Playwright: Shungiku Uchida
Director: Yoshi Toshihisa
Stage Manager: Kerstin Pinto
Ever-san, a Filipina and the first foreigner who passed the Japanese nursing examination at first try, is the greatest inspiration of Ligaya, Joy and Che.
These three left their families and country to undergo nurse training, as well as study the Japanese language.
Dr. Akinaga, who is responsible for training these Filipina nurse candidates, together with Taro Nihon, the hospital’s hardheaded elderly patient suffering from dementia, help the three Pinay nurses to try fulfilling their dreams.
In the end, the director of the hospital surprises these three Marias with their exam. results.
Here is a slideshow of all the photos taken (during the June 29 and July 1 shows):
The photos were taken as documentation for Teatro Pilipinas and Tanghalang Pilipino but all copyrights belong solely to me. 😉