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TEAM TFM talks to director and lead actor Bart Guingona.

TFM Review: The Normal Heart by Alphonzo Alegrado

“When it comes to repartee, The Normal Heart is bursting at the seams. Having said this, the show does have it’s fair share of sullen and somber moments. Larry Kramer’s script is brilliant, well-balanced, and would surely be a delight for any actor to perform.”

    After the massive success of its first run last July, The Normal Heart returns to the RCBC Theater this October. For all the praise #TheNormalHeartMNL has  garnered for different aspects of its production, the two most common sentiments  expressed were: 1. How the play has awakened the viewer to the HIV crisis in the Philippines and …

TFM Review: Venus in Fur by Nikki Francisco Sado-Masochism isn’t an easy sell—or maybe it is. We do live in a post Fifty Shades of Grey world, after all. Still, you don’t see plays like “Venus in Fur” staged very often in these parts. But, The Necessary Theatre likes staging shows that rile you up. …