The Harlequin Theatre Guild (HTG), the resident theater
organization of De La Salle University, will be re-staging its major production
titled Unang Ulan ng Mayo. Performances are slated for October 9 (7
pm), October 10 (10 am, 3 pm and 7 pm) and October 11 (3 pm and 7
pm) at the Black Box, School of Design and Arts Building, De La Salle-College
of St. Benilde.
Unang Ulan ng Mayo, written by 1997 Don Carlos
Palanca Awards winner John Iremil Teodoro, was first staged by the Harlequin
Theatre Guild last Season 2007-2008 at the Tanghalaang Huseng Batute, Cultural
Center of the Philippines. The three-act play is directed by Raffy Tejada,
senior member of Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) and the
Guild's artistic director.
Unang Ulan ng Mayo is about the lost of innocence of
Victor, a polio victim. He discovers the beauty of love and the pangs of truth
as he falls in love with Efren, who claims to be a godson of Victor's father
from Manila. This is set in a remote farming village called San Anghel in
Antique during the planting season of May, which marks the coming of the first
rains of the year. It was during the first rain of May that Efren arrived in
A relationship blossomed between Victor and Efren but it
ends tragically when they discovered that truth about their real identities.
Tickets are priced at Php200. You may reserve tickets
through Rouchelle Dinglasan, the Guild's Marketing Head, at 0906-4208218 or
call Janeth Salcedo, Cultural Arts Office Secretary, at 524-4611 loc. 702.
You may also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org