Philippine stagers foundation presents joe a filipino rock'sical psf's latest offering this season is something that will rock the understanding of every filipino about the country's national hero jose rizal witness how a personal struggle can be reflective of a national inspiration like rizal the production attempts to.
Adobo joe's facebook page tells the captivating story of its origins, beginning with owner geronimo “ron” blancaflor as a 6-year-old boy growing up in the philippines blancaflor, the oldest of seven children, routinely helped his parents in the kitchen, cooking rice in a clay pot over a wood stove.
In a city where real estate dominates the conversation and, to a great degree, fuels the collective angst, it seems right that the location, location, location of a new work of site-specific theatre would transform the experience from a night out at a play to one of the most intense evenings i can recall.
Despite my apparent interest in musical theater as you can read in my other blog posts and reviews, i have to confess that i have only heard about philstagers last year fortune intervened this time, as i stumbled upon the opportunity to catch their new show joe: a filipino rockssical by pure chance. Today, i was fortunate enough to have been invited to see bonifacio: isang sarsuwela, the latest original stage musical production by phil stagers foundation phil stagers was also the company that brought us such historically significant theater such as cory sa edsa and joe: a filipino rockssical.