Monday, October 15, 2012
Tanghalang Pilipino’s silver anniversary coffee-table book, written by Amadis Ma. Guerrero, now available
Tanghalang Pilipino has produced a coffee-table book, “Tanghalang Pilipino: Celebrating 25 Years of Philippine Theater,” to commemorate its recently concluded silver anniversary.
Spearheaded by artistic director Fernando “Nanding” Josef and written by Inquirer contributing writer Amadis Ma. Guerrero, the 171-page hardcover features a jacket with the image of actress Noemi Manikan-Gomez in costume as the character Angelita from “Dalagang Bukid,” the company’s inaugural production in June 1987.
Her photo is stylized with sketches of the production’s set design in a manner that recalls the style of TP founding artistic director Felix “Nonon” Padilla’s woodprint designs for many of the company’s early souvenir-program covers...
The rest of Walter Ang's report here.
For book reservations call Richelle Sema (0999-7428099; 8226920) and Munera Garcia (0915-4538933; 8321125 local 1620-1).