Love. Loss. Contemplation.
The De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s Theater Arts Batch 116 brings a production never before staged in the country. They will be staging Ang Dakilang Teatro ng Daigdig, FULL CIRCLE: Celebrating Cultural Transformations featuring Calderon de la Barca’s Auto Sacramental & Tony Perez’ Hoy, Boyet. This will run from October 17-19 and 23-26, 2019 at 1:00pm and 7:00pm at the 5/F SDA Theater, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts with the director being Nonon Padilla and the translation by George de Jesus III with guest artists Frank Rivera and Manny Castañeda.
Fate; an end determined by your actions, by your decisions. It is what brought a group of actors to their destiny after the greatest performance of their lives. For on that stage is what brought the greatness and mystery that the world had to offer them, and it is called life.
Nonon Padilla is a stage director, printmaker, playwright. In his high school senior year, he directed classmate Tony Perez’s play Hoy, Boyet, Tinatawag Ka Na, Hatinggabi Na’y Gising Ka Pa Pala (Hey, Boyet, They’re Calling You Now, It’s Already Midnight but You’re Still Awake), a class entry in the Dulaang Sibol Play Contest. He has won awards such as the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature in 1988, the CCP Thirteen Artists Award in 1973, the Philippine Legitimate Stage Artists Groups Gawad Buhay! Lifetime Achievement Award in Theater in 2012, and many more.
George de Jesus III is an actor, director, playwright. He trained with Tanghalang Pilipino (TP) Actors Company, where he was a resident actor from 1994 to 2000. He was a member of UP Los Baños’ Teatro Umalohokan, 1987-91, and Arts Research and Training Institute in Southern Tagalog Inc (ARTIST Inc), 1991-94. He won awards such as the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, the 1998 Philippine Centennial Literary Prize, Gawad Buhay! For Outstanding Translation/Adaptation, and etc.
This production will feature not only the student-artists of DLS-CSB, but also two guest artists returning to the stage. Frank Rivera, a returning actor, playwright, and production designer, and Manny Castañeda, an actor and director from the film industry who began on stage. Ang Dakilang Teatro ng Daigdig will run from October 17-19 and 23-26, 2019 at the 5/F SDA Theater, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde School of Design and Arts with shows at 1pm and 7pm. To register, you may fill out our reservation form at tinyurl.com/ADTNDTickets. For more information, you may contact us at (0906) 401 8531 or firstname.lastname@example.org or purchase our tickets at TicketWorld Manila.