Dulaang Laboratoryo's puppet twinbill "Pabulayan" (Dalawang Bayani: Jose at Andres / Ang Pagong at ang Tsonggo) Aug. 23-25, 2012

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Announcement from Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas' Dulaang Laboratoryo

Dulaang Laboratoryo
in cooperation with
Teatrong Mulat ng Pilipinas
on its 35th year


A puppet performance twinbill of
Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio's
Dalawang Bayani: Jose at Andres
Ang Pagong at ang Tsonggo

A puppeteering acting recital/thesis production of Valeri Galvez and Anne Elechi.
Directed by Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete (daughter of Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio)

Dalawang Bayani
1st prize 1995 Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature
Spanish colonial heroes Jose Rizal and Andres Bonifacio come to life as they narrate important events in their lives: their family, education, first love, and their views on the revolution.

Ang Pagong at ang Tsonggo
A retelling of the Filipino folktale about the turtle and the monkey, which is famous for the saying "Tuso man daw ang matsing, kung tutumbasan ng galing, ay mapaglalalangan din."

August 23, 2012 Thursday - 2pm
August 24, 2012 Friday - 2pm and 7pm
August 25, 2012 Saturday - 10am and 2pm

Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio Teatro Papet Museo
64 Mapagkawanggawa St., Teachers Village West, Quezon City

Featuring the puppets of Teatrong Mulat ng Pilipinas

Puppet designers: Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio and Nicole Bautista

Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio, also known as Lola Amel, is a playwright, writer, and a set designer. She is dubbed The Grande Dame of Southeast Asian Children’s Theater. At present, she is Professor Emeritus of the UP where she also serves as Professor of English. Now in her early-80s, she is still active in theater, performing for child and for adult audiences, writing plays, designing and creating puppets, costumes and sets, and setting the direction of children’s literature and children’s theater in the country. 

Dulaang Laboratoryo is under Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas.  It stages the thesis productions of students taking certificate and/or degree programs in Theater Arts under the university's Department of Speech Communication and Theater Arts.

Contact valeriergalvez@gmail.com or mobile +63922-882-5594.

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