R.U.R (Robot Unibersal ni Rossum) Kicks Off Tanghalang Ateneo’s 37th Season
Opening the season is R.U.R. (ROBOT UNIBERSAL NI ROSSUM), a science fiction classic by Czech writer Karel Capek. Originally written in Czech, this Tanghalang Ateneo production will use a new Filipino translation by Palanca winner Guelan Varela-Luarca. Introducing the word “robot” to the English language, the play depicts the rebellion of human-like creatures that leads to the extinction of the human race. The danger of man’s desires of a utopian and totalitarian world is one of the play’s central themes.
For more details about this show, click here
For more details about what’s happening in the Manila theater scene, click here