BWW Review: UNDER MY SKIN is Armed With Substantial Information About HIV
by Jude Buot - Feb 18, 2020
The Philippine Theater Educational Association's (PETA) 52nd season-ender is unlike the more popular stage plays (e.g., The Normal Heart or Angels in America), which also talk about HIV and AIDS. Categorized by its creators as a a?oedrama anthology,a?? Under My Skin is a one-act play that weaves through several stories based on the experiences of real-life Filipino individuals living with HIV. At the onset, the main agenda of the play is to educate its audience with correct and updated information about HIV and AIDS in the Philippines.
PHOTOS: PETA's UNDER MY SKIN Opens; Cherry Pie Picache Leads the Cast
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 10, 2020
During the whole run of the play, after every end of the show, we will have debriefing and discussion with the audience, which will be facilitated by our actors and partners. We hope that it will further deepen the understanding of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).a?? a?" Maribel Legarda, PETA Artistic Director
VIDEO: Cherry Pie Picache Performs Excerpt from UNDER MY SKIN; Show Opens Feb. 2020
by Carla Delgado - Dec 4, 2019
Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA), LoveYourself, and The Red Whistle joined together to form a creative campaign that will bring light to the issues of HIV in the country. This campaign, called a?oeActing on HIV,a?? includes different components that will help debunk myths, disprove misconceptions, and eradicate the stigma surrounding the disease.
PETA Launches ACTING ON HIV Initiatives; UNDER MY SKIN Closes 52nd Season
by Carla Delgado - Oct 30, 2019
With PETA's Acting in HIV campaign, they are steadfast in their goal of tackling sensitive topics through theater and the arts. They use theater as their medium to forward their advocacies and help the public to be educated, especially with shows like Under My Skin.
Get Discounts to 'NIGHT, MOTHER on March 3 Matinee
by Oliver Oliveros - Feb 19, 2018
Get up to 20% off your tickets to Philippine Theater Association's (PETA) Filipino adaptation of Marsha Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama 'NIGHT, MOTHER, starring Eugene Domingo and Sherry Lara, on Saturday, March 3, at 3 p.m, at PETA-Phinma Theater (5 Sunnyside Drive, New Manila, Quezon City).
PETA Deals With Mental Health Via 'NIGHT, MOTHER
by Janine Angela Martinez - Dec 7, 2017
The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) ends its 50th season by challenging local theater audiences to start conversations and explore issues on mental health, suicide, and family relationships via its Filipino adaptation of Marsha Norman's 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama 'NIGHT, MOTHER
Happy 50th Anniversary, PETA!
by Jude Buot - Apr 21, 2017
Singkuwenta (which means 50 in Filipino), Philippine Educational Theater Association's (PETA) 50th-anniversary concert (April 7, 8) proves that this theater company is showing no signs of aging, and still is as relevant and viable as ever. For a two-night anniversary concert, the creative team crafted an efficient way to look back at 50 years' worth of stories of struggles and triumphs, yet not falling into the predictable route of showcasing just about every song they have in their catalog. Yes, it was a bit of a history lesson, except it was told through a dynamic staging of cleverly chosen repertoire.
Photo Flash: Performances from WILLIAM, NOLI ME TANGERE, CARE DIVAS & PETER PAN at Philstage Gawad Buhay!
by Oliver Oliveros - Jul 4, 2012
Live performances from Philippine Educational Theater Association's WILLIAM, CARE DIVAS, Tanghalang Pilipino's NOLI ME TANGERE, and Repertory Philippines' PETER PAN beefed up the 2011 Philstage Gawad Buhay!, line produced by theater advocates Audie Gemora and Alvin Trono's Stages Production Specialists Inc., at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' main lobby on Sunday.
Photo Flash: CARE DIVAS At Rep's Onstage Theatre
by Oliver Oliveros - May 5, 2012
"Care Divas," Philippine Educational Theater Association's (PETA) newest hit musical about five overseas Filipino male caregivers who transform into drag performers at night, written by Palanca Award-winning playwright Liza Magtoto, wowed theatergoers anew during its three-day run held recently at Repertory Philippines' (Rep) Onstage Theatre in Makati City. Both PETA and Rep are celebrating their 45th anniversary this year.
Photo Coverage: CARE DIVAS to Debut at OnStage Theatre, 4/27-29
by Oliver Oliveros - Apr 17, 2012
Considered as pillars of Philippine Theater, Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) and Repertory Philippines (Rep) - coincidentally, both theater companies celebrate their 45th anniversary this year - are joining forces to bring one of PETA's highly successful original Filipino musicals, "Care Divas," to Rep's home at Greenbelt 1's OnStage Theatre on April 27 to 29.
2011 BWW Philippines Awards Reveal Nominees
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 3, 2011
Congratulations to BroadwayWorld.com (BWW) Philippines Awards' nominees, whose names are below, and were shortlisted from around 500 nomination entries sent from October 6 to 31.
PETA Scores A Hit With CARE DIVAS, Encore Performances Set 4/1-3
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 27, 2011
'Care Divas,' Philippine Educational Theater Association's (PETA) newest musical comedy, responds to a public clamor for encore performances at the PETA Theater Center set April 1, to 3.
Photo Coverage: SWEENEY TODD Manila Sweeps Acting Trophies at 2009 Philstage Awards
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 27, 2010
Repertory Philippines' acclaimed production of Stephen Sondheim's 'Sweeney Todd' earned five PHILSTAGE Awards Friday night (March 26, 2010) in Manila, Philippines taking home acting honors for its lead cast Audie Gemora (Best Male Lead Performance in a Musical), Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo (Best Female Lead Performance in a Musical), Liesl Batucan (Best Female Featured Performance in a Musical), and Marvin Ong (Best Male Featured Performance in a Musical). 'Sweeney Todd's' musical director Gerard Salonga also won the Best Musical Direction award.