"The Woman In Black" Coming on October 19

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Lauded as “one of the best horror stories you will ever see on the stage”, The Woman in Black is based on Susan Hill’s highly regarded 1983 novel of the same name.

Dulaang Kalay and Word of Mouth Theater Philippines proudly present The Woman in Black on October 19 and 20, 8 p.m. at T.E.A.T.R.I.N.O. of Greenhills Promenade in San Juan City

Due to numerous requests to restage the play, noted actors Jeremy Domingo and Reb Atadero shall reprise the roles of older Arthur Kipps and the young theater actor, respectively.

Dulaang Kalay (DK), the first student organization in South East Asia to stage this West End classic, produced and was presented an advanced engagement under the direction of William Elvin Manzano last August 31st. 



Jeremy Domingo co-founded Word Of Mouth Theater Philippines (WOM) in 2006, which produced Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth Unplugged’; a staged reading of Steve Martin’s ‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’; and the original musicals ‘The Aqua Barkada’ (for RCBC); ‘Maiden of the Sea’ (for Manila Ocean Park) and ‘Flight of a Falcon’ (for AdamsonUniversity). ‘The Woman in Black’ is WOM’s first co-production with DK.



He is a 2011 BroadwayWorld.com Philippines award-winner (Best Featured Actor) for Tanghalang Pilipino’s ‘American Hwangap’, having appeared in over 85 theater productions since 1990. In other media, he has appeared in numerous local TV series and commercials, and presented for Disney Channel’s Playhouse Disney-Asia from 2002 to 2006. A Creative Guild awardee, Jeremy has been Studio 23’s signature announcer since 1999.


Reb Atadero, who has six years of theater experience, is a name synonymous with musical productions. Last seen in Ateneo blueREPERTORY's ‘13: The Musical’, ‘Bare’, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ as well as Dulaang UP's ‘Rizal X’, Reb can also be found doing other things inside and outside of the theater world as a musical director, kindergarten teacher, workshop instructor, training facilitator and host.


William Manzano started his theatre career in 2005 as a chorus member in Dulaang UP's 'St. Louis Loves Dem Filipinos'. Since then, he has appeared as an actor in numerous productions in and out of the University of the Philippines. In 2011, William established himself as a songwriter for the theatre, beginning with a Filipino musical adaptation of  'Cyrano de Bergerac' for UP’s Dulaang Laboratoryo . In July of the same year, he wrote music and lyrics for Dulaang UP's 'Rizal X'. He started 2012 writing the music for WOM’s ‘Flight of a Falcon’, a musical to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Adamson University. He also directs plays for DK.



Janine Santos is a graduate of the UP College of Music, major in voice. She was part of several opera productions of the UP College of Music, as well as Dulaang UP’s ‘Atang: Dulang may Musika’, ‘Isang Panaginip na Fili’ and ‘Noli: The Opera’. She is also a member of the Philippine Opera Company for ‘Ang Bagong Harana,’ and of the Philippine Drama Company, under the direction of Naty Crame-Rogers. She was the Musical Director of Dulaang UP’s ‘Rizal X’ and played the part of Helena in DK’s first production, ‘Series Finale: Saan Hahantong ang Tagpong Ito?’.

The artistic staff of The Woman in Black include William E. Manzano (Direction); Janine Santos (Original Music); Meliton Roxas, Jr. (Lighting Design); Alden Acosta (Sound Design); Manu Respall (Production Design); Nissi Gatan (Set Design); Lorena Balina (Property Design); Niña Bedruz (Technical Direction) and Cha Quebral (Deputy Technical Direction).

The production staff is composed of Gabe Ongkiko (Production Manager); Nicole Nequinto (Deputy Production Manager); Raquel Pascua (Head Stage Manager); Chai Von Possel (Promotions Manager); Toots Tolentino (PR Consultant); Ted Guayco (Public Relations Manager); Niqi Granados (Front of House Manager) and Karina Gaite, Karlo Gaite, and Tim Villa-Real (Stage Hands).


If you want to watch something scary this month of Halloween, catch this famous ghost play in a unique way that transcends the classes of conventional dramatic horror!

For tickets, contact Ted Guayco at 0935-1332893 or visit www.facebook.com/DKTheWomanInBlack for further details.

The Woman in Black is presented in partnership with Sybex Animal Health & Nutrition, and Global Nutrition International.

Don't miss the limited run of this show! Enjoy a little bit of horror this weekend with your friends and love one! Bring your date and let him or her hold your hand each time he or she freaks out! *wink wink!*


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