Wanted: A Chaperon

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Wanted: A Chaperon is a play in one act, written and directed by Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero.It was first staged on Nov 1940 at the St Cecilia's Hall of St Scholastica's College in Manila. It was published in Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero, 13 Plays , Manila, 1948. Jose Villa Panganiban has translated it as "Kailangan Isang Tsaperon" .

This household comedy in English tells about conflicts among a rich couple and their children because of their opposing views on behavior and on family norms. The conflicts here revolves on the parent's want for their children to have a chaperon.


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