The Tempest Reimagined, PETA and British Council

The Tempest Reimagined is a co-production between the British Council and PETA (Philippine Educational Theater Association). It is a modern adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest set on a Philippine island hit by super typhoon Haiyan, and incorporates stories of the storm’s survivors. It features award-winning artists from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA), Hong Kong, and Japan.” –description from the British Council website

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The Mousetrap: Anti-Hamlet

A work-in-progress by three young actors.

“Weaving personal critique with the canonical Western text, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare, three theatre-makers from Metro Manila eviscerate the rigours of classical theatre through irreverent intrusions of performance art, devised-theatre, DIY aesthetics, all within a self-imposed PHP 5,000.00 budget.” –description from the Karnabal Festival Facebook site

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