Category: theater

Theater of Pacquiao

THE ASCENSION TO DEMIGOD By Godofredo U. Stuart I revelled as spectator in the decade of Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, and Tomas Hearns, the reign of Muhammed Ali, the era of Mike Tyson. They were, for … Continue reading

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Gossip as history

By Luis H. Francia NEW YORK CITY — Imelda Romualdez Marcos leads a charmed life. So far able to dodge the bullet of criminal liability and seemingly inured to the regular impugning of her past and her character, she’s living … Continue reading

SONA as farce

farce. a comic dramatic piece that uses highly improbable situations, stereotyped characters, extravagant exaggeration, and violent horseplay. The term also refers to the class or form of drama made up of such compositions. Farce is generally regarded as intellectually and aesthetically … Continue reading

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musical playwriting competition 2013: 1M in prizes

via leo martinez who has been invited to be one of the judges: This year, Ignacio B. Gimenez Foundation, Inc. [IBGFI] is organizing a playwriting competition wherein entrants submit a musical play in English of approximately ninety [90] minutes in … Continue reading

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that’s entertainment sa senado

caught just the last part of the jinggoy & mrs. ligot show, and wondered what mrs. ligot was on, she who was so teary and high-blood the first time she showed up in the senate investigation.   twitter provided quick answer, … Continue reading

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cherie gil, master class!

joel reserved two tickets for us on friday the 13th, bel castro’s night, and so ina and i got to see cherie gil as maria callas in “Master Class” and, wow, what a worldclass performance, no less than a tour … Continue reading

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