A performance based on Greek tragedy that features Japanese, Chinese and Indonesian artists. Could this be the most ambitious crossover event ever?
A collaboration between Suzuki Company of Toga (SCOT) and Purnati Indonesia, Dionysus will be performed at the Prambanan Temple in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on September 29-30.
Maestro Suzuki Tadashi will direct the performance, which stars actors from Indonesia, Japan and China. Moreover, the actors will perform the dialogue in their respective mother tongues.
Additionally, Indonesian designer Auguste Soesastro has created costumes using traditional fabrics and Takada Midori has produced a new composition for the performance.