Jakarta – The Koma Theatre that supported by Bakti Budaya Djarum Foundation is coming back. They performed their latest show that have named as Sie Jin Kwie against western stealth. This performing act is a 150th production and is a big third show during their 40th anniversary of The Koma Theatre after they have success to perform Ikan Asin Opera Show and Warisan during this 2017.
Renitasari Adrian, as Program Director Bakti Budaya Djarum Foundation, said that their latest The Koma Theatre performing act, this time is a sequence of former Sie Jin Kwie performing acts before. Started with Sie Jin Kwie (2010), Sie Jin Kwie Got Slandered (2011), Sie Jin Kwie In The Land of The Magic (2012). This 4th performing act closes Sie Jin Kwie Ceng See stories or Sie Jin Kwie Invaded Western Country, that adapted by Nano Riantiarno from The Novel that produced by Lokoancung and Tiokengjian.
“Lakon Sie Jin Kwie against The Western Stealth is a big part from their 40-th years anniversary of The Koma Theatre; which they consistent to enliven our Indonesian performing arts with hi-quality performing arts. The Koma Theatre is not just spoiling our eyes with design and stage property, make up, maximal costume, but they also engaged us to rethinking again about the plot message, the show, and their coherence with contemporary situation,” said Renitasari, at Jakarta, Thursday (26/10/2017).
The director, Nano Riantiarno has explained that this performing act told about Sie Jin Kwie daughter in law, a lady general Hwan Lie Hoa that raised by King Li Ti, became great commander of Troops of Tang after Sie Jin Kwie that just died at their big wartroops. His duty is to conquer General Souw Po Tong and to conquer West Tartar Troops that helped by the stealth and the evil goddess. The God of goddess was involved to support Troops of Tang. So, Could be the West Tartar be conquered?
“Sie Jin Kwie performing acts against western stealth is an impossible performing acts, that happened a hundreds of years ago, and it is would be still occurs by the present. Maybe, the common killers that still happening too now is the stealth too?, But, who knows who are the winner of this battle? We or they?”, said Nano again.
Beside, they supporting performing acts, Bakti Budaya Djarum Foundation has participated too during their performing acts appreciation program of The Koma Theatre. This program such as program which have purpose or goals to involving 200 people of art-theatre worker, teachers, and students in Jakarta to watch The Koma Theatre performing acts.
This program was expected to give appreciation space to all citizens, e.g. all citizens or society that has never been watching this Theatre Koma before. So they have found reference about an artistic performong show and detail dramaturgy concepts from The Koma Theatre.
This performing acts will be performed at Graha Bakti Budaya, Taman Ismail Marzuki, everyday, start from November 10th – 19th 2017, from 7.30 PM (expects Sunday), November 12th and 19th 2017, starts 1.30 PM. *(Thejakartatimes/Won)