Found (Writing Challenge Day 6)

(a preview of my CW 180 work in stageplay)   Two tribal men are running through a dense jungle.   RAY This way.   KRIS Bastard.   RAY This way.   KRIS You… Continue reading

Positive Reinforcement (Writing Challenge Day 5)

(based on Miko Tizon’s Zoo)   FORTUNE is running around the playpark. Frisky, he claws his way up a pole, only to jump down after a few steps. He rushed towards the wall… Continue reading

The Naked Man (Writing Challenge Day 4)

A naked man is tied up on a thick pole. His arms are stretched way above his head, tied up in a clean knot. His eyes are blindfolded, his mouth gagged. His nipples… Continue reading

Postgrad (Writing Challenge Day 3)

Three idiots are typing on one laptop.   MAN 1 …And that’s how you open the word processor.   MAN 2 So, eeeee, how do you start typing?   MAN 3 How do… Continue reading

The New Shoes (Writing Challenge Day 2)

The New Shoes   Two men are tugging a pair of shoes.   MAN 1 I said it’s mine!   MAN 2 Liar!   A giant shoebox falls.

Theatrical Gender (Writing Challenge Day 1)

A man and four women are crouching on the stage.   MAN Offstage, man is a rarity.   The man starts to juggle bras and moon-shaped trinkets.   WOMEN (in crescendo) Crying ladies… Continue reading

Like the Rain

an adaptation of Noni Queano’s “Strange How the Slow Rain” Elena is seen inside a nipa hut, staring outside the window. It is raining. Artemio comes in, soaking wet. ARTEMIO Thank god you’re… Continue reading

Truth in the Theater

FORTUNE-TELLER Theater is all about fake predictions. The fortune teller walks around the audience area and gives a reading to the ugliest audience member. GHOST A ghost would also be gratuitously nice. (INSPIRED… Continue reading

Character Angst

CHARACTERS: Tony TAGPO: Sa laptop TONY Sa gabing ito, isa sa mga pangarap niyo ay matutupad. Sa gabing ito, isa sa inyo ay magiging karakter. Ngayon, dalawang minuto na lamang bago mag-alas-dose, handa… Continue reading


CHARACTERS: Helena George Chuck TAGPO: Kwarto sa Hotel Sogo, Recto; Kasalukuyan Pagtaas ng telon, makikita na si HELENA at GEORGE na nakaupo sa higaan sa Hotel Sogo. Mahabang katahimikan bago magsimula ang unang… Continue reading