PETA or Philippine Educational Theater Association will re-run the hit musical comedy-drama Care Divas to kick start their 50th season. It was staged in 2011, Care Divas tells the story about five transgender Overseas Filipino Worker in Israel. They are caregivers by day and glamorous drag queens by night. Written by the award winning play wright Liza Magtoto. The main characters are Chelsea, Shai, Thalia, Kayla and Jonee who struggle to leave their families at home to provide a better life for them and they also struggle to freedom and acceptance of who they are in the Promise Land.
‘Care Divas’ includes a powerhouse cast of seasoned PETA actors including Ron Alfonso, Eko Baquial, , Jason Barcial, Joan Bugcat, Buddy Caramat, Vince De Jesus, Eric Dela Cruz, Gio Gahol, Melvin Lee, Joseph Madriaga, Dudz Teraña, and Gold Villar with guest actors Ophir Burton, Ricci Chan, Red Concepcion, Jef Flores, Paul Holme, Sherry Lara, Thou Reyes, Leo Rialp, and Myke Salomon.
In its 50 years in the industry, PETA has produced multitude of creative artists who believe in its vision of empowering the Filipinos through the performing arts. In the same vein ,Converse Philippines, a proud supporter of music and arts, upholds creativity and individuality with its featured iconic Converse sneaker and apparel used in the musicale.
‘Care Divas,’ will run from February 3 to March 19, with shows at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM, at PETA Theater Center, No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila, Quezon City. For tickets, you may call TicketWorld at 891-9999 or PETA Theater at 725-6244. #ConversePHxCareDivas