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Book Launch for New Indonesian Plays

Tuesday 15 October 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Diversify your reading! Come and celebrate with us and get your copy of New Indonesian Plays.

This is the first collection of Indonesian plays to be published in English in the UK.

Featuring seven plays from new and established Indonesian playwrights selected by Muhammad Abe and Gunawan Maryanto, the collection is edited by Cheryl Robson, with an introduction by Rebecca Kezia.

Plays included:

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

There will be a playreading extract from one of the selected plays, a Q and A + refreshments. Signed copies available at a reduced price.

In association with the Samuel French Bookshop and the Royal Court Theatre, October 15th, 6.30pm – 8.00pm

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



Aurora Metro Books and Supernova Books
Royal Court Theatre
Samuel French Bookshop


Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square
London, London SW1W 8AS United Kingdom
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