Your Weekend Guide (April 28, 2017)

PERFORMANCE TOP STREET dancers from all over Asia will perform in Japan Foundation, Manila’s Dance Dance Asia: Crossing the Movements on April 28, 8 p.m., and April 29, 3 p.m., at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, De La Salle University, Manila. For details, visit www.dancedanceasia.com. PULP SUMMER SLAM 17: Redemption, the 17th edition of Southeast Asia’s largest and longest-running metal festival, will be held on April … Continue reading Your Weekend Guide (April 28, 2017)

Your Weekend Guide (April 21, 2017)

PERFORMANCES Top street dancers from all over Asia will perform in Japan Foundation, Manila’s Dance Dance Asia: Crossing the Movements on April 28, 8 p.m., and April 29, 3 p.m., at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium, De La Salle University, Manila. For details, visit www.dancedanceasia.com. Ateneo Blue Repertory presents a re-imagined and revamped version of Kung Paano Ako Naging Leading Lady: The Musical by Carlo Vergara … Continue reading Your Weekend Guide (April 21, 2017)

Asexual Healing

Asexual Healing

Theater Review
In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play
By Sarah Ruhl
Presented by Repertory Philippines
April 7 to 23, with 8 p.m. performances on Fridays to Sundays, and 3:30 p.m. shows on Saturdays and Sundays.
There are no performances on Holy Week.
Onstage Theater, Greenbelt Mall 1, Paseo de Roxas St., Makati City

By Sujata Mukhi

I really should stop reacting to my own perceptions of things. Just based on the title, not knowing anything about this third offering in Repertory Philippines’ 80th season, I thought this was going to be a period farce featuring a cast of philandering partners playing musical beds. In the next room. Using a vibrator. While navigating the hoop skirt or crinoline, and undressing layers and layers of underthings. Imagine the imagery in my mind, and maybe you would be enticed to watch that play instead.

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Your Weekend Guide (April 7, 2017)

PERFORMANCES Ateneo Blue Repertory is celebrating its 25th year with a concert, Company Call: blueREP at 25, that will bring together current members and alumni, featuring some of the organization’s most recognizable musical numbers, on April 8, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the Cine Adarna, UP Film Institute, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. Tickets are P500, P600, and P700. For tickets visit http://bluerepertory.org/Tickets, or … Continue reading Your Weekend Guide (April 7, 2017)