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#14 Leandro Road: The Fall to Insanity in Laperal Mansion

#14 Leandro Road: The Fall to Insanity in Laperal Mansion

Literary
THE CONCEPT of “home” is always tied to a person’s identity, in which an individual feels a sense of belongingness. It is supposed to be a place of comfort, a primary refuge and a private space. However, when the abode itself denies comfort from the people living in it, it becomes a place of destruction than creation, burden than solace. #14 Leandro Road, directed by Jay Crisostomo IV, is a Filipino play adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, The Fall of the House of Usher. The play uncloaks the mysteries of a house that has long been haunted by the ghosts of the ancestors of the remaining Laperal siblings who live there. The house is based on the Victorian-style Laperal White House in #14 Leonard Wood Road in Baguio, which has been believed to be a site of paranormal activity...