Sintang Dalisay, Tanghalang Ateneo

Sintang Dalisay (Pure Love)
Presented in Filipino
November 11-December 11, 2016

Sintang Dalisay is Tanghalang Ateneo’s rendition of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the Sama-Bajau dance tradition. A theatrical adaptation of the metrical romance Ang Sitang Dalisay ni Julieta at Romeo by G. D. Roke.

Tanghalang Ateneo
Director: Ricardo Abad
Performance Text: Guelan Varela-Luarca and Ricardo Abad
Production Design: Salvador Bernal
Choreography: Matthew Santamaria
Sound and Music Design: Edru Abraham/ Pedro Abraham, Jr.
Lighting Design: Meliton Roxas, Jr.
Master Teachers of Igal from Tawi-Tawi: Calsum Telso, Dalino Kamamihare, Nur Perong, Abdul Said K. Hailaya, Al-Shadat Mohammad, Basar Jalaidi, Munir Jawadil

Jamilla (Juliet): Natasha Tañada
Rashiddin (Romeo): Kalil Almonte
the cast also includes Gel Basa, Charles Yee, Joe-nel Garcia and Cindy Lopez
Musicians: Dan Liamco and Jayson Gildore are the accompanying musicians.

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2016 Tour Dates and Locations:
November 11-20, 2016: Hanoi, Vietnam, as part of the 3rd Vietnam International Experimental Theater Festival

December 9-11, 2016: Rizal Mini-Theater, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines

(This performance previously toured in Belarus and Taiwan and will continue to show in 2017).

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