Palanca winning piece ‘Kung Paano Maghiwalay’ to be staged

First witnessed as a stage reading in 2008, Carlos Palanca Memorial award-winning two-act play Kung Paano Maghiwalay is back to once again tackle the timeless subject of falling out of love in a series of vignettes that present perspectives on break-ups.

Palanca winning piece ‘Kung Paano Maghiwalay’ to be staged
‘Paano Maghiwalay’ tackle the timeless subject of breakups and falling out of love
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde (DLS-CSB) brings a non-linear episodic piece which presents the different stages of disintegrating relationships of diverse couples threaded by the common trajectory as it puts the value of love in question.

Kung Paano Maghiwalay was written by actor, director, playwright and Egg Theater Company. Co-Founder George de Jesus III, whose expertise in his craft earned him several awards from the Centennial Literary Competition, the National Commission of Culture and the Arts (NCCA) Teatro Bulwagan Playwrighting Competition, and the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature.

His masterpiece will be brought to life by artist-educator Eric Villanueva Dela Cruz, the founder and creative navigator of TAXI (Theater. Applied. Experiential. Immersive) Theater, an interdisciplinary collaborative platform for practitioners who explores innovation in storytelling and audience engagement.

The over-all scoring will be handled by the composer, sound designer, mixing engineer and music producer Simo Dacanay.

The stellar cast is headlined by veterans, to include Gawad Buhay for Best Actress awardee Sherry Lara and experienced theater actor Alexx Agcaoili.

They will be supported by promising young Benildean artists.

It is produced by Teatro 77, a community of Theater Arts students from the School of Design and Arts (SDA) of DLS-CSB in partnership with TAXI Theater and Egg Theater Company.

Kung Paano Maghiwalay is scheduled on March 26 and March 27 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and March 28 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

It will likewise be screened from April 1 to April 3 at 1:00 p.m. and April 4 at 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Shows will be at the 6/F Black Box, School of Design and Arts Campus, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, 950 Pablo Ocampo (Vito Cruz) Street, Malate, Manila.

Topics: Carlos Palanca Memorial , Kung Paano Maghiwalay , De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde
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