Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio is a play about a poor man named Mang Serapio who was accused of an irrational crime which led to his. The protagonist on the play “Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio” is a beggar by the name of Serapio. He is a member of a federation and was accused because of. The 50th anniversary staging of ‘Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio’ will make you think about the current justice system. And stress the hell out of.

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He is being charged with the absolutely ludicrous crime of — wait for it — caring for a child.

Juan Ekis said that the ultra-violence is something he wanted to highlight in this particular staging of seraio play. Men like Serapio are merciless at the hands of those with power.

mabg But the derelict building — whose run-down interiors is normally highlighted as a novelty to party-goers — could not have been a more perfect setting for a play about the violent trial of a man accused of a crime. But right when you think the worst is over, the tables turn on you and the prosecutors punish Mang Serapio anyway, pulling out his eyes pay close attention to how many!

There are no holes in the walls of accusation being thrown upon Mang Serapio. Retrieved on September 26, fromhttp: The blinding of Mang Serapio symbolizes how powerful paglilitid people with higher stands than the beggar. Welcome to Rappler, please select your default country: Before year ends, Nietes captures 4th world title Boxing. Ang Paglilitis ni Mang Serapio can still be a comedy but it does not guarantee actual laughs, but the irony of it all all the significant happenings in the play can make you think really hard and make you realize.


‘Ang Paglilitis Kay Mang Serapio:’ Don’t wear white

By his pure innocence and ignorance he was accused to a mistake that No one knew how it became a mistake that he was able to punished, tortured and even he lost his eye. People of the syndicate judge people pahlilitis to the degree of hurt the person is in thus the more injury the more you are respected in the syndicate.

The entire area is tightly packed, and even the audience must be ready to sit shoulder to shoulder with each other. You are commenting using your WordPress.

The play is about Serapio, a beggar who carries around a doll and uses it to attract pity which leads to more alms. One of the last things he says: It shows to us the social stratification.

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One of the primary conflicts is person against person. These stories made other people. Democratic senator Warren takes major step towards White House bid U. More powerful people found holes just to punish him.


Welcome to Rappler, a social news network where stories inspire community engagement and digitally fuelled actions for social change. He treats it is as if it was his daughter who died in a car accident. The Dalawang Tagabantay are the ones who are liable in handling Mang Serapio during the trials, to not escape. Most of the time, living outside the box let people think of bad things over you but sometimes people will appreciate you more; that does not apply in this story but in real life it will.


Being a blind man means a man is limited to see and that is to see the truth and eventually fight his or her right.

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And from that simple happiness comes the real meaning of life. This play has been staged by countless theatre organizations already. Ultimately, there is nothing anyone in the audience can do — the course of events has already been predetermined, and it’s the two interrogators and the Federasyon ‘s barong-clad leader who decides Mang Serapio’s fate. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: They were all mentally insane because they were being dragged on by the leader not realizing the situation they are in except for Mang Serapio who wants change in the way he lives.

After further discussion about the play, I have realized that Mang Serapio was actually not a mentally insane guy. Mang Serapio treated the doll like a person; giving it food, clothes, etc.

He treated his doll Sol as if it was his daughter but not entirely because his mind is still of this world; knowing that his daughter was already dead thus the doll for him only serves as a thing to ease his mind of the situation which he is in.

The play grabs you by the neck right from the start as it introduces the unwashed street urchins that make up the Federasyonthe somewhat dystopian society at the center of the play.