“El Filibusterismo” narrates the return of the protagonist of “Noli Me Tangere,” Crisostomo Ibarra, disguised as the wealthy jeweller Don Simoun (Roeder Camañag). Disillusioned by the abuses of the friars and government leaders, Ibarra abandons his beliefs in order to return to his hometown of San Diego and start a bloody revolution.
The cast includes Perry Dizon (Don Custodio/Tata Selo), Jorge Cabullo (Don Tiago/Ben Zayb), Perry Escaño (Kabesang Tales), Kimberly Diaz (Juli), Lani Tapia (Dona Victorina/Madre), Yutaka Yamakawa(Juanito Pelaez/ Padre Irene), Bluemark Rocess (Isagani) and Lailanie Anne Tejuco (Paulita Gomez), Jeffrey Camañag (Padre Camorra), Ronald Concepcion (Padre Fernandez) and Billy Parjan (Padre Salvi).
Soxie Topacio directs, with Perry Dizon as assistant director, Roobak Valle as production designer, Andy Villareal as lighting designer, Andrew Alcona as stage manager and Pamela Hundana as production manager. Gantimpala artistic director is Tony S. Espejo.
Performances are on Nov. 4 (7 p.m., Concert at the Park Open Air Auditorium, Luneta, Manila); Nov. 9-11, 23-24 (10 a.m. and 2 p.m., AFP Theater, Quezon City); and Nov. 16-17 (SM Southmall Cinema 6, Las Piñas City).
Call 8995745 or 8963503 for tickets or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.