First things first: “Under My Skin” is indisputably a return to form for the Philippine Educational Theater Association (Peta). As a theatrical piece, it hits the mark; as an advocacy play, it is a triumph.
In the last decade, Peta has alternated between straightforward dramas and well-intended advocacies: Anton Chekov’s “The Cherry Orchard” and Marsha Norman’s “‘night, Mother” vis vis original work such as “William,” “A Game of Trolls” and “Charot!” The results, especially for the originals, haven’t always been unqualified successes.
“Under My Skin,” written by Rody Vera, tackles the HIV-AIDS crisis in the Philippines, where the current daily average of people being diagnosed wit…
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