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Pamana: A theatrical revolution


The first docu-musical on Ninoy and Cory

On August 21, the Ninoy & Cory Aquino Foundation, Inc. (NCAF), in partnership with Indie.go Media, and the Philippine Educational Theater Association, Inc. (PETA), proudly present the gala premiere of PAMANA – an original docu-musical written by Rody Vera and music composed by Ryan Cayabyab and Manoling V. Francisco, S.J.

NCAF, Indie.go Media and PETA brings the audience back in time as they re-tell the lives of three generations of a Filipino family recalling the EDSA revolution.

Pamana..Ninoy and Cory Aquino tribute

The cast is led by Malou de Guzman as Lola Azon; Bodjie Pascua as Turo, Azon’s husband; Jett Pangan as Edgar, son of Lola Azon and Trina’s father; and Kakki Teodoro as Trina, grand daughter of Lola Azon.

PAMANA ensemble includes the Choral VIVA VOCE. Catch PAMANA-Musical tribute to NINOY and CORY Aug 22, 24, 25, 2013 at the MERALCO theater. Photo by Jude Bautista

PAMANA ensemble includes the Choral VIVA VOCE. Catch PAMANA-Musical tribute to NINOY and CORY Aug 22, 24, 25, 2013 at the MERALCO theater. Photo by Jude Bautista

The ensemble is composed of Raul Alfonso, Kiki Baento, Raflesia Bravo, Roi Calilong, Buddy Caramat, Joan Co, Karen Gaerlan, Gio Gahol, She Maala, Benedict Manaois, Gie Onida, Norbs Portales, Gino Ramirez, Victor Robinson, Angela Samson, Nica Santiago, Miela Sayo, Ian Segarra, Gold Villar and Yeyin Dela Cruz.

Lending support as chorus is Viva Voce under artistic director Camille Molina.

The artistic and creative team of PAMANA is led by Rody Vera (Playwright), Maribel Legarda (Stage Director), Melvin Lee (Associate Stage Director), Jun Reyes (Video Director and Executive Producer), Manoling V. Francisco, S.J. and Ryan Cayabyab (Composers), Vince de Jesus (Musical Director), Batche Tan (Choreograper), Boni Juan (Set Designer), Carlo Pagunaling (Costume Designer), Jonjon Villareal (Lighting Designer and Technical Designer).

Show schedule:

August 22, 2013 – 8:00 pm

August 24-25, 2013 – 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm

For further details, call PETA Theater Center at numbers 725-6244 or 09064817333. Tickets are also available through Ticketworld at 891-9999 or visit www.ticketworld.com.ph

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