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Review | Mula sa Buwan (Or Why It Deserves Another Rerun)

mula sa buwan
February 28, 2017

Soon after Blackbox Productions’ Mula sa Buwan returned for a two-weekend run last February 18, I saw social media posts comparing the musical to the recently-released Jollibee “Vow” ad. But while the trope was definitely similar, the Cyrano de Bergerac retelling was SO much more than that. (In millenial-speak, it was simply SO EXTRA.) This December 2016 review of Mula sa Buwan will tell…

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Review | Black Box Productions’ Mula Sa Buwan

mula sa buwan
December 9, 2016

When I saw Mula sa Buwan‘s teaser a few months ago, I immediately decided I’m going to watch this production without even knowing yet what it was about. It was THAT pretty and catchy. I followed their Facebook page, watched out for updates, and panicked a little when they released show dates and realized it was only going to run ONE…

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Review | PETA Theater’s The Tempest Reimagined

the tempest reimagined review
December 5, 2016

I walked into The Tempest Reimagined with only the vaguest idea of what the story was about. I already expected to drown in Shakespeare’s words like an inexperienced person was wont to do, but PETA’s masterfully written adaptation always managed to pull me back to shore. Weaving two different stories from two different cultures, worlds (fiction vs. real life), and…

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