Thursday, February 09, 2017

Manila’s pioneer theater group, Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA), presents the re-run of the hit musical comedy –drama ‘Care Divas’ to kick-start its 50th season program. First staged in 2011, ‘Care Divas’ tells the story of five transgendered overseas Filipino workers in Israel who are caregivers by day and transform into glamorous drag queen performers by night. 

This musical is written by award-winning playwright Liza Magtoto which centers to the lives of the main characters: Chelsea, Shai, Thalia, Kayla and Jonee. They struggle to make ends meet and search for freedom and acceptance in the ‘Promised Land’.

‘Care Divas’ includes a powerhouse cast of seasoned PETA actors including Ron Alfonso, Eko Baquial, , Jason Barcial, Joan Bugcat, Buddy Caramat, Vince De Jesus, Eric Dela Cruz, Gio Gahol, Melvin Lee, Joseph Madriaga, Dudz Teraña, and Gold Villar with guest actors Ophir Burton, Ricci Chan, Red Concepcion, Jef Flores, Paul Holme, Sherry Lara, Thou Reyes, Leo Rialp, and Myke Salomon.

In its 50 years in the industry, PETA has produced multitude of creative artists who believe in its vision of empowering the Filipinos through the performing arts.

In the same vein ,Converse Philippines, a proud supporter of music and arts, upholds creativity and individuality with its featured iconic Converse sneaker and apparel used in the musicale.

Last February 3, we were invited by Converse Philippines to watch the Care Divas and it was awesome. The songs are original and will make you sing and dance with the cast. This show is a must see because it portrays the lives of our kababayans abroad. 

‘Care Divas,’ will run from February 3 to March 19, with shows at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM, at PETA Theater Center, No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City.

For tickets, you may call TicketWorld at 891-9999 or PETA Theater at 725-6244. #ConversePHxCareDivas

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