The Lamberto Macias Sports and Cultural Complex seems like a can of sardines after Norsunians flocked the successful ‘Cory ng EDSA’ theater musical last January 17.
The ‘Cory ng EDSA,’ which was casted by the Philippine Stagers Foundations (PSF) artists, portrayed democracy and sacrifice, depicted the life, works and advocacies of Cory Aquino, which gained several standing ovations and resounding applause from the audience.
According to Vincent Tañada, a director and playwright, the ‘Cory ng EDSA’ was a sequel to the “Ako si Ninoy,” also a theater musical played last 2009 which also received recognitions from the Aliw Awards.
Tañada said that he was so happy since the reactions of the crowd were very fulfilling. He disclosed that the ‘Cory ng EDSA’ was indeed life-changing because the audience really expressed their appreciation through there generous applauses.
Freshman Bachelor of Science in Office System Management student Lanie Maquiling said that “it’s my first time to watch a live theater musical and it was truly a jaw-dropping performance of the Philstagers.”
Riza Marie Tabada, a sophomore Bachelor of Science in Accountancy student, opined “they are worthy to be called professionals since they showed their astounding talents both in acting and singing.”
“Honestly, nakahilak jud ko. Sulit ra jud kaau ang 150 nga amung gibayad for the play,” expressed Roellyn Barrera, a second year Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education.
Moreover, senior Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering student Jhade Pino expressed that the different characters, sequence of events and portrayals of the performers summed up the show to a very enjoyable one.
Junior Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering student Richard Tagle added that the musical was comprehensive. “Even elementary students could understand the message they try to imply,” he disclosed.