The NINOY & CORY AQUINO FOUNDATION, INC. (NCAF), in partnership with Indie.go Media, and the Philippine Educational Theater Association, Inc. (PETA) will present on August 21 the gala premiere of PAMANA – an original docu-musical written by Rody Vera with the music composed by Ryan Cayabyab and Manoling V. Francisco, S.J.


The Ninoy and Cory Aquino Foundation, Inc. in its continuing effort to honor the memory of the late Senator Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. and the late President Corazon C. Aquino aims to promote a philosophy of People Power, which starts with individuals choosing to transform themselves spiritually into selfless heroes who are able to catalyze community transformation leading to democratic social change.

In line with its Mission, NCAF has focused on three program areas in recent years: Legacy Promotion through the Aquino Center and Museum, Youth Engagement and Formation through the iamninoy-iamcory movement, and People Empowerment through initiatives in various projects conducted with the help of partners like Hanns Seidel Foundation, Foundation, Aklat, Gabay, Aruga Tungo sa Pag-angat at Pag-asa (AGAPP)

On August 21, NCAF, Indie.go Media and PETA brings the audience back in time as they re-tell the lives of three generations of a Filipino family recalling the EDSA revolution.

The cast is led by Malou de Guzman as Lola Azon; Bodjie Pascua as Turo, Azon’s husband; Jett Pangan as Edgar, son of Lola Azon and Trina’s father; and Kakki Teodoro as Trina, grand daughter of Lola Azon.

The ensemble is composed of Raul Alfonso, Kiki Baento, Raflesia Bravo, Roi Calilong, Buddy Caramat, Joan Co, Karen Gaerlan, Gio Gahol, She Maala, Benedict Manaois, Gie Onida, Norbs Portales, Gino Ramirez, Victor Robinson, Angela Samson, Nica Santiago, Miela Sayo, Ian Segarra, Gold Villar and Yeyin Dela Cruz.

Lending support as chorus is Viva Voce under artistic director Camille Molina.

The artistic and creative team of PAMANA is led by Rody Vera (Playwright), Maribel Legarda (Stage Director), Melvin Lee (Associate Stage Director), Jun Reyes (Video Director and Executive Producer), Manoling V. Francisco, S.J. and Ryan Cayabyab (Composers), Vince de Jesus (Musical Director), Batche Tan (Choreograper), Boni Juan (Set Designer), Carlo Pagunaling (Costume Designer), Jonjon Villareal (Lighting Designer and Technical Designer).

Here are the show schedules of PAMANA:

August 21, 2013 – 7:00 pm

August 22, 2013 – 8:00 pm

August 24-25, 2013 – 3:00 pm and 8:00 pm

All performances will be held at the Meralco Theater, Ortigas Center, Pasig City.

For further details, call PETA Theater Center at numbers 725-6244 or 09064817333.  Tickets are also available through Ticketworld at 891-9999 or visit

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