‘Pinatay si Mayor’ to run until Saturday

THE REGION
By MARK FRANCISCO
February 24, 2016

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 TXS previously staged Gamutin Ang Bayan, a twinbill production on peace and Philippine politics, in September 2015; and Istoryahi Lang Ko, a musical that featured positive child discipline, in December 2015, with a re-staging last January.
Rody Vera’s PINATAY SI MAYOR is a musical satire about voters’ education and Philippine elections. What seems to be a promising future for the townspeople of Talon Pikit was shattered when their newly elected mayor was murdered before he could assume office. Officials could not point out the motive or the killer. Could it be that the murder is linked to politics? Or was it a personal issue? Is the killer one of the townspeople of Talon Pikit, or a political rival?
In line with their Advocacy Theater, the Xavier Stage hopes to share the message: VOTE WISELY AND BE VILIGANT AFTER ELECTIONS.
PINATAY SI MAYOR features Ms. Muriel Lomadilla as the incumbent Mayor Vangie Palaban, one of the suspects in the murder. The ensemble cast is a combination of experienced and new actors from the TXS resident pool of artists.
The play premiers at 7:30PM on Friday, February 22, 2016 at the Xavier University Little Theater. Ticket prices are at Php100.00 for the premier and Php 75.00 for regular shows. Playdates are listed below.
• February 22, 2016, 7:30PM – Premier
• February 23, 2016, 7:30PM
• February 24, 2016, 10:00AM, 3:00PM, 7:30PM
• February 25, 2016, 10:00AM, 3:00PM, 7:30PM
• February 26, 2016, 7:30PM
• February 27, 2016, 10:00AM, 3:00
Should you wish to reserve seats, please contact Ken Francisco 0915 934 9199 or Ms. Oya through 858 -3116 local number 2059.
See you at XU Little Theater!


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