HomeDLSU Dialogue: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Cultural Studiesvol. 27 no. 1 (1994)

The Theater in Manila, 1846-1896: An Assessment

Cristina Lacónico-Buenaventura

Discipline: Cultural Studies




The growth of the theater in the latter part of the 19th century was truly a flowering of culture among the different social classes in the Philippines. This piece of cultural history may help explain the divisions among present-day Filipinos.