"Kaming Nangalagas sa Dilim ng Gabi" is a gripping devised play inspired by Jose Rizal's renowned novel, "Noli Me Tangere." It delves into the profound effects of losing one's identity and honor within a society plagued by corruption and oppression.
Set in the late 19th century Philippines during Spanish colonial rule, the play follows the lives of various characters from Rizal's novel who are grappling with the relentless burden of societal expectations and the consequences of compromising their integrity. The narrative primarily revolves around the central character, Crisostomo Ibarra, a young idealist returning to his homeland after studying abroad.
As the story unfolds, Ibarra encounters an array of individuals entangled in a web of deceit and moral decay. Through their interconnected stories, the play explores the multifaceted impacts of losing one's identity and honor. Ibarra's journey serves as a lens through which the audience witnesses the tragic consequences of succumbing to societal pressures, compromising values, and abandoning personal convictions.