Wednesday, September 14, 2005


If you think puppet shows are 'just for kids', you're definitely wrong. To prove this, come and watch Teatrong Mulat's SITA & RAMA: PAPET RAMAYANA this Sept. 16 (7pm), Sept 17 & 18 (10 am & 2pm), Guerrero Theater, 2/f Palma Hall, U.P. Diliman.

As critic Isagani Cruz commented, SITA & RAMA:PAPET RAMAYANA "shows how far we have come in puppet theatre."

The play showcases the highly sophisticated puppets & sets designed by Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio, the lilting melodies by Joey Ayala and Cynthia Alexander and the innovative direction by Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete.

The brother and sister team of Cynthia Alexander and Joey Ayala who composed and arranged the melodies for the lyrics of the songs of Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio are being featured together in one CD for the first time! Sita & Rama CDs will be on sale during the 3-day re-staging.

Schools, college groups, students and theatre aficionados who wish to watch a sophisticated puppet show, discover the beauty of the Indian classic, while listening to the music of Cynthia Alexander and Joey Ayala, can avail of discounted tickets by calling 921-9773 or 0918-903-2040 (Ami) Tickets will also be available at the gate.

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