Tanghalang Pilipino’s artistic director Fernando Josef issued an official statement this morning, informing the public about the cancellation of the shows this week and for this weekend and was moved to a latter date–on Thursday, August 16, exactly a week after. Also part of the statement is the support of the show’s director, Carlos Siguion-Reyna.
Please read and share the official statement.
Due to the unfortunate natural phenomenon that we are experiencing now, we wish to let our valued ticketholders of ‘Walang Sugat’ subscribers, patrons and guests know that we are cancelling our 3pm show and 8pm Gala Performance tomorrow, August 9, and the rest of the performances this weekend, August 10-12. We will, instead, open next week, August 16, Thursday.
Your tickets for the August 9-12 performances will be valid either on new special dates to replace the original schedules, or your preferred other performances subject to availability of seats. Please contact Cherrybong Edralin at +6309177500107, Lei Celestino +639156072275 and Enzo Marco +639353784781 or at the Tanghalang Pilipino office (632) 8321125 locals 1620 or 1621.We also wish to let you know that we are coordinating with the officials of the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) for an agreement that will alllow TP to accept donations in cash or kind for the flood victims before and after the performances. We also intend to mount a special fund-raising performance of ‘Walang Sugat’ for the same cause.As Filipino artists, we, in Tanghalang Pilipino commit, not only to the promotion of our craft, but also to community service and assistance.Maraming salamat po.
(Sgd.) Nanding Josef
Artistic Director – Tanghalang Pilipino
(Sgd.) Carlos Siguion-Reyna
Director – ‘Walang Sugat’