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Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Marco Viana plays Biff Loman in DEATH OF A
SALESMAN ("Pahimakas Ng Isang Ahente").
Photo: Erickson Dela Cruz

Manila, Philippines--Tanghalang Pilipino, the resident theater company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP), presents Arthur Miller's classic play DEATH OF SALESMAN ("Pahimakas Ng Isang Ahente"), translated into Filipino by National Artist for Theater and Literature Rolando Tinio, at Tanghalang Huseng Batute (Studio Theater) until Sunday, October 19.

BroadwayWorld.com photographer Erickson Dela Cruz took photos on opening night, September 26. Check out his photos below, which show the alternate cast--mostly members of Tanghalang Pilipino Actor's Company--in action!

DEATH OF A SALESMAN's original Broadway production opened at Morosco Theatre in February 1949; the production won the Tony Awards for Best Play; Best Featured Actor in a Play for Arthur Kennedy; Best Scenic Design for Jo Mielziner; Best Author for Miller; and Best Director for Elia Kazan. On the same year, the play also won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play.

Additionally, the play has already enjoyed four Broadway revivals: (1) the revival production at Circle in the Square Theatre in 1975, which starred George C. Scott as Willy Loman; (2) the Tony Award-winning revival production at Broadhurst Theatre in 1984, which starred Dustin Hoffman as Willy Loman; (3) the Tony Award-winning revival production at Eugene O'Neill Theatre in 1999, which starred Brian Dennehy as Willy Loman; and lastly, (4) the Tony Award-winning revival production at Ethel Barrymore Theatre in 2012, which starred Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman and Andrew Garfield as Biff Loman, his Broadway debut.

Directed by Chris Millado, Tanghalang Pilipino's new production of DEATH OF A SALESMAN ("Pahimakas Ng Isang Ahente") stars Fernando "Nanding" Josef (Willy Loman), Jonathan Tadioan (Willy Loman), Gina Pareno (Linda Loman), Racquel Pareno (Linda Loman), Yul Servo (Biff Loman), Marco Viana (Biff Loman), Ricardo Magno (Happy), Ding Navasero (Ben), Mcdonell Bolanos (Ben), Dido del Paz (Charley), Bong Cabrera (Charley), JV Ibesate (Bernard), Doray Dayo (Ang Babae), Aldo Vencilao (Howard Wagner), Dan Jarden de Guzman (Stanley), Regina De Vera (Miss Forsythe), Llorvie Nuevo (Letta), and Antonette Go (Jenny).

Katsch Katoy is lighting designer; Leo Abaya, set designer; James Reyes, costume designer; TJ Ramos, sound designer; and Giselle Garcia, dramaturg.

For tickets (PHP 600-800), visit www.ticketworld.com.ph.

Photos: Erickson Dela Cruz

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Ricardo Magno

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Racquel Pareno, Jonathan Tadioan

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Racquel Pareno, Ricardo Magno, Jonathan Tadioan, Marco Viana

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Jonathan Tadioan, Racquel Pareno

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Marco Viana

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Racquel Pareno, Ricardo Magno, Jonathan Tadioan, Marco Viana

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Ricardo Magno

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Jonathan Tadioan, Marco Viana

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Jonathan Tadioan, Racquel Pareno

Photo Coverage: First Look at DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Tanghalang Pilipino
Jonathan Tadioan, Racquel Pareno


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