Ang Paglalakbay ni Sisa

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Ang Paglalakbay ni Sisa: Isang Noh sa Laguna (Sisa's Journey: A Noh in Laguna) is written by Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio in 1977. It was first staged at the Abelardo Theater of the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Music in Diliman, Quezon City on September 1, 1977. It won third prize in the Pilipino Playwriting category of the CCP Literary Contest in 1976.

This play tells about the wanders of the restless soul of Sisa as it longs for justice for the unjust treatment of the priest to her sons and pains suffered by her family, that ends in the act of saying her husband's last breathed: "I shall die without even seeing the break of dawn in... my beloved country; Tou who shall witness this event, do not forget us who fell in the midst of the dark night." that states the hopes of Filipinos for its country.


Reference

  • CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, Vol 7, pp.222-223. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1994.
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