Looking for things to do this long weekend? Here are some of the shows and events you can check out.
1. 'A Game of Trolls: A Martial Law Musical'
When: September 1-30
Where: PETA Theater Center
The Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA) presents "A Game of Trolls: A Martial Law Musical" this September.
The story revolves around the story of Heck, a troll whose indifference makes him the perfect keyboard warrior for Bimbam, the manager of a "troll center" that runs an online pro-martial law campaign.
Written by Liza Magtoto and directed by Maribel Legarda, this musical is in the tradition of PETA's protest and advocacy plays.
For tickets, contact TicketWorld at (02) 891-9999, or visit ticketworld.com.ph and www.petatheater.com.
When: September 2, 9 p.m.
Where: 20:20 Bar Makati
Are you a fan of vinyl records? Get your fix at the launch of "Plagues," Taken by Cars' vinyl and video launch.
They will be screening the music video of their second single, "Turn of the Tides" directed by King Palisoc. There will also be performances by Sandwich, Cheats, DJs CRWN, Abdel Aziz, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
When: 8 p.m. on September 1, 2, 8, and 9; 3 p.m. on September 3 and 10
Where: Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza
Theater veterans Bart Guingona and Mikkie Bradshaw-Volante are set to star in the play "Blackbird" written by David Harrower.
Ticket prices range from P500 to P1,200.
4. 'Aurelio Sedisyoso'
When: September 1 to 17
Where: CCP Little Theater
"Aurelio Sedisyoso" is a rock sarswela about Aurelio Tolentino.
This show pays tribute to Aurelio Tolentino's 150th year and the opening of Tanghalang Pilipino's 31st theater season.
Tickets are available at TicketWorld.
5. 'Pili-Pinas (Piliin ang Pilipinas): A PAGCOR Musical'
When: September 2, 7 p.m.
Where: CCP Main Theater
The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) have teamed up for the "Pili-Pinas (Piliin ang Pilipinas): A PAGCOR Musical."
Top-billed by PAGCOR employees, the musical showcases the diverse culture, tradition and festivities in different places in the Philippines.
Some of the interesting entries for the musical competition are the Panaad and Pintados for the festivals category; adaptation of the Biag ni Lam-Ang, Ulo ng Apo and Maria Sinukuan for the legend category; Aswang and Darna for the Pinoy fantasy category, and Dances of Luzon for the cultural category.
For more details about the PAGCOR Musical, contact the Human Resource and Development Department at (0927) 616-4585.