Considered as part of the canon of Philippine literature, "Tanikalang Guinto" showcases themes of nationalism, and love for independence and culture. The production is a celebration of the Filipino identity as it epitomizes the Filipino drama simboliko, artistically intertwined with modern elements.
ENTABLADO invites everyone to pay tribute to Filipino excellence through arts and literature this coming February 7-23 at the Rizal Mini Theater, Ateneo de Manila University. (With 7 p.m. shows on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays; 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. shows on Saturdays.) For ticket reservations and other concerns, please contact Dianne Wilwayco at 0927-9706492.
2. The Ateneo Fine Arts Program 2008 presents Glenn Mas' "Children of the Sea," a thesis production under the supervision of Melissa Vera Maramara and featuring Nicolo Magno, Rayna Reyes, Diega Villanueva, Iwel Torres, Tonibelle Chan, Anina Abola, JJ Ignacio and Ms. Trency Caga-anan.
Sound design by Arkel Mendoza, Costume design by Trency Caga-anan, choreography by Randy Solis assisted by Diega Villanueva, scenic and lighting Design by Jesus Ignacio, and direction by Marcee Lacap.
Showdates are on January 15 (8 p.m.), January 17 (8 p.m.) and January 18 (6 p.m.) at the Ateneo Fine Arts Theater, 3/F Gonzaga Building, Ateneo de Manila University. FREE ADMISSION. For inquiries, call 0915-8596670.