 and 20-21, 2018 at the PETA Theater Center “Martial law is the best thing that happened to the Philippines in 1972. We won’t be the developing country that we are right now if it wasn’t for the Marcoses. Learn your history,” says the social media account without a real name. Pro-HR netizens will probably go beastmode on statements like these. But before you …

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Here’s why ‘LUNGS’ is a unique theatrical work-of-art

Jake Cuenca and Sab Jose star in a theatrical work-of-art, LUNGS. They portray a couple trying to have a baby. LionHearTV listed down reasons why LUNGS is a unique theater piece. Jake Cuenca‘s theatrical debut became a huge hit. He starred in LUNGS with Sab Jose and portrayed a young man trying to have a baby with his partner. Although he is mostly seen in television shows as a hard and tough character, he showed his versatility in his portrayal. Here are three reasons why …

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PETA launches ‘Stage of the Nation’ campaign

PETA launches ‘Stage of the Nation’ campaign PETA calls all artists, young people and the public to join the campaign After celebrating its golden anniversary and the milestone of receiving a Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2017, the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) welcomes its 51st theater season with another breakthrough. From September 2018-June 2019, PETA devotes all aspects of its artistic and teaching practice to “Stage of the Nation”, a creative campaign that hopes to utilize the arts and engage artists to contribute to the …

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M. Butterfly author David Henry Hwang set to conduct strictly by invitation ‘Master Class’ on September 28

M. Butterfly author David Henry Hwang set to conduct strictly by invitation ‘Master Class’ on September 28 Presented by Jhett Tolentino and Frontrow Entertainment, the David Henry Hwang Master Class will focus on Playwrighting Noted American playwright, screenwriter, and librettist  David Henry Hwang who wrote the 1988 Tony Award for Best Play ‘M. BUTTERFLY’ (which is currently playing at Maybank Performing Arts Theater until September 30) is coming to Manila to conduct a strictly by invitation only “Master Class” on September 28 – 3 pm. …

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‘Ginugunita Kita’ performance art all set on September 26

‘Ginugunita Kita’ performance art all set on September 26 ‘Ginugunita Kita’ had its gala world premiere at the Aldaba Hall, University Theater, U.P. Diliman QC in May 2015 In line with its 18th year anniversary celebration, The Maningning Miclat Art Foundation Inc. in cooperation with District Gallery – Artist Playground, and the Far Eastern University President’s Committee on Culture presents “GINUGUNITA KITA,” a performance art featuring Maningning Miclat’s poems and an all original music composed by Jesse Lucas. “GINUGUNITA KITA” will be held on September …

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Here are 4 reasons why “M Butterfly” is a must-watch piece of theater

M Butterfly is playing at the Maybank Performing Arts Theater. The play’s sales will be given to several charities.  M Butterfly is helmed by the award-winning director Kanakan Balintagos. M Butterfly is a masterpiece written by David Henry Hwang which is playing at the Maybank Performing Arts Theater throughout September. The play stars Olivier Borten, Pinky Amador, Norman McLeod, Lee O’Brian, Mayen Estañero, Maya Encila, Rica Nepomuceno and RS Francisco. M Butterfly is helmed by the award-winning director Kanakan Balintagos. Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. Madama Butterfly …

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Balag at Angud: Why it is a theatrical masterpiece

‘Balag at Angud’ succeeded in telling the story of Junyee’s passion in art and determination. The cast did a great job portraying their roles. ‘Balag at Angud’ sends an important message regarding Filipino artists. Tanghalang Pilipino opened its 32nd season with Balag at Angud, a theatrical masterpiece written by Palanca Award-winner Layeta Bucoy, and is based on the life story of protest installation artist Luis Yee, Jr., better known as Junyee. Junyee’s earliest—and most notable—creations are mostly made of what other people would easily deem …

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Dulaang UP’s Founding Artistic Director Antonio Mabesa celebrates 70 Years in the Business

Dulaang UP’s Founding Artistic Director Antonio Mabesa celebrates 70 Years in the Business New artistic director Banaue Miclat-Janssen strengthens the branding of Dulaang UP as a professional mentorship theatre Antonio “Tony” Mabesa, founding artistic director and Professor Emeritus at the College of Arts and Letters in UP Diliman, marks his 70th year in the theatre industry this 2018. The esteemed director and actor has staged timeless classics over the years including Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero’s “Wanted: A Chaperone,” John Webster’s “The Duchess of Malfi,” and William …

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