Searching

I feel really alone in this pursuit of being an American Filipino Playwright. I have support, I mean I know I have a lot of amazing people who believe in me and in what I’m trying to do, but that’s not exactly the same thing as having other people who are doing what I’m doing–writing…

THE INFINITE LINE BETWEEN, ME, LOLO AND LOCO – Text Script

THE INFINITE LINE BETWEEN, ME, LOLO AND LOCO Conrad A. Panganiban RIZAL: 20s. Male. Filipino-American. Hip-hop head and skater. Grandson ni Lolo. LOLO: Mid 60s . Male. Filipino. Appears to be going into Dementia. Rizal’s grandfather. LOLA: 50s-60s. Female. Filipino. Lolo’s wife and Rizal’s grandmother. A special lights up RIZAL, while his LOLO (grandfather in…

Riding a Tidal Wave in a Bottle

So I read this at an open mic earlier tonight. Was nervous as hell, but got through it okay. I mentioned that I wrote this on my blog. What I didn’t mention was that I wrote this a couple of years ago on another blog. But since I said it was on a blog: Riding…

The Sleeping Pirate – An exercise into Language

Earlier today, I went to a quick workshop with playwright, A. Rey Pamatmat. The exercise given was to randomly draw one of Aristotle’s Poetics (Plot, Character, Action, Language (Diction/Rhythm/Melody), Spectacle, and Music) and a written down subject/object/phrase etc, and combine them somehow. This is what I blindly drew: 1) Diction/Rhythm 2) Your surname spelled backwards…

The Batmobile

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/mis/2161327767.html Location: Chevron on 41st Me: Cute girl driving black Civic – my friend gave you a thumbs up 🙂 You: I think you’re Batman, but I need to know for sure. You drive what’s known around here as the Batmobile. I’ve seen your car around before, but today I got to see you through…

Verse here…

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Stuck – Short Play

Stuck A short play Cast of Characters Phoenina Toots: Mid to late 20’s. Female. Clown. Huggie Aloni: 35. Male. Clown. Setting Chuck E. Cheese. HUGGIE and PHOENINA, dressed in clown outfits are sitting at a table. PHOENINA is sipping from a straw from a paper cup. HUGGIE is looking out of it. A Happy Birthday…

Boys Don’t Bake Cake

Boys Don’t Bake Cake A short play by conrad a. panganiban Version: 2010/09/25 Cast of Characters Malou Gaspar: 23. Female. Karen Gaspar: 21. Female. Kristine’s sister. Malou’s cousin. Kristine Gaspar: 22. Female. Karen’s sister. Malou’s cousin. Justin Basa: 24. Male. Malou’s BFF. Setting Malou’s apartment dining room. Lights up revealing the apartment dining room of…