SPIT launches 3rd Manila Int’l Improv Festival

SPITFor the third time, the Silly People’s Improv Theatre or SPIT, the country’s leading improvisational theatre group, is organizing the Manila International Improv Festival from July 2 to 12. SEYMOUR…

The Necessary Theatre to stage award-winning play on AIDS crisis

The Normal Heart1Actor’s Actors, Inc.’s The Necessary Theatre is staging the Asian premiere of the Tony Award-winning play The Normal Heart, an intense drama about the struggle of an openly gay writer and activist to awaken the world to the emerging AIDS problem during the early 1980s in New York City. The production’s Manila run opens on July 3, Friday, 8 p.m. with succeeding limited performances on July 4 (Saturday), 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and July 5 (Sunday), 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City. SEYMOUR…

Rak of Aegis leads Gawad Buhay! nominees for local theater’s best

Gawad BuhayRak of Aegis, a Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) production set in a flooded community and with the songs of pop-rock group Aegis as highlights, leads the nominees in the 7th Gawad Buhay! awards for the performing arts to be held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino or CCP Little Theater on June 11. SEYMOUR…