WHERE DOES LOVE GO WHEN A RELATIONSHIP ENDS?
THE EGG THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS KUNG PAANO MAGHIWALAY
The Egg Theater Company together with Pineapple Lab presents its first major offering for its second season, Kung Paano Maghiwalay.
Touted by renowned playwright, Floy Quintos as “one of the most moving pieces of Philippine contemporary theater,” Kung Paano Maghiwalay was first presented as a staged reading during the Virgin Labfest 4 at the CCP in July 2008. It unfolds in a non-linear manner with the different characters caught grappling and confronting the dissolution of their relationships.
The play tackles the subject of love in scenes that capture moments when break-ups happen. From the hysterically funny to the clinically blasé, the play captures snapshots of relationships disintegrating: a husband decides to split with his wife after recovering from a heart attack, a couple jokes around about breaking up and actually does, a gay couple tries to have a friendly separation, another couple cries through their break-up.Kung Paano Maghiwalay does not follow a chronological structure but is emotionally threaded by the pathos, anger, and pain of breaking-up like a symphony that fractures into rippling movements, a tribute to the loss of love and the painful confrontations to truth.
Written by award-winning playwright and Egg Theater Company co-founder, George de Jesus III, the screenplay version of Kung Paano Maghiwalay won the Palanca Award in 2013 and has been mounted by a number of university-based theater groups including TeatroTomasino and FEU Theater Guild.
The play features a stellar ensemble of new and seasoned actors: Renante Bustamante, RechelleGimpes, Mara Paulina Marasigan, Victor Medina, Juliene Mendoza, Stella Cañete-Mendoza, Sheena Ramos, Paul Jake Paule, Gabs Santos, Sarina Sasaki, LianSilverio, Andrea Tatad, Floyd Tena, AffyVarona, Andrei Vegas, and Teetin Villanueva. The play will run on May 19-20, 26-27 and June 2-3 at 8:00 PM and on May 21, 28 and June 4 at 7:00 PM. Venue is at Pineapple Lab, 6071 R. Palma Street, Poblacion, Makati City. For tickets and inquiries, visit Egg Theater Company’s FB Page or contact 0917-8040762.