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UST Artistang Artlets Stages "Sa North Diversion Road" by Tony Perez

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Artistang Artlets, the official theater guild of the Faculty of Arts and Letters of the University of Santo Tomas, on its 33rd season is proud to bring you its Major Production this coming September.
North Diversion Road, written by Don Carlos Palanca and FAMAS awardee Tony Perez, is a play which tackles different varieties of love stories. Plotted along the stretch of North Luzon Expressway, common are the cars that drive around the highway but it begs to ask the question what’s behind those moving vehicles.
Staged and even turned into a movie starring John Arcilla and Irma Adlawan, the North Diversion Road will take you on smooth ride combined with unexpected swifts and turns of a couple's love story.
Directed by Ma. Kristina Magno and produced by Christine Emano, the North Diversion Road will be staged at the Tan Yan Kee Auditorium, Tan Yan Kee Building, University of Santo Tomas, on September 24, 25, 26 and 27, 2013. Time slots are 10am, 1pm, 4pm and 7pm.
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DULAANG UP STAGES JACOBEAN TRAGEDY THE DUCHESS OF MALFI/ ANG DUKESA NG MALFI

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This September, Dulaang UP continues its tradition of bringing world classics to the Filipino audience through the first major Philippine production of John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi. Dark and visceral, The Duchess of Malfi is widely held as the greatest of Webster’s works and the most gripping of the Jacobean tragedies. It has mesmerized and shocked audiences since it was first staged 400 years ago in 1613.
The Duchess of Malfi is renowned for producing what could probably be theatre’s most compelling female protagonist and two of its most twisted villains. The play follows the story of a recently widowed duchess as she decides to go against her scheming brothers by secretly marrying her personal steward. The discovery of her deception engulfs everyone in a tumultuous and maddening whirlpool of envy, incest, greed, destruction, and death. The characters’ struggle for and against their desires forces us to ask ourselves, “How far will we go for pleasure?”
DUP’s produc…