In the Shadow of Elephants

In the Shadow of Elephants v3

I dreamt the sky rained elephants. I looked up and saw thousands of them. Their trumpeting sounded like thunder. And when they fell to the ground the earth shook under the weight of their feet

Carlos Bulosan Theatre, in partnership with the Music Gallery and Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts & Culture, presents:


Carlos Bulosan Theatre invites you on a journey that explores the spirit of Philippine resistance to unjust colonial powers throughout history. This multidisciplinary play features music, dance and shadow play inspired by the indigenous art and culture of the Philippines.

Thursday, June 27 at 8pm Friday, June 28 at 8pm Saturday, June 29 at 2pm & 8pm

Tickets: $25 for Thursday, Friday evening and Saturday Matinee / $30 for Saturday evening which includes post-show reception and live musical performance by DATU Venue: The Music Gallery – 197 John Street, Toronto ON  Tel. 416.204.1080 Box office opens 1 hour prior to showtime.

This is a very limited run engagement so buy your tickets now!

KAPISANAN is a co-presenter of In the Shadow of Elephants, and as such CBT is able to give all members of the Kapisanan community a discount! When you buy your tickets, key in the coupon code "KAPISANAN1" to get $5 off, which is valid for all performances!

The event webpage is and a link to the guestlist page is available from there to purchase the tickets. The code can be applied upon checkout.


In the Shadow of Elephants Directed by Karen Ancheta Written by The CBT Collective: Leon Aureus, Rose Cortez, Nicco Lorenzo Garcia,  Christine Mangosing & Nadine Villasin Dramaturged by Ric Knowles Performed by Leon Aureus, Aura Carcueva, Belinda Corpuz, Nicco Lorenzo Garcia, Jennifer Maramba & Victoria Marie Sawal Sound Design by Alexander Punzalan Production Design & Choreography by Jodinand Villaflores Aguillon Lighting Design by Arun Srinivasan Stage Management by Kalina Janik

Co-Presented by The MUSIC GALLERY and KAPISANAN Philippine Centre for Arts + Culture

A Punzaramba Cultural Exhibit of T’Boli arts and crafts will be featured in the Music Gallery courtyard at every performance.

Food Partner: Kanto by Tita Flips

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