CHECK IT OUT: Virgin Labfest 7 from June 29 to July 10

Get the lowdown on this year’s exciting lineup of provocative "virgin" plays.

Get your dose of untried, untested and unstaged plays at Virgin Labfest 7. Click for more to see the synopses and schedules.

( Virgin Labfest’s signature brand of provocative and out-of-the-box one-act plays-untried, untested, unpublished and unstaged-will take over the Cultural Center of the Philippine’s Tanghalang Huseng Batute (Studio Theater) from June 29 to July 10.

Out of the 105 submissions, 10 plays made it to Virgin Labfest 7:  The Valley Mission Care by Russell Legaspi; Bawal Tumawid, Nakamamatay by Joey Paras; Mga Lobo Tulad ng Buwan by Pat Valera; Kinaumagahan by Rachelle Rodriguez and Wennielyn Fajilan; Requiem by Juan Ekis; Isang Gabi Bago Magbukas ang "Portrait of an Artist as Filipino" ni Nick Joaquin (full-length play) by Carlo Pacolor; Evening at the Opera by Floy Quintos; Streetlight Manifesto by Mixkaela Villalon; Kawala by Rae Red; and Kafatiran by Dingdong Novenario.


Nakatikim ka na ba? Virgin Labfest 7’s teaser


Three plays from last year’s Virgin Labfest will also be restaged-Higit pa Dito by Allan Lopez; Ondoy by Remi Velasco; and Balunbalunan, Bingibingihan by Debbie Ann Tan. Plus, staged readings of full-length works like Chiaroscuro by Lito Casaje (July 1, 6 p.m.), House of Candles by Nick Pichay (July 7, 6 p.m.), and Hermano Puli by Layeta Bucoy (July 9, 6 p.m.) will take place at CCP’s Bulwagang Amado Hernandez  (Conference Room).

Check out our gallery for movie synopses and schedules.

Tickets are at P257.50 each. For inquiries, contact the CCP Dramatic Arts Division at 832-1125 locals 1606 to 1607 or TicketWorld at 891-9999.


Photos and posters courtesy of Festival Dramaturg Rodolfo Vera

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