Tag Archive: play

Some Enchanted Evening

Setting: The men’s washroom at a decent three-star hotel. The washroom itself is clean, spacious, and classy, but — and this is a must — one of the mirrors has to be cracked.… Continue reading

Do, Re, Mi

CHARACTERS: DO: Raw grain, before baked bread RE: Who everybody loves. MI: A film that starred Tom Cruise FA: Offensive word for gays SO: Whole seeds thrown to the ground LA: STILL a… Continue reading

Ain’t Too Proud to Beg

A man is sitting on a red armchair. Bare-torsoed, he is wearing only a pair of dress pants and socks. He crosses his feet alternately, right over left, then left over right. He… Continue reading

A Foolish Journey now available!

After months of being delayed, I am proud to announce that my first ebook, “A Foolish Journey,” is now available for free download at this site! The product of a 78-day writing challenge,… Continue reading

Delight/Delirium: A Palanca Festival

18 men, 2 beds, 3 beanbags, handcuffs, rope, and a swivel chair. As his final output as a Creative Writing student, budding young playwright Riley Palanca offers “Delight/Delirium”, a festival of four one-act… Continue reading

Cover and Excerpt from Harder, Faster, Wetter and the Tarot Project

What do you think of the cover: Title Page (Photo taken during the 2012 run of Magkano, as part of MWAH: Malay~Walay~Halay. Direction by Fitz Bitana, starring Kemuel Ubaldo and Dean San Diego.… Continue reading

excerpts from HARDER, FASTER, WETTER

  Yay, thesis! Posting one-page excerpts from the first six works:   ASSHOLES and WHORES   CHRIS You’ve done something wrong, something that destroyed me. I wanted to let it slide but I… Continue reading

The Tarot Writing Challenge: A Post-Script

78 days. 78 fucking days. And it’s over — the Tarot Writing Challenge is OVER. I am not a tarot reader by profession. I dabble, sure, every now and then, during parties and… Continue reading


This scene is set at one grave in a cemetery. A GUY enters, carrying a karaoke machine. He is in comfortable clothes, with a baseball hat on his head. He sets his player… Continue reading

Bed of Roses

(Readers, I hope you have some patience for a ten-minute play) This is entirely fictional and is the product of the author’s own imagination. Any resemblance to actual people, places and events is… Continue reading