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
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 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.