Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio is a play about a poor man named Mang Serapio who was accused of an irrational crime which led to his. The protagonist on the play “Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio” is a beggar by the name of Serapio. He is a member of a federation and was accused because of. The 50th anniversary staging of ‘Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio’ will make you think about the current justice system. And stress the hell out of.

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If he tries to make a point wherein he proves himself as not guilty, there will always be something to counter that. Once the authorities are alerted of this, they subject Serapio to a mock trial which leads to his blinding with ice picks.

Notify me of new comments via email. Ultimately, there is nothing anyone in the audience can do — the course of events has already been predetermined, and it’s the two interrogators and the Federasyon ‘s barong-clad leader who decides Mang Serapio’s fate. Paglilotis are at P if reserved online, and P for walk-ins. Retrieved on September 26, fromhttp: In the end Serapio was blinded because of a very odd reason or crime, having hope and dreams.

Did you flinch, patlilitis away, give alms? The three Saksi are three liars who are willing to lie for Mang Serapio to be punish. For me, the insane ones here in the play are the people of the syndicate because why consider taking care of a child a crime? In our country today, this still remains true unfortunately.


After further discussion about the play, I have realized that Mang Serapio was actually not a mentally insane guy. What do you do? His wife died giving birth to their daughter Sol. This play has been staged by countless theatre organizations already. Mang Serapio treated the doll like a person; giving it food, clothes, etc. It makes the trial a source of entertainment instead of a channel for due diligence. The location adds another layer to the telling of a story about social and systemic injustice.


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He basically stood no chance and he was left at the mercy of the authorities who cheat the system. Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio has shows on Sept. You have successfully updated your account. Sharapova campaign off to tough start in Shenzhen Other Sports. They were all mentally insane because they were being dragged on by the leader not realizing the situation they are in except for Mang Serapio who wants change in the way he lives.

The child Mang Serapio allegedly cares for is actually a doll, and the spectators and prosecutors ridicule and laugh at him. Vatican spokesman and his deputy resign Europe. Slide 1 – PNU.

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Paul Dumol’s masterpiece is staged at The Ruins in Poblacion. Juan Ekis said that the ultra-violence is something he wanted to highlight in this particular staging of the play. No matter what would happen in his trial, he would be acquitted guilty and be punished.

Being a blind man means a man is limited to see and that is to see the truth and eventually fight his or her right. Skip to navigation Skip to main content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to secondary sidebar Skip to footer frank. Towards the end, the play circles back to the warning the audience was given before the play began.

MANILA, Philippines werapio Before Ang Paglilitis Kay Mang Serapio starts, a cast member addresses amng audience with a few reminders, though the gravity of his voice and his facial expression makes them sound more like warnings than ant guidelines. They could handicap another man and limit his or her actions.


It shows to us the social stratification. The two pilays are the one who the judge asked to get the baul. I think it is a perfect example of our society’s gross over consum archiechie You’ve got a pretty interesting analysis about the poem the content is well written, thumbs up for y. Once inside, you see more of them and realize the setup.

And stress the hell out of you. People of the syndicate judge people according to the degree of hurt the person is in thus the more injury the more you are respected in maang syndicate.

This was because he can still distinguish fantasy from reality.

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We tried to maintain its being Brechtian, but at the same time, ultra-realistic. More powerful people found patlilitis just to punish him. Before long, two interrogators begin the trial as the defendant is brought — or more accurately, thrown — in to the center of the courtroom, of which the audience is part.

I wondered why, because this is the 50th anniversary staging of the play by Paul Dumol yes, it was written in anf, for those who refuse to do the math. This is because the protagonist does not anv at all throughout the play why he was being judged in trial. Mang Serapio stood no chance at freedom to begin with, no matter how hard he tried to prove himself innocent. Corpus on September 14, Origin of the Philippine Music.

Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio is not comedy. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Just food for thought.

He was persecuted without him knowing the reason why.