REPERTORY Philippines’ 83rd performance season opens with Sarah Ruhl’s Stage Kiss on Feb. 7 to March 1 at the Onstage Theater in Greenbelt 1, Makati City. Directed by Carlitos Siguion-Reyna, it stars Missy Maramara and Tarek El Tayech. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
Under My Skin
PETA closes its 52nd performance season with Under My Skin from Feb. 7 to March 22. Written by Rody Vera and directed by Melvin Lee, it is an anthology drama following Filipinos living with HIV. The play stars Cherry Pie Picache, Roselyn Perez, Eko Baquial, Miguel Almendras, Mike Liwag, Gio Gahol, Anthony Falcon, and Gold Villar-Lim. It is part of PETA’s advocacy campaign on HIV. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
The OPM Hitmen
BACKSTAGEPASS productions presents Sing, Love, Laugh with the OPM Hitmen on Feb. 7, 8 p.m., at the Music Museum, Greenhills Shopping Center, San Juan. The show features Renz Verano, Richard Reynoso, Rannie Raymundo, and Chard Borja with special guests Pilita Corales and Eva Eugenio. Tickets are available through TicketWorld (www.ticketworld.com.ph, 891-9999).
Alas ng Bayan exhibit
ALAS ng Bayan, a “herstory” art exhibit featuring paintings of five Filipina heroines in Philippine history, is on view at The Corredor, College of Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines-Diliman. It features the Katipunan’s Gregoria de Jesus; Apolonia Catra who fought with Macario Sakay’s forces; Remedios Gomez-Paraiso a.k.a. the Hukbalahap’s Kumander Liwayway); Martial Law activist Lorena Barros; and slain Bataan coal activist Gloria Capitan. Alas ng Bayan is jointly organized by the Institute for Climate and Sustainable Cities, the Constantino Foundation, and 350 Pilipinas. For more information, visit alasngbayan.org.