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By Jessica Hagedorn

Act 1: Feb. 24th

Act 2: Feb 25th

Tickets for WED, FEB 24 at 7:00 PM include both Act 1 and 2 readings. You do not need to get tickets for Act 2 separately.

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The Two River Players return for a new series of digital community readings, featuring Two River Theater staff members, plus a few surprise guests! Adapted from the 1990 novel of the same name, Jessica Hagedorn’s Dogeaters presents a Philippines that is “sometimes grim and stark, sometimes beautiful and lush, but always volatile.” Set in Manila in 1982, this epic play follows hustlers and authoritarians; soldiers and beauty queens; filmmakers and revolutionaries as the world’s eyes turn to the Philippines for the first Manila International Film Festival.

Please note: This reading includes adult language including racial slurs, sexual content, and sexual violence.

Want to follow along with the reading at home? Consider supporting a local independent bookstore by ordering the play online! Many of these book sellers offer home delivery or ebook partnerships.

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