Sining Banwa opens 5th theatre season with ‘Gymgurls’

To cap Sining Banwa’s fourth year of creative and cultural work in the Bicol Region, and to open its fifth theatre season, the group proudly lifts curtain for their original one-act play ‘Gymgurls’. This will also mark the launching of ‘Sining Banwa EQUALove Project: Equal Rights, Equal Love’ which is a cultural campaign on HIV […]


CCP to debut musical about heroism of Apolinario Mabini

It is a steampunk musical foregrounding the intellectual heroism of Apolinario Mabini, who in the second phase of Philippine revolution, displayed an uncommon vision, a warrior’s spirit, and a principled character, as he struggled against all odds to enjoin his countrymen to go beyond considerations of class, clan, economic gain and personal ambition, so they […]


Manila Improv Festival opens July 8

Experience a merry mix of “tales” with “Chinese characteristics” as The Silly People’s Improv Theater (SPIT) officially open the Manila Improv Festival along with ImproMafia of Brisbane, Taichung Improv and the trio from The Beijing Collective. Don’t miss this incredible night of laughter, fun and comedy at PETA Theater in Quezon city! Regular price: Php […]


Red Turnip Theater returns with 33 Variations

Red Turnip Theater is back for another season! Their splashy debut season gave us the much talked about hits CLOSER and COCK, which was followed up with the critically-acclaimed sophomore season of RABBIT HOLE and last February’s TIME STANDS STILL. All four productions have gone on to reap multiple awards and nominations from the Aliw […]


Sabel, Love and Passion returns to Music Museum

If you missed the world premiere gala at Solaire Theater (or if you would like to see it again), SABEL, LOVE and PASSION will have a 2-night run at MUSIC MUSEUM on 26 & 27June at 8pm. Tickets available at TicketWorld (+63 2 8919999) & at MUSIC MUSEUM’s Ticketron (+63 2 7216726). SABEL, LOVE and […]


Mapúa Tekno Teatro stages DRAMAFEST 8

Mapúa Tekno Teatro, the official performing group for theatre of the Mapua Institute of Technology, will be having its DRAMAFEST 8, a play festival consists of three different plays originally written and directed by the members of the group, for the school year 2014-2015, 4th term on June 3, 4, 5, and 6, 2015, to […]


Film director Jade Castro tries theater in Virgin Labfest 11

Film, television, and commercial director Jade Castro, one of the most prolific and creative directors in the industry, tries theater for the first time, as he directs this year for VIRGIN LABFEST, now on its 11th year. Direk Jade, who’s known for his works “Endo” (Cinemalaya 2007 special jury prize and gave Jason Abalos his […]


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 […]


KARNABAL Festival 2015: PERFORMANCE LINEUP + GATHERINGS + IDEA EXCHANGE schedule announced

KARNABAL Festival 2015: PERFORMANCE LINEUP + GATHERINGS + IDEA EXCHANGE PLATFORM A: Social Innovation This platform presents the festival’s main features:innovative and developmental works created by contemporary artists (ie. activeand integral movers of the local independent and alternativeperformance scene, alongside promising emerging players) -thatdirectly involve and address issues of specific local communities. Platform A artists […]


CCP now accepting applications for Virgin Labfest 11 Writing Fellowship Program

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is now accepting applications for the Virgin Labfest 11 Writing Fellowship Program which will be held on June 30 to July 12, 2015.   To qualify, the applicant must:   be a college student or a young professional; be 29 years old or below; not have had any […]