In Noli at Fili Dekada Dos Mil (literally translated as Noli and Fili in the year 2000), playwright Nicanor Tiongson takes the essence of Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo and skillfully weaves them together in a 2.5 hour play set in the modern day. It is 2004, the year of the infamous Infanta …

TFM Review: Florante at Laura by Frida Tan Staging a literary classic such as this is no easy feat. But what makes it 10 times harder are the hundreds of restless high school students that the company has to keep in their seats for 2.5 hours. Fortunately, Gantimpala Theater Foundation has already mastered the answer …

“The company is brave and dare I say philanthropic even, as they take on the difficult task of developing new talent through workshops and short plays.”

“It was like being in a rock concert, but instead of guitars and drums, it was more than 30 dancers shaking the ground with nothing but perfect ballet.”