Tanghalang Pilipino Presents “Prinsipe Munti” & “Melanie”

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Prinsipe Munti

Since its founding in 1987, Tanghalang Pilipino, the resident drama company of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) has successfully presented more than 200 productions within 27 seasons while generating one of the best attendance records among the CCP’s resident companies. Tanghalang Pilipino commits itself to the development of an active audience for Filipino Theater through its nurture of the native language as its primary medium for its productions and by bringing its performances to venues outside its home at the CCP – including non-traditional performance spaces – to various parts of the country and overseas, especially locations with large Filipino communities.

Now on its 28th theater season, Tanghalang Pilipino is proud to present two powerful plays that will surely piqued the interests of the masses during their run on November to December 2014 –  “Prinsipe Munti” and “Melanie”.

Prinsipe Munti

An adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s most-read and most translated book and one of the top-selling books ever published –  Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince), “Prinsipe Munti” is a fun mix of storytelling and entertainment through performance with music and shadow play or puppetry. Originally a novella, with more than 250 translations in languages, dialects, as well as braille, Tanghalang Pilipino’s theter version guarantees the same fun that the book offers. It is a production for the young and young at heart.

Prinsipe Munti

Playdates

  • November 28, 2014 – 2:00PM | 6:00PM
  • November 29, 2014 – 10:00AM | 2:00PM | 6:00PM
  • December 5, 2014 –10:00AM | 2:00PM
  • December 6, 2014 – 10:00AM | 2:00PM | 6:00PM
  • December 7, 2014 – 10:00AM | 2:00PM

Cast

Featuring Tanghalang Pilipino’s Actors Company with guest actor: Micko Laurente and Allen Immanuel Ryce alternating as Prinsipe Munti.

Micko is a child actor, known for Paglaya sa Tanikala, Ang Turkey Man ay Pabo Rin and Mang Abe’s Ube. He is active in the television industry. He appeared in some episodes of My Little Juan, Wansapanataym, Maalaala Mo Kaya, Pidol’s Wonderland, Sinner or Saint, My Lover My Wife and Munting Heredera. Being a talented child, Micko became a challenger winner in Talentadong Pinoy. He was last seen as “Butchoy” in Tanghalang Pilipino’s Kleptomaniacs.

Allen Immanuel Ryce (AIR) attended Trumpets Playshops’ Summer Workshops as Musical Theater scholar and is presently a CCP Dance School scholar. Air appeared as the son of Katy and as an emsemble in Spotlight Artists Center’s Katy the Musical. He appears every afternoon in Nickelodeons’ HipHapon segment and played Anton in ADP Pharma and Indielight Media’s Proppee’s 7th Birthday: Adventures in Dreamland. He alternated as Jun-Jun in PETA’s Munting Saranggola, a musical produced by the Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) and the My Child Matters Philippines with Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC), aiming to create widespread awareness about childhood cancer as well as to dispel myths surrounding the disease.

The Artistic Team

  • Playwright: Layeta Bucoy
  • Art and Shadowplay Direction: Teta Tulay
  • Composer, Sound Designer and Musical Director: Toni Munoz
  • Lighting Designer: John Batalla
  • Director and Production Designer: Tuxqs Rutaquio

Ticket Prices

  • Orchestra Center: P1,000.00 (121 seats)
  • Orchestra Sides: P800.00 (223 seats)
  • Orchestra Back: P600.00 (56 seats)

Discounts are available to Senior Citizens, Gov’t and Military Employees, PWDs and students, please present valid ID to avail of the discount. Tickets are available at CCP Box Office. Feel free to call  0908.8941384 / 832.1125 local 1620 for more information.

Melanie

A project born out of a partnership between UNICEF and Tanghalang Pilipino, “Melanie” is a play that aims to entertain, engage and educate the audience, leaving them not only in a fit of giggles but also armed with knowledge regarding HIV and AIDS. This advocacy aims to help and empower by raising awareness in the community from those who are of puberty age to late adulthood. This play is recommended for 16yrs. old and above.

Melanie

Playdates

  • December 3, 2014 – 7:00PM
  • December 4, 2014 – 7:00PM
  • December 5, 2014 – 7:00PM
  • December 7, 2014 – 7:00PM
  • December 10, 2014 – 7:00PM
  • December 11, 2014 – 7:00PM
  • December 12, 2014 – 7:00PM

Cast

  • Babes – Philip Salvador Palmos
  • Jay – Jv  Ibesate
  • Paolo – Anton Nolasco
  • Nina – Antonette Go
  • Meg – Doray Dayao / Regina de Vera / Lhorvie Ann Nuevo / Raquel Pareño
  • Donn- Marco Viaña
  • Raul – Jv  Ibesate / Jonathan Tadioan
  • Windell – Aldo Vencilao
  • Melanie – Cyril Balderama

The Artistic Team

  • Playwright – Layeta Bucoy
  • Composer & Arranger – Jed Balsamo
  • Director –Tuxqs Rutaquio

Ticket Prices

  • VIP/Chrome Chairs: P800.00 (40 seats)
  • Gallery & Bleachers: P600.00 (160 seats)

Discounts are available to Senior Citizens, Gov’t and Military Employees, PWDs and students, please present valid ID to avail of the discount. Tickets are available at CCP Box Office. Feel free to call  0908.8941384 / 832.1125 local 1620 for more information.

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