New Indonesian Plays (Paperback)

New Indonesian Plays By Gunawan Maryanto (Foreword by), Muhammad Abe (Selected by) Cover Image

New Indonesian Plays (Paperback)

By Gunawan Maryanto (Foreword by), Muhammad Abe (Selected by)

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Introduced by Rebecca Kezia
Foreword and selected by Muhammad Abe and Gunawan Maryanto
Editor Cheryl Robson
  • First collection of Indonesian plays to be published in the UK
  • Covers topics such as social justice, LGBTQ issues, sex trafficking
  • Gives insight into a country which is a major economic force in SE Asia
Description

A collection in English of seven modern stage plays by established and emerging playwrights in Indonesia. The plays cover topics such as the aftermath of political clampdown, gay lives, sex trafficking and the effects of urban redevelopment.

Selection

THE SILENT SONG OF THE GENJER FLOWERS by Faiza Mardzoeki translated by Gratiagusti Chananya Rompas & Mikael Johani
RED JANGER by Ibed Surgana Yuga translated by Andy Fuller
CUT OUT by Riyadhus Shalihin translated by Alfian Sa'at
BREAK IN by Agnes Christina
SIN by Trisa Triandesa, adapted from the novel 'Not a Virgin' by Nuril Basri and translated by John McGlynn
BEDFELLOWS by Hanna Fransisca, translated by Cobina Gillitt
THE MAKASSAR TRILOGY by Shinta Febriany, translated by Alfian Sa'at

Foreword and selected by:

Gunawan Maryanto & Muhammad Abe
Gunawan was born in 1976 in Yogyakarta. He is an actor, director, poet, and also playwright. He is a member of Teater Garasi, one of the leading contemporary theatre companies in Indonesia. Gunawan Maryanto is one of the curators of Asia Playwrights Meeting. He frequently published his fiction and poetry in Indonesian daily newspapers. He is one of the founders of Indonesian Dramatic Readings Festival.

Muhammad Abe
Muhammad was born in 1985, in Pati. He is an actor, writer and researcher. After finishing his master degree in Theatre Studies from Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Muhammad has been working as a translator, researcher and facilitator for theatre, dance and visual arts. He is one of the curators of Asia Playwrights Meeting and recently curated the first Festival of Indonesian Plays in London.

Selected by: Gunawan Maryanto & Muhammad AbeGunawan was born in 1976 in Yogyakarta. He is an actor, director, poet, and also playwright. He is a member of Teater Garasi, one of the leading contemporary theatre companies in Indonesia. Gunawan Maryanto is one of the curators of Asia Playwrights Meeting. He frequently published his fiction and poetry in Indonesian daily newspapers. He is one of the founders of Indonesian Dramatic Readings Festival.Muhammad AbeMuhammad was born in 1985, in Pati. He is an actor, writer and researcher. After finishing his master degree in Theatre Studies from Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Muhammad has been working as a translator, researcher and facilitator for theatre, dance and visual arts. He is one of the curators of Asia Playwrights Meeting and recently curated the first Festival of Indonesian Plays in London.Editor - Cheryl RobsonCheryl is an award-winning playwright and editor of over a dozen collections of world drama. She was born in Australia and gained a BA Hons Drama and French at the University of Bristol, an MA in Playwrighting from University of Birmingham, then ran a women's theatre company for 10 years in London.
Product Details ISBN: 9781912430390
ISBN-10: 1912430398
Publisher: Aurora Metro Books
Publication Date: August 18th, 2020
Pages: 192
Language: English