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Cautionary play

/ 08:11 PM October 05, 2012

VELOSO. Topbills political drama.

LAYETA Bucoy is a cum laude graduate with a BA degree in Communication Arts from UPLB. She is now a prolific playwright and scriptwriter who won awards for her writing. Her latest play, “Walang Kukurap,” produced by Tanghalang Pilipino at CCP and directed by Tuxqs Rutaquio, examines the country’s political landscape.

The cautionary play, starring Suzette Ranillo and Lou Veloso, creatively handles its theme, “Corruption in the government is the norm rather than the exception,” and its characters are familiar and recognizable.

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Graft and corruption in the Philippines has a long history. According to the Guinness Book of Records, the height of corruption was during the martial law era, when it listed the Philippines as the most corrupt government in history.

Watch “Walang Kukurap” on Oct. 5-7. Call 832-1125 loc. 1620, or text 0917 750-0107.

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