Dulaang UP’s ‘The Duchess of Malfi’–a dark, provocative success

Rivera, Carlo (2013) Dulaang UP’s ‘The Duchess of Malfi’–a dark, provocative success. Philippine Daily Inquirer.

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“The Duchess of Malfi” is not child-friendly fare. It is dense, complex, massively sexualized, and tells a story of debauchery and tragedy to rival Tolstoy’s “Anna Karenina.” John Webster’s vision, 400 years old now, of people succumbing to temptation, madness and violence, is not a natural fit for the mind-set of your typical Philippine theatergoer. But Dulaang UP is clearly betting on its enduring power.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: theatre, Dulaang UP, theatre review, translation, UP Diliman, The Duchess of Malfi
Depositing User: Machine Whisperer
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2017 03:15
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2017 03:15
URI: http://philippineperformance-repository.upd.edu.ph/id/eprint/1927

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