Theater review: In new run, 'Ang Pag-uusig' remains as relevant as ever
Posted at Oct 26 01:09 PM
“Ang Pag-uusig” retains the play’s original late 1600s setting. But just as Arthur Miller used the Salem witch trials as an allegory to the McCarthy communist witch hunt in the 1950s, translator Jerry Respeto used the text as a comment on the spate of extrajudicial killings and the government’s war on drugs.
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