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Photo Flash: Dulaang UP Presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Now Thru 9/7

September 1
1:47 AM 2014

Photo Flash: Dulaang UP Presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Now Thru 9/7Manila, Philippines--Dulaang UP (DUP) celebrates the 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth by staging one of the poet and dramatist's problem plays, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, and HAKBANG SA HAKBANG, a Filipino translation by Ron Capinding ("Middle Finger"), at Wilfrido Ma. Guererro Theater, Palma Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City until Sunday, September 7, with performances at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

For closing weekend tickets, contact Samanta Hannah Clarin or Camille Guevara at (632)926-1349, (632)981-8500 local 2449, or email dulaangupmarketing@gmail.com.

"When the Duke of Vienna takes a leave of absence and hands his power over the iron-fisted Angelo, a new regime begins, which brings the very definitions of vice and virtue into question. MEASURE FOR MEASURE centers on the terrible choice asked of Isabella, a novice nun, by the hypocritical Angelo as he tries to cleanse the city of its impurities. Isabella must decide whether to sacrifice her virginity to Angelo to save her brother Claudio's life, or to remain virtuous. The Duke, who returns incognito to Vienna, must also decide how to resume governance of an unruly state." (Shakespeare Theatre Company, 2012 Regional Theater Tony Award recipient)

DUP's MEASURE FOR MEASURE ("Hakbang sa Hakbang"), directed by Alexander C. Cortez (DUP's "Collection"), features actors Jeremy Domingo, Russell Legaspi, Mitoy Sta. Ana, Tarek El Tayech, Randy Villarama, Joel Saracho, Banaue Miclat-Janssen, Jojit Lorenzo, Earle Figuracion, Arkel Mendoza, Mica Pineda, Cindy Lopez, Delphine Buencamino, Issa Litton, Jules dela Paz, Lehner Mendoza, Sigmund Pecho, Eshei Mesina, Manuel Tinio, Cedrick Juan, JR Macanas, Isabel Quesada, Charm Aranton, Lexi Bartolome, Chesca Ostrea, Axl Tumanut, Dan Dagondon, Giancarlo Patelo, and Miguel Anenias.

The production's artistic staff includes Gino Gonzales (costume design), Faust Peneyra (set design), Meliton Roxas, Jr. (technical direction and light design), Jethro Joaquin (sound design), Teresa Barrozo (music design), Winter David (video), Dr. Judy Ick and Claire Alston (dramaturgy), Erika Estacio (assistant direction), and PJ Rebullida (movement).

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Photo Flash: Dulaang UP Presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Now Thru 9/7
Dulaang UP presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Hakbang sa Hakbang).

Photo Flash: Dulaang UP Presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Now Thru 9/7
Dulaang UP presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Hakbang sa Hakbang).

Photo Flash: Dulaang UP Presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Now Thru 9/7
Dulaang UP presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Hakbang sa Hakbang).

Photo Flash: Dulaang UP Presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Now Thru 9/7
Dulaang UP presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Hakbang sa Hakbang).

Photo Flash: Dulaang UP Presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Now Thru 9/7
Dulaang UP presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Hakbang sa Hakbang).

Photo Flash: Dulaang UP Presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Now Thru 9/7
Dulaang UP presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Hakbang sa Hakbang).

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