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Period sex farce 'The Country Wife' up next from Dulaang UP

Period sex farce 'The Country Wife' up next from Dulaang UP 
By Walter Ang
Nov. 8, 2014
Philippine Daily Inquirer

Who will get pinched when a womanizer who pretends to be impotent (in order to get the married women, of course), meets an "innocent" and newly married woman who hails from the province?

Expect a sex farce and comedy of manners to ensue from that premise.

Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas is staging both "The Country Wife," written by William Wycherley, and its Tagalog translation by Nicolas Pichay, "Ang Misis Kong Promdi," starting Nov. 19 at the Wilfrido Guerrero Theater of Palma Hall, UP-Diliman, under Tony Mabesa's direction.

Martha Comia and Sue Prado alternate as the titular character Margery Pinchwife.

The challenge in this production for Comia, as well as the entire cast, is that they all have to memorize two scripts. All actors cast in the production will do both English and Filipino versions. George de Jesus and Tarek El Ta…