Due to popular request, Artist Playground’s “Happiness is a Pearl,” has been extended for a two-weekend run beginning July 6-10 and July 13-17, 2016 at the 1701 The Little Room Upstairs located at Landsdale Tower, Mother Ignacia St. corner Timog Avenue, Quezon City.
The time schedules are as follows: Wednesday – Friday – 7 pm; Saturday and Sunday – 3 pm and 7 pm.
“Happiness is a Pearl” is an original play penned by Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Hall of Famer Rody Vera. The play revolves around three characters ---Kenji, a male courtesan; Maria, a poor Pinay Japayuki; and Mari, a wife who falls in love with Kenji.
Before becoming a prostitute in a club in Kabukicho, Tokyo, Mari was married to a wealthy businessman. But Mari’s billionaire husband soon leaves her when she becomes attached to a male gigolo named Kenji, who has a pearl stitched under the skin of his penis. However, Kenji sets his eyes on a poverty-stricken Filipina entertainer named Maria. Intertwined by fate and struggles, how will Kenji, Maria, and Mari find the true meaning of love and happiness ?
“Happiness is a Pearl” is directed by Paul Jake Paule, an esteemed actor, director and Aliw Awards nominee.
The cast features indie film actor Tomas Miranda (Kenji); together with The Players, Artist Playground’s very own group of artists namely Cath Go and Camille Tiu (Mari), Jerome Rosalin (Kenji, alternate); Shiela Espina, Irra Ruzz and Mary Grace Saldo (Maria). Guest artist Ruth Alferez (Mari) appears at certain performances
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For tickets and inquiries, visit Artist Playground's FB Page or contact 0926 932 3179.