Mythology, love and dirty secrets abound Sining Lahi Polyrepertory’s ANG UNANG ASWANG



One night in a desert where the moon is in full, a new born baby swallows the heart of a banana tree. Time passes and the baby grows up with the help of a dog, a cat and a wild boar who stands as her mother. Away from the city, the girl lives happily until she encounters a man that will change her life, introducing her to both love and pain. In a situation where there are dirty secrets everywhere, will love overcome pain?

ANG UNANG ASWANG is a story of love, failure, abuse and pretension. This play will leave you questions of who is really bad, and what is the basis of good. From the era of the Spanish occupation in the Philippines, this is a story that mirrors the culture of the Philippines and it has been passed on from generation to generation.

With a mission to inspire, connect and uplift the community’s spirit toward arts and culture, PUP Sining-Lahi Polyrepertory, is proud to bring to the stage Mr. Rody Vera’s UNANG ASWANG. Sining-Lahi Polyrepertory has been serving the Polytechnic University of the Philippines for more than three decades now. As the Resident Student Theater group of the university, SLP was proven to stage quality theatre productions that made them bag various awards from different competitions outside the university. The director, Roland Legaspi, especially picked this script because of its unique story and the lines that are sure to stab every heart in the audience, taking its viewers on a journey to determine who is truly good and evil.


Know more about Rody Vera’s ANG UNANG ASWANG directed by Roland Legaspi and produced by Rommel Iquin, as it serves as their 2nd major Production on their 35th Theater Season, “Breaking Boundaries”.

PUP Sining-Lahi Polyrepertory’s ANG UNANG ASWANG will run from March 1-5 & 8-12, 2016 2pm and 6pm at the Hyundai Function Hall, Charlie Del Rosario Building, PUP Mabini Campus, Sta. Mesa, Manila. For tickets and inquiries, please contact 0936-123-4443 or message them at Follow them on Twitter and Instagram @polyrepofficial.


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