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Classic Greek play Dionysus gets a Japanese-Indonesian update with stylised costumes and makeup.

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Director Tadashi Suzuki (left) inspects the costumes.

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Agave (played by Japanese actress Chieko Naito) mourns her son Pentheus.

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Japanese composer Midori Takada collaborating with Indonesian musicians.

Power Play At SIFA 2019

The classic Greek myth of Dionysus versus Pentheus opens up a discussion on religion
Oct 12, 2018 5:50 AM

AGAINST THE BREATHTAKING BACKDROP of the Prambanan temples in Jogjakarta, legendary theatre guru Tadashi Suzuki recently directed a group of actors from Indonesia, Japan and China performing the ancient story of Greek god Dionysus and his battle with King Pentheus of Thebes.

The 2,400-

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