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Katsuri by Tanghalang Pilipino: A Review

One of the biggest challenges to adapting a literary piece that has occupied such a sacred place in the pantheon of western theatrical classics is doing so organically. The adaptation should be true to the original, and it cannot diminish the emotional resonance in the reframing of the story in another context in order for it to succeed. This is why there are very few successful adaptations of western literature reframed in a local, Filipino, context.