Ready to Party?! UP Rep Sashays In With a Bang!

Published · Wednesday, September 13, 2017 01:31 PM

The UP Repertory Company opens its 45th Theatrical Season with Mygahd, I Hate Drags!—a twin-bill production of Rogelio Braga’s Ang Mga Maharlika and U Z. Eliserio’s Karitas at Damaso. The production is to be staged on the College of Architecture Amphitheater at the University of the Philippines Diliman with the following show dates: 14, 21, 28 (Saturday), 16, 23, and 30 (Monday) October 2017. All shows will start at 7:00 PM. Ticket prices are to be announced.

Before the main event, Ang Mga Maharlika will be staged at various bars within Quezon City to build up the hype. Shows will be along the following dates with their respective venues: 21 (Tomato Kick Morato), 28 (Tomato Kick Malingap), and 30 (Catch 272) September 2017; 5 (Exile on Main St.), 6 and7 (TAuMBAYAN) October 2017. Audiences will pay what they can.

We put the BLAST in BLASTPHEMY as we’ll literally take you to church in U Z. Eliserio’s Karitas at Damaso! Serving you feudalism realness a.k.a. the Catholic Church dynamics a.k.a. blinding party lights and blind followers, familiar?! Well, Jesus is a biscuit so, sop it up and catch us, DDS!

Meanwhile, ain't no party like a kiki party as it goes oh in Rogelio Braga’s Ang Mga Maharlika! Category is bureaucratic-capitalist where the Marcoses slay—literally and metaphorically—but still remain as powerful as eva? We're spilling tea, and dishing just deserts when they deserve. *wink* *wink*

And though the sun is rising, few may choose to leave so... Let's have a kiki! UP REP WANNA HAVE A KIKI! WE'RE GONNA LET YOU HAVE IT!

About UP Rep: The UP Repertory Company is a non-stock, non-profit student theatre organization based in the University of the Philippines Diliman. Founded in 1972, UP Rep remains steadfast instaging theatre productions and live performances that aim to raise the social consciousness of the Filipino audience, and has been named University Performing Group for Philippine Theatre.

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