One iconic Philippine theatre experience is Kanser, the
stage version of Noli Me Tangere that is written by our National Hero, Dr. Jose
Rizal. There are many versions of this play by different theater groups, from
musical to straight play.
Gantimpala Theater Foundation made it as their own biggest
production for so many years, it keep changing and upgrading in many aspects,
from color feel, to music ambiance and of course the magnificent cast that is
challenge to portray iconic characters onstage.
Kanser 2018 proves to adopt the needful in terms of stage
show, a showcase of photos and some graphics is on the projector during the
performances, some new twist in some remarkable scenes is implemented, like the
slapping scene of Maria Clara and Padre Salvi which the audience find it
humorous. But the kissing scenes of Crisostomo and Maria Clara is always the favorite
mostly by the students, they feel the “kilig” somehow.
Award winning Director, Actor and Model Frannie Zamora is
Philippine Stagers Foundation, Inc is identified in
producing grand spectacle theater play that is base on history that shapes our
nation, mostly watch by different schools, State Colleges and Universities throughout
the Philippines, their latest production, Sindak 1941 is an added laurel to
their growing list of hits.
In Sindak 1941, is the newly enhance and complete story of
their previous play entitled “Filipinas 1941”, a story of two brothers trying
to earn a living in a time there is no God, a time the Japanese occupy The Philippines with no mercy.
Sindak or scary stand to its title, it did show a lot of
scary and miserable things experience by Filipino in the arms of the Japanese
military, the unforgettable Bataan Death March, the comfort women issues and
mass killing, and the so-called hero of World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur.
The play is so brave in pointing out some wrong notion, in correcting
some historical facts that its writer and director, Vince Tanada is standing o…
Romantic Movie in Filipino setting takes another leap in
Momol Nights, an iWant movie original streaming free online. The movie stars
promising actress Kim Molina and Kit Thompson under the direction of Benedict Mique,
Having Molina in the cast you can expect a great comedy
acting, from stage to TV series to Movies, Molina proves she can handle well in
delivering all needed for a character that need to be seen and felt by the
audience. And that’s the very reason I watch Momol nights, because that’s how I
adore this promising actress that I’ve seen first in a theater production of “Kung
Paano Ako Naging Leading lady.”
In Momol Nights which is acronym for Make out, Make Out Lang
style of dating that usually involve lust or sex and nothing else, the movie is
centered on Molina’s to die for searching for a man of her dreams, and achieving
that is taking an option of One Night Stand only to give in her desire of
finding Mr. Right. However, it was the other way around as she expects m…