CATCH THE LAST WEEKEND OF VLF 15 AT CCP

July 05, 2019

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July 4, 2019

DON’T miss the last weekend of the Virgin Labfest, ongoing until July 7, 2019 at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. Now on its 15th year, the annual theater festival is co-presented by the Cultural Center of the Philippines, its resident theater company Tanghalang Pilipino and the playwrights' group Writer's Bloc Inc.

With “Titibok-Tibok” as its theme, the remaining “virgin” plays to watch are as follows:

Featured Works on July 5 at 3:00pm are Set C, composed of “The Bride and The Bachelor” written by Dingdong Novenario; “Surrogare” written by J. Dennis Teodosio; “A Family Reunion” written by Anthony Kim Vergara, and Set D, 8:00pm on July 5 (“Ang Pag-Uulyanin ni Olivia Mendoza” written by Rolin Migyuel Obina; “Larong Demonyo” written by Nicolas B. Pichay; and “Wala Nang Bata Dito” written by Sari Saysay). 

Staged Readings on July 5 at 6:00pm features Set D (“Ang Pambansang Impyerno ng Republika ng Pilipinas” written by Andrew Estacio, “Lit” written by Emmanuel Feliciano, and “Mema” written by Joey Paras.

VLF’s Revisited on July 5, 8:00pm is Set E featuring Dustin Celestino's “Mga Eksena sa Buhay ng Kontrabida”, Allan B. Lopez's “River Lethe,” and Carlo Vergara's “Edgar Allan Hemingway”.

On July 6 at 3:00pm, the Featured Works are Set D (“Ang Pag-Uulyanin ni Olivia Mendoza” written by Rolin Migyuel Obina; “Larong Demonyo” written by Nicolas B. Pichay; and “Wala Nang Bata Dito” written by Sari Saysay), and at 8:00pm, Set A (“Fangirl” written by Herlyn Alegre; “Huling Hiling Ni Darling” written by Raymund Barcelon, and “Isang Gabi Ang Buwan ay Hila-Hila ng Gula-Gulanit na Ulap” written by Ryan Machado).

VLF’s Revisited on July 6 at 3:00pm and 8:00pm is Set E (Dustin Celestino's “Mga Eksena sa Buhay ng Kontrabida”, Allan B. Lopez's “River Lethe,” and Carlo Vergara's “Edgar Allan Hemingway”).

Staging on July 7 at 3:00pm are the Featured Works, consisting of Set A (“Fangirl” written by Herlyn Alegre; “Huling Hiling Ni Darling” written by Raymund Barcelon, and “Isang Gabi Ang Buwan ay Hila-Hila ng Gula-Gulanit na Ulap” written by Ryan Machado), and at 8:00pm, Set B (“Unreachable Star” written by Layeta P. Bucoy, “Anak Ka Ng” written by U Z. Eliserio, and “Wanted: Male Boarders” written by Rick Patriarca).

VLF’s Revisited on July 7 at 3:00pm is Set E (Dustin Celestino's “Mga Eksena sa Buhay ng Kontrabida”, Allan B. Lopez's “River Lethe,” and Carlo Vergara's “Edgar Allan Hemingway”).

The Staged Readings on July 7 at 6:00pm will be Set E (Writing Fellowship Showcase).

The main play features are staged at Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino (CCP Little Theater), while the VLF Revisited are performed at Tanghalang Huseng Batute (CCP Studio Theater), and the Staged Readings are at Tanghalang Amado V. Hernandez.

Established in 2005, the Virgin Labfest aims to provide Filipino playwrights a venue to present their unpublished, untried, untested and unstaged works to the theater-going public.

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