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It may be funny, but PETA's 'Charot!' does not take charter change lightly

Jan 24, 2019 - 8:35 PM

The theater company's upcoming play is a clever, thoughtful discussion on federalism and voting

SERIOUS COMEDY. The team behind PETA's upcoming play says 'Charot!'. The comedy-musical is a discourse on federalism, written for a younger audience. Photo by Amanda Lago/Rappler

PETA theater goes political for its 51st season

Sep 26, 2018 - 3:04 PM

The Stage of the Nation campaign bridges art and politics

WATCH: 20 Questions with Eugene Domingo

Feb 14, 2018 - 9:37 PM

The 'Night Mother' actress talks about theater, her love life, and what she thinks of when she heard the word, 'hope'

EUGENE DOMINGO. The actress stars in PETA's production of 'Night Mother.' Rappler Screenshot

'Buwan at Baril' returns onstage at PETA Theater Center

Sep 24, 2017 - 9:50 PM

The Freedom from Debt Coalition and Sugid Productions announce a rerun of the play by Chris Millado

Theater can 'draw out the creative power of ordinary folk' – Magsaysay Awardee PETA

Sep 01, 2017 - 11:00 AM

For 50 years the Philippine Educational Theater Association s actors have brought the stories of the people they meet to life on stage so their voices can be heard

Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

‘Hatred and divisiveness will not be the ethos of our time’ – Robredo

Aug 31, 2017 - 8:37 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says the stories of the 2017 Ramon Magsaysay awardees give hope that good will one day trump evil

HOPE. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers the keynote speech during the presentation ceremonies for the recipients of the 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awards. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler HOPE. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers the keynote speech during the presentation ceremonies for the recipients of the 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awards. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler HOPE. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers the keynote speech during the presentation ceremonies for the recipients of the 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awards. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Theater for change: 10 of PETA’s best plays

Aug 31, 2017 - 12:35 PM

The organization has upheld a 50 year old tradition of telling stories that matter

RAK OF AEGIS. The play celebrates Pinoy pop culture by paying tribute to Filipino rock band, Aegis. Photo courtesy of PETA

PETA, PH's Lilia de Lima among 2017 Ramon Magsaysay awardees

Jul 27, 2017 - 2:40 PM

To also receive Asia s equivalent of the Nobel Prize are Yoshiaki Ishizawa Japan Abdon Nababan Indonesia Gethsie Shanmugam Sri Lanka Tony Tay Singapore

AWARDEES. The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation announces the 59th batch of awardees on Thurday, July 27. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PETA celebrates 50th year, looks forward to the future

Apr 15, 2017 - 1:33 PM

The Philippine Educational Theater Association remains true to its activist roots

WATCH: 50 years of creative evolution and struggle at PETA

Apr 12, 2017 - 3:44 PM

The two and a half hour concert delivered 17 head spinning heart swelling musical numbers from 540 plays

'3 Stars and a Sun': Dystopian sci-fi told through Francis M songs

Mar 07, 2016 - 6:17 PM

A look at the Philippine Educational Theater Association s 3 Stars and a Sun a musicale set to music by the late rapper Francis Magalona

Paolo Valenciano as Chino, Carla Guevara-Laforteza as Grand Vidame Inky, and Giannina Ocampo as Dianne.

VIDEO: Ang Pagdadalaga Ni Maximo Oliveros now a musical

Nov 26, 2013 - 3:55 PM

Multi awarded film Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros is now a musical featuring 30 original Filipino songs

Worth the wait: 'Maxie the Musical' preview

Sep 03, 2013 - 4:00 PM

This may well be the musical of our time

SCREEN TO STAGE. The poignant story of acceptance comes in an original Filipino musical. Image from Facebook

'Pamana': The struggle for eternity

Jul 30, 2013 - 11:54 PM

A documentary musical on Ninoy and Cory Aquino

FOR THE YOUTH. Actors play all other roles; Ninoy and Cory Aquino play themselves — on video. All photos courtesy of Toots Tolentino

Whose theater is it anyway?

Jun 11, 2013 - 8:20 PM

Follow your feet to the Manila Improv Festival 2013

'FOLLOW YOUR FEET.' Gabe Mercado (3rd from right) with members of Silly People's Improv Theater (SPIT). Catch them at Manila Improv Festival 2013 on June 25 to 30 at the PETA Theater. Photo by Shaira Luna

PETA to offer London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Art workshop

May 17, 2013 - 2:27 PM

The course is an intensive week long training offered to professional singers and actors who have undergone formal vocal training and are intending to pursue a career in musical theater Participants will work with RADA instructors on solo pieces a duet or trio and an ensemble number

LONDON DRAMA IN MANILA. The Philippine Educational Theater Association will be offering a short course on Musical Theater facilitated by the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

PETA workshops: Get out of yourself

May 07, 2013 - 5:29 PM

PETA summer workshop students learn to get out of themselves and walk in other people s shoes

MORE THAN YOURSELF. Razzi Abella, middle, plays a blind man in the final presentation of the PETA Summer Teen Workshops. Photos courtesy of PETA

PETA to offer summer theater programs

May 02, 2013 - 3:09 PM

The Philippine Educational Theater Association PETA continues to raise the value of theater and education through its annual summer program using its Integrated Theater Arts approach PETA’s approach includes the five different art disciplines in theater creative drama visual arts creative writing music and sounds and dance

EDUCATION THROUGH THEATER. The Philippine Educational Theater Association conducts an annual summer program to educate theater enthusiasts and budding thespians alike about the different disciplines involved in staging a play.

'D Wonder Twins of Boac': A better ending that's up to you

Feb 05, 2013 - 3:02 PM

A Filipino take on a Shakespeare classic with a 60s twist

BRECHTIAN THEATER DELIVERED. PETA'S 'D Wonder Twins of Boac' subversively incites audiences into introspection and action even as it makes them laugh and sing. Poster courtesy of Rome Jorge

PPO’S Concert for the youth

Jun 18, 2012 - 6:07 AM

Photo courtesy of the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra

PETA and Rep team up for “Care Divas”

Apr 23, 2012 - 7:59 PM

Powerhouse theater actors work together for a project that s truly a laugh trip delight

CARE FOR DIVAS? Catch the re-run of "Care Divas" on April 27-29 at Onstage Greenbelt.

PETA offers summer theater courses for kids, teens

Mar 06, 2012 - 2:06 PM

This summer why not get your kids into theater arts?