In ”night, Mother’ a battle between life and death in real time (Inquirer)

I took up Marsha Norman's 'night, Mother in my Introduction to Theater class as a major subject and I loved the play so much. I tried getting theater friends to put up a production because I wanted to see it run and even tried to get my dad to adapt it into Hiligaynon and produce it…Read more In ”night, Mother’ a battle between life and death in real time (Inquirer)

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Everyone is a star in PETA’s 2017 production of ‘Caredivas’ (Interaksyon)

I'm so glad to be back in Manila because I get to catch up on Philippine theater. It's really booming and so many of our actors are getting a chance to really show us what they can do. I just saw Kinky Boots recently and Newsies and now I got to catch an original Filipino musical, Caredivas. Read…Read more Everyone is a star in PETA’s 2017 production of ‘Caredivas’ (Interaksyon)

Signal Boosting: Changing Partners re-run at PETA Theater

Due to insistent public demand, Changing Partners is staging a re-run next weekend at the PETA Theater. The beautiful torch musical of Vincent De Jesus will play for an additional 5 shows over the course of one weekend and if you didn't catch the show in its first run, it's best to reserve your tickets now.…Read more Signal Boosting: Changing Partners re-run at PETA Theater

Changing Partners: iterations of a breakup

I caught the musical Changing Partners last night and it was tremendous. Written by Vincent De Jesus, it is a powerful and deeply moving exploration of an argument that escalates to its most heart wrenching conclusion and the inevitability of a relationship to deteriorate for reasons outside that which is obvious. Of all of Vince's…Read more Changing Partners: iterations of a breakup

reviews for Sabel, Love and Passion and Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady

So my reviews for two musicals that I saw recently came out in Juice. I got to see Sabel, Love and Passion at the Solaire Theater last week and I saw Dalanghita Productions' Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady at the PETA Theater last Sunday. First of, I thoroughly enjoyed Iza Calzado's debut theater performance…Read more reviews for Sabel, Love and Passion and Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady

On Fire: A Review of Arbol de Fuego

Arbol de Fuego is an adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard, which I took up in Drama class in college. I remember bits and pieces but forgot it pretty quickly favouring Lysistrata and King Lear and Death of a Salesman, which we also took in class. So I felt a bit comfortable coming into…Read more On Fire: A Review of Arbol de Fuego