Tuesday 15 October 19:00 - 20:30

The Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square

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Book Launch for New Indonesian Plays

Performing & Visual Arts

Talk, Reading, Book Launch of new drama collection 'NEW INDONESIAN PLAYS'

Diversify your reading!

Come and celebrate with us and be the first to get a copy of New Indonesian Plays.

This is the first collection of Indonesian plays to be published in English in the UK, following on from a playreading showcase in May. Featuring seven plays from new and established Indonesian playwrights selected by Muhammad Abe and Gunawan Maryanto and edited by Cheryl Robson with an introduction by Rebecca Kezia.

The plays included are:

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 β€˜Not a Virgin’ by Nuril Basri and translated by John H. McGlynn

BEDFELLOWS by Hanna Fransisca, translated by Cobina Gillitt

THE MAKASSAR TRILOGY by Shinta Febriany, translated by Alfian Sa’at.

There will be a short playreading from the play SIN and a Q and A with the adapter Trisa Triandesa + refreshments. Signed copies available.


Samuel French Bookshop at the Royal Court Theatre First floor, October 15th, 7.00pm - 8.30pm FREE EVENT

This event was made possible by assistance from the National Organising Committee for Indonesia as Market Focus Country at the 2019 London Book Fair.


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