NAVIGATING IDENTITIES - POSTERTanghalang Ateneo celebrate its 36th season (2014-1015) with the theme NAVIGATING IDENTITIES and offers three stage productions that revolves around man’s need to define himself and his significance in the world around him.

Here are the line up:


MIDDLE FINGER is an adaptation of Frank Wedekind’s modern classic “Spring Awakening.”  Set in the U.S., the play centers on four young Filipino-American high school students who seek their identities in a world dominated by the repressive authority of adults.  This play was first produced by Tanghalang Ateneo in 2007.

written by Han Ong

translation by Ronan B. Capinding

direction by Ed Lacson Jr.

August 1-2, 5-9, 12-16, 19-22, 2014

Venue: Ateneo’s Fine Arts Black Box Theater



RITE OF PASSAGE is a Carlos Palanca-winning full-length play about a young man from the Visayas who wants to escape the monotony of rural life and seeks guidance in navigating his teenage years but finds none from his family. The young man is overwhelmed by the fact that no one understands him as he navigates his way through life on his own.  The play was first produced by Tanghalang Pilipino for the Virgin Labfest, the Cultural Center of the Philippines’ annual festival of new plays in 2005.

written by Glenn Sevilla Mas

an adaptation of Ma. Milagros Geremia-Lachica’s

“Sa Pagtubu kung Tahud / Upon the Growing of the Spur”

direction by Ronan B. Capinding

November 27 – December 13, 2014

Venue: Ateneo’s Rizal Mini Theater



WAITING FOR GODOT / PAGHIHINTAY KAY GODOT  is a Nobel Prize winner for Literature.  A classic absurd play, this will be staged in both English and Filipino.  The play, translated into the national language by National Artist for Theater and Literature Rolando S. Tinio, is about two characters Vladimir and Estragon who go through the motions of patiently waiting for the arrival of a mysterious Godot.

written by Samuel Beckett

translation by Rolando S. Tinio

direction by JK Anicoche

February 5 – 21, 2015

Venue: Ateneo’s Fine Arts Black Box Theater

Well-respected playwright and Carlos Palanca winner Glenn Sevilla Mas is currently the artistic director of Tanghalang Ateneo.

Joining Mas this year are Jose Antionio I. Caluag (Company Manager), Hershee D. Tantiado (Finance Officer), Rachelle Ann L. Go (Marketing), Ma. Julienne Ella S. Bautista (Publicity Coordinator), Joe-Nel C. Garcia (Secretary General), Angelique Louis S. Basa (Special Projects Officer) and Dane Larieze L. Chua (Theater Manager).


For inquiries and reservations, please contact Acel Go at 0916-480-2195 or email: [email protected]

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