Palm Sunday with Puppets

There are stories that are too old and too familiar but need to be retold, replayed, and restaged.  The life and death of Jesus Christ is the story that we all know but there will always a creative way to narrate it . I just watched Papet Pasyon, a puppet play  depicting the life and crucifixion of Christ. This was staged at Teacher’s Village in Quezon City by Teatrong Mulat ng Pilipinas, the first in children’s theater and puppetry in the Philippines. Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio, Mulat founder, wrote the Papet Pasyon in 1985. Teatro Mulat has been performing  Papet Pasyon for free every Palm Sunday of the year. They hope to bring Christ’s story closer to children through puppetry.

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sorry for the poor photo quality of my phone… but the puppets are 100x better than this photo

 

with , Dr. Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete, Department Chair -UP Speech and Theatre Arts and Jesus Christ puppet

with , Dr. Amihan Bonifacio-Ramolete, Department Chair -UP Speech and Theatre Arts and Jesus Christ puppet

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Puppeteer of Maria/ Mary

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Puppeteer of Judas

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64 Mapagkawanggawa St., Teachers Vill., 1101 Quezon City, Philippines

64 Mapagkawanggawa St., Teachers Village, 1101 Quezon City, Philippines

You can also find  a collection of puppets, dolls and toys Teatrong Mulat

 

 

 

 

 

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. andy1076
    Apr 19, 2014 @ 15:29:46

    Very cool 🙂 🙂

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