A Reimagining of Romeo and Juliet opens Dulaang UP's 40th season

Dulaang UP opens its 40th season with a multimedia hallucination of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Transforming Verona into a concrete jungle, #R </ 3 J is set in its version of Metro Manila that is teeming with corruption, revolt, advertisements, sex, social media and condominium units. This theatrical project seeks to dramatize, through a pastiche of movement, music, intertext, video and design, the postmodern tragedy of our generation. 

“It’s going to be a pastiche of different art forms, a fusion of music, movement, dance, inter-text, video, etc.,” said director Dexter Santos. “It’s not really a musical, and not a dance or ballet, either; but it will have all these different things.”

#R </ 3 J is directed by Dexter M. Santos (Ang Nawalang Kapatid, Orosman and Zafira). Music Design is by Krina Cayabyab, Adaptation by Guelan Varela-Luarca. It will run from August 26 – September 13, 2015, Wed - Fri 7 PM; Sat & Sun 10AM, 3PM and 8PM at Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero Theater, UP Diliman. Tickets are priced at Php500.

Note: This Production contains materials and scenes that are not suitable for audiences under 16 years of age.

For ticket inquiries, you may contact SAMANTA CLARIN (09277406124) or CAMILLE GUEVARA (09178239531). You may also contact the DULAANG UP Office at 9261349; 4337840 or 9818500 loc 2449 or email dulaangupmarketing@gmail.com

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