‘Coriolano,’ ‘The Dresser’ lead 2019 Gawad Buhay midyear citations

Four productions from four member companies scored a collective 24 nods in the 2019 Philstage Gawad Buhay midyear citations. Tanghalang Pilipino's "Coriolano"---Guelan Luarca's Filipino translation of Shakespeare's "Coriolanus"---led the pack with nine citations; Repertory Philippines' (Rep) production of Ronald Harwood's "The Dresser" followed with eight. The Sandbox Collective's "Every Brilliant Thing," Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe's monologue about growing up and grappling with mental illness, scored six nods, including the lone citations for production and stage direction. Philippine Educational Theater Association's (Peta) "Charot!," a play-with-music that dealt with ...

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