Butterfly Kicks: A Weekend of Works-in-Progress
Be a part of the process as artists create the Philippine Universe through song and text, blurring the lines of mythology, history, and reality to examine our own humanity.
MARCELINA by Poet JOEL TAN & Composer DWAYNE CALIZO
8pm Friday, October 3, 2008
A poetic incantation to the ghost of Marcelina Navarro, a young, expectant Pilipina buried alive for alleged infidelity by the female members of her Masonic lodge in the late 30s.
Lalawigan: A Contemporary Kundiman Song Cycle by FLORANTE AGUILAR
8pm Sat, October 4, 2008
7pm Sun, October 5, 2008
A nine-contemporary-kundiman song cycle inspired by the life of legendary Philippine revolutionary Macario Sakay.
Directed by: Alleluia Panis
Featuring: Philippine Award-Winning Actor Raymond Bagatsing, Kyle de Ocera, and Kristine Sinajon
An Afternoon of Play Readings
3PM Sun, October 5, 2008
The S.O.B. Story
by Josef Anolin
Brash infidelity and hopeless romanticism come head-to-head in this dramedy detailing the romantic exploits of two buddies, Jay and Francis.
by Allan Manalo
A dark comedy about procrastination
In Which Menchit Attempts to Improve Her Fortune by MARIANNE VILLANUEVA
There's a new heroine in town, and her name is Menchit. She's a Filipina American wife whose husband fell out of love with her. She has two kids, but she didn't take them along when she left the house. Her brother thinks she is crazy. She stays in a shelter rather than move back to her mom's. What's a woman to do? Start from the bottom, claw your way up. Will Menchit get lucky? Find out in the first dramatic effort by Bay Area fiction writer Marianne Villanueva, IN WHICH MENCHIT ATTEMPTS TO IMPROVE HER FORTUNE, a staged reading of a work-in-progress.
Bayanihan Community Center
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San Francisco, CA 94103
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