Sewing Marat Sade

a post-modern performance about making theatre and revolution - the personal, the social and the theatrical

Media Release

March 20th, 2015


For Immediate Release



DarahRouge Bandung presents a fundraising performance “ SEWING MARAT SADE”. 


Created and performed by Kerensa Dewantoro, Yayan Kath and Sugiyanti Ariani,  she offers up  a pastiche of  theatrical styles in a postmodern performances about making theater and making revolution - both the personal and the social. 


The struggle in her story and the struggle as performer in telling it, combine the best elements of Grotowski and Artaud.  The actor sacrifices herself for a total theater.” Catherine Hassall, Centre for Australasian Theater 

Dewantoro has performed her work at  and held workshops at the Esplanade in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Japan. She is a founding member of DarahRouge, an arts collective committed to developing relevant new trans-cultural theater to the Indonesian stage.

DarahRouge Bandung has been invited to perform, deliver workshops and work on creative development  with the Centre for Australasian Theater  at the Centre for Contemporary Art Cairns in June 2015 . The performances of “Sewing Marat Sade” are raising funds to help  six of DarahRouge artist to Cairns. 


A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to assist, Herlina Syarifudin, Indonesia’s only female playwright to have work presented this year at the Women Playwrights International Conference in Cape  Town, South Africa. 


Preview:  Monday, 6th April, 2015, 19.00 (Tickets 25k)

Shows:  Tuesday, 7th Wednesday 8th (7pm Tickets 75K & 50K students)

Matinee: 2pm Wednesday  8th April

 Where:Prof. Dr. Djajusman Auditorium and Performance Hall

London School of Public Relations - Jakarta

Sudirman Park  Campus B

Jl K.H.Mas Mansyur  Kav.35

Jakarta Pusat



For more information contact: Satrio 0812 363 0893