"Noli at Fili" still running at the PETA Theater Center

by Jocelyn Dimaculangan
Aug 15, 2008
Tickets to the August 21, 22, and 24 performances of Noli at Fili Dekada 2000 (Dos Mil) are still available.

Noli at Fili Dekada 2000
(Dos Mil) is an adaptation of Dr. Jose Rizal's two novels: El Filibusterismo and Noli Me Tangere. The two-act play opens with a re-creation of a flash flood, using showerheads placed over the actors.

The Philippine Educational Theater Association shows corruption in society through the fictional story of a mayor turned guerilla named Ibarra Marasigan. As the modern-day Crisostomo Ibarra, he discovers that the police and public officials are allowing illegal logging in the forests of the Sierra Madre in exchange for money.

While fighting against corruption, Ibarra's love affair with his fiancée, Clarissa Santos (the modern-day Maria Clara) ends. The scorned lover becomes Ka Simoun of the National Liberation Army and seeks revenge against those who caused his suffering.

This play stars Lex Marcos as Ibarra and Julia Enriquez as Clarissa. Singer-theater actor Robert Seña plays Provincial Commander Colonel Salvador (Salvi) Salvatierra while Bembol Roco alternates with Bodjie Pascua for the role of Monsignor Damaso, bishop of the newly established diocese of San Lorenzo.

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Noli at Fili, written by Nic Tiongson and directed by Soxie Topacio, runs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the PETA-Phinma Theater until August 24.

For inquiries and ticket reservation, please contact PETA Marketing and Public Relations Office at 410-0821/ 725-6244.

Performance schedules:

August 21, Thursday, 3:00 pm

August 22, Friday, 10:00 am and 3:00 pm

August 24, Sunday, 7:00 pm

Venue: PETA Theater Center, 5 Eymard Drive (formerly Sunnyside Drive), Brgy. Kristong Hari, New Manila, Quezon City

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