Sunday, October 10, 2010
GUIDE QUESTIONS FOR TP's BANAAG AT SIKAT
Your reaction must be computer-printed on short bond paper using 12-point font (Times New Roman) with 1 and 1/2 spacing for better readability.
The more profound and well thought out your answers to the questions, the better the score.
Answer each of the following in two to three paragraphs.
1. In terms of both form and content, rate the overall performance of Tanghalang Pilipino's rendition of Lope K. Santos' Banaag at Sikat from 1 to 10 (10 being the highest possible score and 1 being the lowest). Explain the reasons for your assessment.
2. Using Nicanor G. Tiongson's criteria in determining the Philippine-ness of a particular dramatic form/presentation: [1.)that it reflects the Filipinos' culture,2.) that it answers the need of the Filipinos at a given time, and 3.) that it works for the good of the many], how Filipino is Tanghalang Pilipino's Banaag at Sikat? Elaborate on your answer based on what you have learned in class regarding Philippine drama.
3. How does the rock musical Banaag at Sikat depict the class struggles between the rich and the poor? With whom do you empathize?