Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA)

Original Plays | Musical Adaptations | Straight Plays

One of the pioneers of contemporary Filipino Theater in the Philippines, PETA was established in 1967 by Cecile Guidote-Alvarez. PETA produced more than 400 plays, mostly originals and in the language, outlook, and spirit of Filipino. PETA’s modern repertoire range from fresh adaptations of world classics like Haring Lear, Arbol de Fuego (Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard), to iconic children’s theater productions like MgaKuwentoni Lola Basyang and Batang Rizal.

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