The Cultural Center of the Philippines stages the award-winning steampunk musical ‘Mabining Mandirigma’. It is produced by Tanghalang Pilipino, the resident theater company of the CCP..
First staged four years ago, it is Tanghalang Pilipino’s 33rd season opener. It runs from August 16 to September 1.
Veteran stage actor Monique Wilson plays Apolinario Mabini, the first Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Secretary of the Philippines. It presents Mabini’s ideals and the challenges he faced. It focuses on Mabini’s life as the top adviser of President Emilio Aguinaldo during the Philippine-American War, his imprisonment in Intramuros, his exile to Guam in 1901, and his death months after his return to the Philippines in 1903. #