The 9th Philippine Stagers Foundation Theater Festival.
|Among this year's competing plays. Death Between The Line, Isla Apat, Love You Like A Lovesong Behbeh and Wanted for hire.|
Aside from competing plays, the highlights of the festival features fresh and raw talents from this year’s batch of workshop participants who undergo rigid training from acting, singing, dancing to stage design and even directing play.
|Atty. Vince Tanada with the cast of Dilaw o Pula.|
They are now gearing up for the opening of another theater season by July, wherein they are going to present another original Filipino musical “Pope-pular, paano kong pinoy si kiko”, a musical tribute of stagers to Pope Francis who visit Philippines early this year.
|Jury members, Dr.Ricky Abad, Actor Bernardo Bernardo and Comediane/Actor Garry Lim.|
Among our favorites for this year’s competing plays are comedy with advocacy Isla Apat, the troubled for adults only Hari ng Ari, and romantic comedy Love me like a love song behbeh, stagers also revisit their old plays such as Stars, I Didith Show, Dilaw o Pula, Sa Parlor so many more.
|This year's batch of workshoppers in different act.|
But the biggest announcement during the last day of the festival last May 9, is the inclusion of Bernardo Bernardo in the coming Pope-pular play of stagers, Tanada on his speech is so delighted that a thespian and great actor like Bernardo is convince to join them in the coming theater season, they are so happy in having Bernardo who popularize the character of Steve Carpio in the defunct comedy sitcom Home Along Da Riles of the late Comedy King Dolphy in ABS-CBN in the late 90’s.
The festival of Stagers started last April 18 to May 9, 2015, wherein hundreds of students and professionals from different cities and provinces audition to be part of this year’s work shoppers, in which some of them will be chosen to be part of PSF. The workshop is for free in which according to Tanada is a way of thanking all of their supporters through the 14 years and counting of PSF
|Stagers Patrick Libao leads the short erotic play "Hari Ng Ari".|
|The last week set of play perform by Stagers.|