dionysus

A Greek tragedy, performed in Japanese, Chinese and Indonesian.

date Sep 29-30, 2018

date Prambanan Temple

A performance based on Greek tragedy that features Japanese, Chinese and Indonesian artists. Could this be the most ambitious crossover event ever?

29-30 september 2018; dionysus at prambanan, a collab between japan, china and indonesia; yogyakarta; globetrotter magazine.jpeg

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.