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July 11, 2011

CCP Calendar of Events - August 2011


In honour of Jose Rizal's 150th birthday, Noli Me Tangere: The Musical will officially open Tanghalang Pilipino’s Silver Theater Season.
The critically acclaimed musical adapted by Ryan Cayabyab from Rizal's most famous work will be restaged, with libretto by National Artist Bienvenido Lumbera and under the direction of theater luminary Audie Gemora. Costume design is by National Artist Salvador Bernal. The artistic panel is now on its final stages in completing the powerhouse cast, which is to be announced this May.

As part of the celebration, an exhibit of Bernal’s works will be mounted during the entire run of the production. A special auction is also set as renowned jeweler, Hans Brumman, creates pieces inspired by Rizal’s work. The items will be revealed to the public very soon. A fashion show is also in the offing to open the Season, featuring the works four named designers.

This production of Noli Me Tangere, in coordination with the Department of Education (DepEd), will also serve as the launch of the National Campaign urging high school students to join forces with the Kabataang Rizal Movement in order to promote the ideals of Rizal and his vision for the Philippines.

Noli Me Tangere: The Musical opens on August 5, 2011 at the CCP Tanghalang Aurelio Tolentino.

Interested sponsors, showbuyers, and block buyers may call us for more details at 832 1125 local 1620. Look for Ms Yanna Acosta or Ms Lorelei Celestino.

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