Filipino plays/musicals made into films and vice-versa

Compiled by WALTER ANG
If you spot any missing entries, please leave a comment or email theaterbator @ gmail . com


Poster of Madiraka Productions' "Temptation Island...Live!"
based on the film written by Toto Belano
and directed by Joey Gosiengfiao.
Filipino plays/musicals made into film:

June at Johnny
By Jun Lana
Film version to be directed by ?

Trailer of movie:
- forthcoming-

Teaser poster of movie:















Larawan (2017)
A Tagalog musical adaptation of the play by Nick Joaquin
Translation and libretto by Rolando Tinio, music by Ryan Cayabyab
Film version directed by Loy Arcenas

Video of the musical:

 Trailer of film:


Hiblang Abo (2016)
By Rene Villanueva
Film version directed by Ralston Jover

Trailer of play:

Trailer of film:



Imbisibol (2015)
By Herlyn Gail Alegre
Film version directed by Lawrence Fajardo

Trailer of film:


Anatomiya ng Pag-ibig (2015)
By Allan Lopez
Directed by various directors

Trailer of film:


David F. (2013)
By Liza Magtoto
Film version directed by Emmanuel Palo

Trailer of film:


Melodrama Negra (2012)
By Allan Lopez
Film version directed by Maribel Legarda, screenplay by Layeta Bucoy

Trailer of film:


Anatomiya ng Korupsyon (2011)
By Malou Jacob
Film version directed by Dennis Marasigan

Trailer of film:


Hubad (2008)
By Liza Magtoto
Film version directed by Mark Gary and Denisa Reyes

Trailer of film:


Seance (2008)
By Oggie Arcenas
Film version directed by Carter Martin

Trailer of film:


Hanggang Dito na Lamang at Maraming Salamat (2007)
By Orlando Nadres
Film version directed by Felino Tañada

Trailer of film:


Zsa Za Zaturnnah Ze Muzikal (2006)
By Carlo Vergara, Music by Vince de Jesus
Film version directed by Joel Lamangan

Trailer of film:


Geegee at Waterina (2006)
Directed by Mariami Tanangco and J. Dennis C. Teodosio

Trailer of film:
http://digitaleducation.net:8080/MYCCP/ccp-channel/films-and-documentaries/cinemalaya-2006/short-films/gee-gee-at-waterina


Sa North Diversion Road (2005)
By Tony Perez
Film version directed by Dennis Marasigan

Trailer of film:


Mga Pusang Gala (2005)
By Jun Lana
Film version directed by Ellen Ongkeko-Marfil

Trailer of film:



Tatarin (2001)
By Nick Joaquin
Film version directed by Tikoy Aguiluz

Trailer of a 2002 staging by Teatro Tomasino:

Promo interview for film:


Tatlo, Dalawa, Isa (1974)
"Hellow, Solider" segment is based on play of same title by Angela Barrios
Film version directed by Lino Brocka

Trailer of film:


Portrait of an Artist as Filipino (1965)
By Nick Joaquin
Film version directed by Lamberto Avellana

Trailer of film:



Filipino films made into plays/musicals:

Temptation Island Reloaded
Adapted from "Temptation Island" by Toto Belano (directed by Joey Gosiengfiao)

A scene from the film:

Video of play:


Himala the Musicale
Adapted from "Himala" by Ricky Lee (directed by Ishmael Bernal)
Music by Vince de Jesus

Trailer of film:

A number from the musical (from student recital)


Maxie The Musicale
Adapted from "Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros by Michiko Yamamoto (directed by Auraeus Solito)
Libretto by Nick Pichay, music by William Manzano, Janine Santos and JJ Pimpinio

Trailer of the film:

Teaser of the musical:


Insiang
Adapted from "Insiang" by Mario O'Hara (directed by Lino Brocka)

Trailer of film:

Trailer of play:


Bona
Adapted from "Bona" by Cenen Ramones (directed by Lino Brocka)
Adapted by Layeta Bucoy

Trailer of film:

Scene from play:


Bituing Walang Ningning the Musical
Adapted from "Bituing Walang Ningning" (directed by Emmanuel Borlaza)
Screenplay by Orlando Nadres, adapted from the komiks by Nerissa Cabral
Book by Freddie Santos

Scene from film:

Scene from musical

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