After “revisiting” the dreaded “holocaust,” in DER KAUFMANN, Tanghalang Pilipino “spreads” awareness on the dreaded disease, HIV-AIDS, through a UNICEF sponsored project that will bring the TP’s ACTORS COMPANY to three(3) communities in Pasay for a Forum Theater production of Layeta Bucoy’s MELANIE, under the direction of Tuxqs Rutaquio. For information on this special off-CCP treat of TP, please get in touch with TP Company Manager Carmela Manuel or Project Coordinator P.Phi Palmos.
TP’s second treat is Virgilio Almario’s SAN ANDRES B, a modern Filipino opera by Chino Toledo, under the direction of Floy Quintos, featuring Dondie Ong, as Andres Bonifacio, whose 150th birthday we are celebrating this year. This TP project is being done in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) and the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). This musical opens on November 29, 2013 and will run until December 8, 2013 at the Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino, CCP.
The third treat of TP are the special come-back performances at the CCP’s Tanghalang Huseng Batute in December, 2013, of Dr. Luis Gatmaitan’s SANDOSENANG SAPATOS, adapted for stage by Layeta Bucoy, direction by Tuxqs Rutaquio, music by Noel Cabangon and Jed Balsamo, featuring TP’s Actors Company, with May Bayot, Trixie Esteban, Hazel Maranan, and Ms. Tessa Prieto-Valdes.
For more detailed information on SAN ANDRES B and SANDOSENANG SAPATOS. please call Cherry Bong, Lei, or Enzo at 8321125 local 1620 or 1621, 0917-750-0107.