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And Now For Applause

Compiled by JOHN LEGASPI The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) has housed numerous theatrical plays, elaborate dance performances, and a crescendo of sounds with…


Theater and Truth

By CHEESE  MENDEZ      In recent years, Philippine theater has been on the rise. But the age-old question remains: “What makes your production relevant?”…

Meghan Picerno as Christine, with Jonathan Roxmouth as the Phantom


By Dom Galeon Images by Zeus Martinez It was an incredible transformation, what they did to the stage at the Theater at Solaire. It was,…

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A Show of Love

By Rica Arevalo Tomorrow, Dec. 4, musical theater artists come together at the Cultural Center of the Philippines to honor theater director and film critic Nestor…


Mang Serapio Gets a Fresh Treatment

By Dom Galeon I have seen Ang Paglilitis Kay Mang Serapio a number of times now. In one of those times, I had the chance…

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The Will to Live and Die in ‘Night Mother

By Rica Arevalo The opening scene shows Jessie (Eugene Domingo) asking her mother, Thelma (Sherry Lara) for her father’s gun as “protection.”  She then blurts…