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COVID 19 Virologues: Staging the Societal Plague

COVID 19 Virologues: Staging the Societal Plague

Letters
By FATIMA B. BADURIA & RAMON CHRISTIAN G. PLACIDO A COMMON enemy threatens the globe that preys on mankind. It is transmitted through physical contact, thus restricting close proximity. However, the virus proves to be more powerful than anticipated. Seemingly, masks, face shields, and disinfectants cannot obstruct its more profound contamination in society. Without prior notice, it creeps into the core of humanity and people’s principles. This notion is portrayed in COVID 19 Virologues, a set of nineteen monologues written by the Artistang Artlets alumni and directed by Bong Figueroa. Each monologue revolves around the societal equivalents of COVID-19 that deprave the ethics of humankind. The play was held via Zoom from Oct.31 to Nov. 1 and was live-streamed on Artistang Artl