[From the web] “Sigaw Sa Dilim” to be Staged as Cry for Justice in the Time of Tokhang -Theater Fans Manila

“Sigaw Sa Dilim” to be Staged as Cry for Justice in the Time of Tokhang
Theater Fans Manila

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On the heels of the much-lauded Never Again: Voices of Martial Law festival of plays last year, Ladies Who Launch announces its new production, SIGAW SA DILIM, revolving around the issue of human rights in an era of state sanctioned killings, more commonly known as EJKs.

SIGAW SA DILIM is a set of three one-act plays featuring characters affected by the deadly war on drugs, better known as Operation Tokhang, in the poor communities around the country.

Beshie, directed by Tuxqs Rutaquio and written by Layeta Bucoy, is about a young transgender female who loses her best friend in a Tokhang Operation.

Ang Mga Naiwan under the direction of Issa Lopez and written by Soc Delos Reyes, is about the women left behind by the same series of police initiated drug raids.

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