Bahay Tanghalan: Tanghalang Ateneo Online Festival

Tanghalang Ateneo, the longest-running theater company of the Loyola Schools of Ateneo de Manila University, is proud to present “Bahay Tanghalan: TA Online Festival”,  the opener for its 42nd Theater Season: Adaptation|Pagbabanyuhay: Bagong Anyo ng Buhay. This event is a celebration of performance in the online sphere, which shall feature six (6) productions written by and mounted by students of the Ateneo community. It shall display performances adapted from numerous classical and royalty-free literary works, and presented through innovations which redefine live theater.

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The six (6) productions of the event are: Pana-panahong Pagsuyo (released on October 19), Balay Dolor (released on October 26), Lamon-Babae (released on November 2), Bitaw (released on December), Tapahoho (released on December), and 2039 (released on December). Each with a plot distinct from each other, the productions present a wide variety of themes including mental health, gender development, disinformation campaigns, systematic marginalization and oppression, Filipino tradition and religion, power abuse, fanaticism, and political struggles, which aid in the development of the social consciousness and involvement.

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“Bahay Tanghalan: TA Online Festival” is curated and supervised by Guelan Varela-Luarca (for playwright), D Cortezano (for technical elements), Laura Cabochan (for acting), Tata Tuviera (for production design), Giancarlo Abarahan (for directing), and Zoë de Ocampo (for graphics design). Its shows will be accessible from October 19, 2020 to May 31, 2021, and can be accessed through Tanghalang Ateneo’s official website:


For questions and additional details about the show, kindly contact Kristelle Angelyne Ventura at (0966) 307 5975. You may also connect with Tanghalang Ateneo through the following social media networks: