Friday, November 07, 2008

Gerilya sa Powell Street

I have always been a supporter of the Philippine Entertainment Industry, be it directly of indirectly. I have the privilege of being able to see the first screening night of Gerilya sa Powell Street, which opens tonight at the CCP Tanghalang Huseng Batute.

If ever you have the time and are contemplating of things to do, try watching a Filipino play. With "Gerilya," it is starred by two of the most prized actors of our generation, Tommy Abuel and Bembol Roco.

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Below are the details fo the play:

Venue : Tanghalang Huseng Batute(CCP Studio Theater)

Time : 8:00 pm, Date : Nov 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 2008

Time : 3:00 pm, Date : Nov 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 2008

Synopsis: Elderly war veterans battle loneliness, homesickness and despair with a deep reserve of humor as they endure the life of exiles in San Francisco, California. The relentless rhythm of the cable cars become the background for the poignant ruminations on patriotism and homeland. Leading actors from Philippine cinema share the stage with the bastions of Philippine theater. Rody Vera’s adaptation of Benjamin Pimentel’s novel is directed by Chris Millado.

Let's support our very own artists and their crafts. This is highly recommended especially for teens and young adults who have little or no knowledge of the country's past. It not only provides entertainment, but also gives the viewers a sense of history, culture, and nationhood, which I'm sure is lacking in the Filipino psyche nowadays.

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