The Butterfly Seer single work   drama   - Two acts.
Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 The Butterfly Seer
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  • A Randai folk opera. ("Randai is a fok theatre of the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra, developed during the early twentieth century by combining an ancient circular practice of the martial art, silat, with other existing traditions of oral storytelling and vocal music." p. 132)

Production Details

  • First performed as a reading at the Writers' Weekend of the Playlab Script Development Program in June 1999.

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Includes an interview with the author and biographical & performance notes.Includes some Indonesian (Minangkabau) text.

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