Ballet Philippines' "Pusong Wagas" Feb. 17-19, 2012

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Announcement from Ballet Philippines

Ballet Philippines’ “Pusong Wagas” perfect for Valentine’s weekend

Ballet Philippines ends its 42nd Season with undying love in the all-new contemporary ballet, “Pusong Wagas” on Feb.17-19 at the CCP Little Theater.

BP resident choreographer Alden Lugnasin creates his original contemporary ballet based on the legend of the city of Mandaluyong, with libretto by Nicolas Pichay and original music by Cynthia Alexander.

Set in pre-colonial Manila, the story highlights the exemplary love of Luyong, a gifted carpenter, and Manda, a tribal princess, and their sacrifice in the face of the coming foreign invaders.

This work is co-produced by the City of Mandaluyong and Hon. Mayor Benjamin Abalos Jr.

Tickets are at P600 to P1000, with performance dates on February 17 and 18 at 3 PM and 8 PM, and February 19 at 10 AM and 3 PM. Student and senior citizen discounts apply.

For tickets call Ticketworld at 891-9999; Ballet Philippines at 551-1003, 551-7919, 624-5701; CCP Box Office at 832-3704. Visit or

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