Review, Theater

Review: Too much ‘sahog’ spoils the kimchi in “American Hwangap”

Mario O’Hara. Gina Pareno. Leisl Batucan– there is no doubt that Tanghalang Pilipino achieved the motherload of theater greats in American Hwangap. Big names for such a generic family drama. It’s not like they, along with Nicco Manalo and Jeremy Domingo, didn’t make for an exquisite theater experience, but the script itself is definitely not without… Read More Review: Too much ‘sahog’ spoils the kimchi in “American Hwangap”

Review, Theater

Review: No regrets with 9 Works Theatrical’s “Rent”

Jonathan Larson’s Rent is arguably one of the most loved, well-known, and overrated musicals there ever was. Everyone knows the story– eight twenty-somethings living in the East Village of New York City in the early 90s. They deal with love, loss, and AIDS while trying to keep themselves from being evicted from their homes. Fredison Lo’s Mark… Read More Review: No regrets with 9 Works Theatrical’s “Rent”