"Tu Dulce Extranjera" in Philippines and Ireland June 2011


The Philippine Embassy of Dublin, Ireland 
with the National Commission on Culture and the Arts
will stage
Layeta Bucoy's "Tu Dulce Extranjera"

featuring
Shamaine Centenera-Buencamino
directed by
Tuxqs Rutaquio

on June 11, 14 and 17, 2011 
in Dublin, Ireland (exact venues to be confirmed).

A send-off/fundraising performance will be held on June 7 at 7pm
at the Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater
University of the Philippines, Diliman Campus
Tickets at P100 -- contact +63905-360-2271 for details.

Nearing death and armed with the desire to no longer be a “dulce extranjera,” Josephine Bracken desperately tries to write about her life in her small and shabby bedroom.

Unfortunately, she is being confused by the talkative ghost of her former lover Jose Rizal, who keeps on reminding her about the things he wrote about her.

She realizes that she is not just arguing with Rizal, she is arguing with certain truths that may not only eventually devour her but may also answer why she was and will forever be a “dulce extranjera.”

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