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Thespians breathed life into love-triangle tale


It was 1974, and I had just been released from Camp Crame. UP Repertory was scheduled to stage Ricaredo Demetillo’s Palanca-winning play, “The Heart of Emptiness is Black,” about a love triangle. In Demetillo’s local version of “Camelot,” the dedicated Datu Sumakwel ignored his beautiful wife, Kapinangan, in his pursuit of social reform in Panay. […]

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