Ampalaya Monologues Celebrates its 4th Year at PETA

September 12, 2019 206 No Comments


Ampalaya Monologues Celebrates its 4th Year at PETA This October 19, the country’s premiere monologue and spoken word group, Ampalaya Monologues, returns to the Philippine Educational Theater’s main stage as a new set of performances is unleashed. Dubbed as “Bitter than B4,” this year’s pieces promise to bring stories that tap into the mysteries of… Read more »

Ampalaya Monologues Launches 4th Season with Series of Open Mic Nights

June 12, 2019 483 No Comments


Since its first show in 2015, countless of talented artists had performed on the stage of Ampalaya Monologues. Throughout the years, Team Ampalaya has shared the spotlight with musicians, artists, poets, actors, singers, even drag queens and stand-up comedians, all of whom gave their own bitter-themed performance. This tradition of gathering different artists for a… Read more »

Ampalaya Monologues Presents 4th Anti-Valentine Show

February 7, 2019 356 No Comments


by Saul de Jesus Leave your sweetness and plans for grand gestures at home! It’s that time of the year for monologues and spoken word poetry pieces that are about every kind of love, bitterness, and of course, letting go. Now on its 4th year, Ampalaya Monologues is set to present its biggest and best… Read more »

Ampalaya Monologues presents Bitt3rd Anniversary Show

October 11, 2018 730 No Comments


[Written by Saul de Jesus] [Manila, October 2018] A new set of Ampalaya Monologues will come to life for the show’s third anniversary dubbed as “Bitt3rd.” This set is said to be the deepest, funniest and most relatable to date. Ampalaya Monologues is an episodic play that has been staged in various venues around the… Read more »

Mark Goes On – An Interview with Mark Ghosn

September 17, 2018 1502 No Comments


by Justinne Punsalang As a person who had no idea (before) about the art of spoken word poetry and monologues (other than those in movies), the first thing that came to my mind when I watched Mark Ghosn’s performance was “Sh*t ang galing niya. Ang taba ng utak!” But after getting to know him, I… Read more »

It’s Patty Time! – An interview with Patty Arro

August 25, 2018 717 No Comments


Si Patty Arro ang isa sa pinamatagal nang monologista ng Ampalaya Monologues. Sa una, kapag hindi mo siya lubusang kilala ay aakalain mong siya’y masungit, lalo na’t karamihan sa mga monologong naibibigay sa kaniya ay iyong mga seryoso at tungkol sa mga babaeng palaban. Ngunit sa kabila ng kaniyang persona sa entablado ay isang masayahin… Read more »

Be Part of Ampalaya Monologues’ Anniversary Show

August 3, 2018 753 No Comments


Due to the success of its first show, Ampalaya Monologues is bringing Camp Ampalaya back. This time, it is going to be an open mic night where spoken word artists, monologists and musicians are encouraged to participate and showcase their artistic bitterness. The show is also a way for Ampalaya Monologues to look for potential… Read more »