Text by Art+ Staff
As part of Tanghalang Pilipino (TP)’s effort to adapt to the restrictions brought about by COVID-19. They premiered a timely monovlog (Monologue – Vlog) titled “Lolo Doc” written by Layeta Bucoy, as part of a series of videos for TP’s temporary platform on Youtube called “Pansamantanghalan.”
“Lolo Doc” is primarily a monologue told through the perspective of a pandemic frontliner, a senior doctor, played by Tanghalang Pilipino’s Artistic Director, Fernando “Nanding” Josef. The short piece tackles the reality of one dedicated doctor and family man in the face of a pandemic.
“Lolo Doc” which premiered on the 6th of May and will be followed up with “Lola Doc” set to premiere on the 21st of May. It was recently revealed that Nora Aunor will be playing the titular role of “Lola Doc”.
Watch “Lolo Doc” here:
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