Felino Dolloso will be Dr Jose Rizal in the first Australian stage production of the Philippine national hero.
The story will portray the life and heroism of the scholar, doctor and writer until incarcerated by the colonial government of Spain in the Philippines in 1898.
The play will be initially staged in the Central Coast of New South Wales, Wollongong, Canberra and Melbourne.
Inquiries are also underway whether or not the play will be staged in Brisbane.
Teaser trailer may be viewed here: http://www.facebook.com/pages/