The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) streamed the musical “Lapulapu, ang Datu ng Mactan,” staged at the newly-conserved Metropolitan Theatre (MET), October 24, 2021.
“Lapulapu, Ang Datu ng Mactan” is the first theatrical production at the MET since it closed its doors in 1996. The public presentation will be part of the Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines, the Year of Filipino Pre-Colonial Ancestors, and the National Indigenous Peoples’ Month.
Watch history unfold as the Metropolitan Theater raises its curtains and gives life to the musical “Lapulapu, Ang Datu Ng Mactan”.
The play unpacks the many events commemorated on the year, which includes the Victory at Mactan in 1521, as told from the point of view of the mysterious Lapulapu, symbol of Philippine resistance to all forms of oppression; the circumnavigation…
Director: Dexter Santos
Cast: Arman Ferrer, Andre Tiangco, Natasha Cabrera, Red Nuestro, Cara Barredo, Al Gatmaitan, Paw Castillo, Robert Barbers, Ivan Niccolo Nery