Award-winning filmmaker Alvin Yapan to debut for Virgin Labfest 11


“TALO ANG WALANG ALAM” is among the “fresh” one-act plays to be featured in VIRGIN LABFEST from June 24 to July 12 in Tanghalang Huseng Batute of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). 

Award-winning filmmaker Alvin Yapan (of past Cinemalaya films “Ang Sayaw ng Dalawang Kaliwang Paa”, “Ang Panggagahaa Kay Fe”, “Debosyon”, etc) is a first-time, “virginal” director of the 11-year old Virgin Labfest, with Joe Mari Sanchez as the playwright.

Established in 2005, the VIRGIN LABFEST is a laboratory festival of new plays by emerging and established Filipino playwrights, held annually at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

The Virgin Labfest aims to provide Filipino playwrights a venue to present their unpublished, unstaged, untried and untested Filipino works to the theatergoing public. This festival is a yearly project of the Manila-based playwrights group Writer’s Bloc, Inc., acclaimed theater company Tanghalang Pilipino, Inc. and the Cultural Center of the Philippines in cooperation with the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.

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