Two Palanca award-winning plays to be performed on May 11-13

Sipat Lawin Ensemble is set tostage Six Degrees—a twin-bill presentation featuring Liza Magtoto’s Agnoiaand George de Jesus III’s Sala sa Pito. These plays were named,respectively, as first and second place winners in the full-length play(Filipino) category of the 52nd DonCarlos Palanca Memorial Awards held in 2002.

The Sipat Lawin Ensemble bringsto life two Palanca-award winning plays in celebration of Philippine HighSchool for the Arts’ 30th anniversary.

The twin-bill presentation SixDegrees will take place on May 11, 12 and 13 at the Tanghalang Batute ofthe Cultural Center of the Philippines. It will feature Liza Magtoto’s Agnoia and George deJesus III’s Sala Sa Pito.

Agnoia won first place in the full-length play(Filipino) category of the 2002 DonCarlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature while Sala Sa Pito washeralded as second place. LizaMagtoto’s play is based on Eli Guieb III’s Horoscope, a modern andunconventional story told like a weekly horoscope.

The Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awardsfor Literature was established in 1950 in honor of Don Carlos Palanca, Sr., aself-educated businessman and patron of educational institutions.

Tickets are sold at P200 (regular) and P150 (studentprice). For inquiries, please call 09156284277.


Performance dates: May 11 (7:30 p.m.)

May 12 (3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.)

May 13 (3 p.m.)

Venue: Tanghalang Batute,Cultural Center of the Philippines, CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City


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