Ateneo ENTABLADO caps 31st season with a contemporary classic

UPDATED, January 16–Ateneo ENTABLADO (ENterteynment para sa Tao, Bayan, LAnsangan, at DiyOs) concludes its 31st season, “Personalan Na!”, with Ang Juan Tamban ni Malou Jacob. This contemporary classic by Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) writer Malou Jacob is especially adapted by Guelan Valera-Luarca and will be directed by Charles Yee. It runs from January 14-24, 2014.

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In the eyes of many, Juan Tamban is a spectacle, someone you can’t help but look at and be disgusted of, a street child who eats rats, cockroaches, and lizards to earn a living. In the eyes of the authority, he is a juvenile criminal guilty of snatching. In the eyes of the academe, he is an oddity worthy of a special case study, a case which Marina Torres, a graduate student-social worker, reluctantly accepts. Will Marina be able to make an objective study or will her heart triumph over the mind when she becomes closer to the harsh realities of injustice and abuse that is Juan’s life? Is she really helping the child or just helping herself?

January 14 – 24 – 7 pm
January 18 & 19 – 10 am
January 18 & 19 – 3 pm

Rizal Mini Theater, G/F Faber Hall, Ateneo de Manila University


For inquiries and ticket reservations, please contact Athena Cartagena (09359105123) or visit

Press release from Ateneo ENTABLADO.

Ang Ateneo ENTABLADO (ENterteynment para sa TAo, Bayan, LAnsangan at DiyOs) ay ang natatanging sosyo-pulitikal na pangkat panteatro ng Pamantasang Ateneo de Manila. Itinatag ito nina Nappy Navarro, Revy de Mesa, Trisha and Caloy Colayco, Don Selorio, Alvin Flores, at Fr. Rene Javellana S.J. noong 1983.


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