Dulaang UP 39th theatre season show schedules


Measure for Measure Hakbang sa Hakbang by Dulaang UP poster
Measure for Measure Hakbang sa Hakbang by Dulaang UP poster

Dulaang UP opens its 39th season with Measure for Measure / Hakbang sa Hakbang by William Shakespeare. Translated to Tagalog by Ron Capnding, and masterminded by none other than Alexander Cortez, this ambitious production is just one of the many surprises in store for theatre fans.

Read on for the full list of Dulaang UP’s upcoming shows.

Ang Nawalang Kapatid (benefit show)

Written by: Floy Quintos
Original music: Ceejay Javier
Directed by: Dexter M. Santos
Playdate: July 4-6, 11-13, 2014 (Fri 7PM; Sat & Sun 3PM & 8PM)
Venue: Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater

A musical adaptation of the Indian epic “Mahabharata” that tests one’s loyalty to family or to the state which made him a prince.

Measure for Measure / Hakbang sa Hakbang

Written by: William Shakespeare
Filipino translation: Ron Capinding
Directed by: Alexander Cortez
Playdate: August 20-September 7, 2014
Venue: Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater

Judge not, that ye be not judged. For what was judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you

– King James Bible, Matthew 7:1-2

Known as one of Shakespeare’s problem plays for it is neither a comedy nor drama. The play raises important moral and social issues – sex, deception, and moral hypocrisy.

Ang Huling Lagda ni Apolinario Mabini

Written by: Floy Quintos
Directed by: Dexter M. Santos
Playdate: October 1-19, 2014 (Wed-Fri 7PM; Sat & Sun 10AM & 3PM)
Venue: Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater

The last days of Apolinario Mabini’s exile in Guam and the conditions that led to his return.

The Country Wife / Ang Misis Kong Promdi

Written by: William Wycherley
Filipino translation: Nicolas B. Pichay
Directed by: Tony Mabesa
Playdate: November 19-December 7, 2014 (Wed-Fri 7PM; Sat & Sun 10AM & 3PM)
Venue: Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater

Bilanggo ng Pag-ibig

Meditations on war, terrorism and the forbidden kiss, inspired by the love and art of Jean Genet

Written by: Rody Vera
Directed by: Jose Estrella
Playdate: February 4-22, 2015 (Wed-Fri 7PM; Sat & Sun 10AM & 3PM)
Venue: Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater

A devised piece which dwells on the urgent issues of terror and rebellion and traces Genet’s life as a petty thief and artist-genius, a convict and one of France’s literary giant, a degenerate liar and staunch activist, a terrorist ally and lover to a guerilla.

For tickets, sponsorships, and show buying inquiries contact Samanta Hannah Clarin or Camille Guevara at 926.1349, 433.7840, 981.8500 local 2449 or email dulaangupmarketing at gmail.com