Theater productions 2024
New original Filipino productions you need to watch out for

Six new works coming in within the first half of the year

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Filmmaker Moira Lang isn’t on Letterboxd but she’ll still tell you what’s worth watching if you ask

At her “No Showing” film space at Art Fair Philippines, Moira talks about the value of seemingly inconsequential conversations, why word of mouth trumps critics’ reviews, and the case for lowering movie ticket prices

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Catch a free screening of ‘Gomburza’ on the 152nd anniversary of their martyrdom

The Pepe Diokno-directed film will be screened at the Metropolitan Theater on Feb. 17—with limited free slots

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Ryan Villamael will always be Los Baños’ artist in residence

Despite being born and spending most of his life in Laguna, the artist never runs out of reasons to return to his hometown

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Filipina modernist art, hanging out with filmmakers: What we’re excited about at Art Fair PH 2024

One of the most widely attended art events in the country is back this Feb. 16 to 18

The real return of live theater is now, and we’re here for it

2023 was a rich and busy year for local theater, and this year’s gearing up to be even better

‘Gomburza’ and why I have hope for the historical film genre

Emerging as 2nd Best Picture and bagging several awards from the Metro Manila Film Festival’s Gabi ng Parangal, “Gomburza” is proof that history is not an outdated subject

Jose Mari Chan’s holiday tunes are finally getting the musical treatment

Repertory Philippines is producing the first-ever original Filipino Christmas musical featuring the holiday hits of Jose Mari Chan

Puppet play ‘Prinsipe Bahaghari’ is a magical story for kids—and adults who were once kids

The world’s beloved novella “The Little Prince” is adapted into Filipino with scenes and characters made more relatable to the local viewer

‘Twenty Questions’ probes the idea of intimacy through conversation

Juan Ekis’ iconic two-hander play explores themes of love, sex, and vulnerability. For its 20th anniversary, these timeless themes get a Gen Z approach