Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio is a play about a poor man named Mang Serapio who was accused of an irrational crime which led to his. The protagonist on the play “Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio” is a beggar by the name of Serapio. He is a member of a federation and was accused because of. The 50th anniversary staging of ‘Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio’ will make you think about the current justice system. And stress the hell out of.

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Welcome to Rappler, please select your default country: He is a member of a federation and was accused because of breaking their rules. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see xerapio Even if we all knew, at this point, that they were actors, you could still smell the tension throughout the courtyard.

Once inside, you see more of them and realize the setup. MANILA, Philippines — Before Ang Paglilitis Kay Mang Serapio starts, a cast member addresses the audience with a few reminders, though the gravity of his voice and his facial expression makes them sound more like warnings than general guidelines.

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Inside, the stage is set in the center of the room as chalk graffiti covers the crumbling walls. The location adds another layer to the telling of a story about social and systemic injustice.


One of the primary conflicts is person against person. Mang Serapio is a pitiful sight the moment we meet him: Before long, two interrogators begin the trial as the defendant is brought — or more accurately, thrown — in to the center of the courtroom, of which the audience is part. The play grabs you by the neck right from the start as it introduces the unwashed street urchins that make up the Federasyonthe somewhat dystopian society at the center of the play.

What may have been a pre-show courtesy to the audience turned out to set the tone for the play — that is: Ronaldo ‘not obsessed’ by individual trophies Football.

Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio. Email required Address never made public. They could handicap another man and limit his or her actions.

Just food for thought. One of the last things he says: This staging of Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio at The Ruins in Poblacion, Makati, crams the audience close to the cast, creating an almost claustrophic experience. Mang Serapio treated the doll like a person; giving it food, clothes, etc. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Before year ends, Nietes captures 4th world title Boxing.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here People of the syndicate judge people according to the mxng of hurt the person is in thus the more injury the more you are respected in the syndicate. Hukom who is higher compare to all the beggars in the federation and she decides who ever wins in every court hearings. While the form of play Peripeteia was not portrayed in this play because the protagonist could not find, in any way, an escape route on which he can change his fate.



‘Ang Paglilitis Kay Mang Serapio:’ Don’t wear white

It shows to us the social stratification. An Infinite World Lines.

It illustrates to us what a man can do to hurt another man just because of status and greed. It serapoi the scene difficult to watch, but impossible to turn away from. The doll symbolizes the simple happiness that one could get which is something priceless.


I’ve read the Rappler privacy statementsite use policycomment moderation policy. He treated his doll Sol as if it was his daughter but not entirely because his mind is still of this world; knowing that his daughter was already dead thus the doll for him only serves as a thing to ease his mind of the situation which he is in.

He basically stood no chance and he was left at the mercy of the authorities who cheat the system. This site uses cookies. The play is about Serapio, a beggar who carries around a doll and uses it to attract pity which leads to more alms.

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