Presented by Filipino American Association of Sonoma State University (FAASSU) and Center for Babaylan Studies
A New Art Media Production
In celebration of Filipino American History Month and inspired by Philippine mythical creatures like the Manananggal, Tikbalang, Syokoy, Lady in White, and Tumao, ASWANG is a dramatized song cycle that debunks their common stories. Sung from the Aswang's point of view, these entities of lore will come alive and tell the stories of how they came to be.
Featuring original music and libretto by Florante Aguilar, ASWANG is performed in gloriously archaic Tagalog with English supertitles.
Sunday, October 15, 5:00 pm
Charmaine Clamor as Manananggal
Leon Palad as Tikbalang
Kyle de Ocera as Isagani/Syokoy
Giovanni Ortega as The Host
Kristine Sinajon as Candida/Lady in White
Music performed by the Fandangueros
Florante Aguilar, Guitar
Chus Alonso, Flute and Laud
Sage Baggott, Percussion
Greg Kehret, Double Bass
Lighting Design by Kevin Myrick
Sound Engineered by Chris Bell
Costume Design by Lara G. Waters
Co-Produced by Esperanza Catubig
Story by Florante Aguilar and Fides Enriquez
Directed by Fides Enriquez
Free, No Tickets Required. Parking fee in Effect
Sunday, Oct. 15, 5:00 pm at Schroeder Hall
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Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tickets may be purchased in-person at the SSU Student Center, Monday through Friday from 10 am until 6 pm.
The GMC Box Office located in the courtyard of Weill Hall is open one hour prior to most performances.