About the Artist Director

LITO CASAJE   Apart from being a multi-award winning playwright and screenwriter, LITO CASAJE is also a licensed optometrist, professor, journalist, theatre and independent film actor, director and producer. Lito earned his Master of Arts in Creative Writing degree from the University of the Philippines Diliman. He co-founded Dramatis Personae, a theatre-events-multi-media company with multi-award […]

Plays of Lito Casaje

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”9″ gal_title=”Lito CAsaje”]   Playwright-director Lito Casaje is the spokesperson of the educated middle-class of the 1980s and 1990s. His characters are university-bred, conversant with literature (reading novels like Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “Love in the Time of Cholera”), liberated, switching easily from Tagalog to English—and leading emotional roller-coaster lives.

Mga Premyadong Dula

[photo-book-5] Limang Dula ng relasyon at mga tunggalian sa buhay ng pag-ibig, paktataksil, paghihiwalay, pagbaba ng dignidad at pagkasira ng reputasyon, pagbibili ng dangal… Limang Dula na magpapaangat sa mambabasa/manonood sa kanilang kinauupuan sa pagtaksil sa mga tauhang nasa bingit ng dekadensya at kasagwaan ngunit di matatawaran ang kredibilidad ng tindi ng motibasyon sa buhay… 

Separasyon Ikalawang Yugto

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”10″ gal_title=”Lito Casaje 2″] Excerpt from Casaje’s Separasyon Ikalawang Yugto pg. 199 Dale: Well, atleast, hindi ako pinagbubuhatan ng kamay ni Dick, di ba? Vivian: Sabagay. Dale: Aren’t you glad na atleast, hindi na tayo binubugbog ng mga asawa natin? 

Angel Whose Wings I’ve Clipped

[photo-book-7] There is movement in stillness. It is in the inner life of a tree that breathes through its trunk and vessels of leaves even when they turn crisp and brown. There is breathing in stillness. There is ranting in stillness.There is raving in stillness.