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Rakaputra Paputungan

Rakaputra Paputungan

Rakaputra Paputungan is a Jakarta-based musical theatre aficionado who seeks to spread the love of the art form in Indonesia. Often volunteering for musical or theatrical productions, he's always looking forward to the next showtime.




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INDONESIA MENARI VIRTUAL 2021 by INDONESIA KAYA Crowned Winning Dancers PhotoINDONESIA MENARI VIRTUAL 2021 by INDONESIA KAYA Crowned Winning Dancers
Posted: Oct. 21, 2021


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BWW Review: Musical Short Film LENTERA DI TEPIAN Serves a Flickering, Old-Fashioned R PhotoBWW Review: Musical Short Film LENTERA DI TEPIAN Serves a Flickering, Old-Fashioned Romance
Posted: Dec. 21, 2020


So Long, Farewell: Indonesian Theatre Communities & Companies 2020 Wrap-Up PhotoSo Long, Farewell: Indonesian Theatre Communities & Companies 2020 Wrap-Up
Posted: Jan. 11, 2021


MENCARI SITI Searches for Musical Talents to Star in A New Musical by INDONESIA KAYA, PhotoMENCARI SITI Searches for Musical Talents to Star in A New Musical by INDONESIA KAYA, Garin Nugroho, and TEMAN
Posted: Dec. 20, 2020


BWW Previews: Musical Series NURBAYA to Start Streaming This July, Bringing Spectacle PhotoBWW Previews: Musical Series NURBAYA to Start Streaming This July, Bringing Spectacle and Charm
Posted: Jun. 28, 2021


BWW Review: JPAC and SHOEMAKER's THE LAST FIVE YEARS is a Heartbreakingly Beautiful M PhotoBWW Review: JPAC and SHOEMAKER's THE LAST FIVE YEARS is a Heartbreakingly Beautiful Marriage of Film and Theater
Posted: Jul. 4, 2021


BWW Feature: WORLD'S PERFORMING ARTS Webinar Shares Performing, Health, and Marketing PhotoBWW Feature: WORLD'S PERFORMING ARTS Webinar Shares Performing, Health, and Marketing Tips from Global Artists
Posted: Oct. 25, 2020


ANASTASIA Star Christy Altomare Tutored Aspiring Indonesian Actors Through JAKSICAL a PhotoANASTASIA Star Christy Altomare Tutored Aspiring Indonesian Actors Through JAKSICAL and BROADWAYPLUS' Jaksiclass Program
Posted: Jul. 21, 2021


INDONESIA MENARI VIRTUAL 2021 by INDONESIA KAYA Crowned Winning Dancers
October 21, 2021

The online dance competition INDONESIA MENARI VIRTUAL 2021 held its final round and crowned the winners on Sunday, October 10th, 2021.

BWW Feature: INDONESIA MENUJU BROADWAY Returns with Long-Term Course for Future Musical Theatre Stars
September 7, 2021

INDONESIA MENUJU BROADWAY 2021 offers a nearly year-long Online & Offline Musical Theater Conservatory, in which 100 select students (aged 15-30) will study musical theater in a mix of online and offline classes; the syllabus is said to be adapted from the first year curriculum of American conservatories.

ANASTASIA Star Christy Altomare Tutored Aspiring Indonesian Actors Through JAKSICAL and BROADWAYPLUS' Jaksiclass Program
July 21, 2021

Jakarta-based musical community JAKSICAL was previously known for their community gatherings and annual concerts, but on July 3rd they ventured to a new territory: performing arts classes. They started big, collaborating with New York-based BROADWAYPLUS to bring ANASTASIA’s Christy Altomare as the inaugural host for the class.

BWW Feature: CERITA DARI MANGGARAI at EKI DANCE COMPANY
July 17, 2021

On July 3rd, 2021 EKI DANCE COMPANY celebrated their 25th anniversary with a Zoom conference titled CERITA FROM MANGGARAI. EKI also unveiled their new logo and plans for their anniversary celebrations.

BWW Review: JPAC and SHOEMAKER's THE LAST FIVE YEARS is a Heartbreakingly Beautiful Marriage of Film and Theater
July 4, 2021

Jason Robert Brown’s award-winning musical tragedy THE LAST FIVE YEARS got a new interpretation for the quarantine era by JPAC and SHOEMAKER STUDIO. With picture-perfect performances and a directorial approach that preserves and elevates the soul of theater through a filming lens, the production is one not to miss.

BWW Previews: Musical Series NURBAYA to Start Streaming This July, Bringing Spectacle and Charm
June 28, 2021

Adapted from an Indonesian literature classic, NURBAYA adapts the story of the star-crossed lovers into a cinematic musical series. The series will stream for free starting on July 1st on Indonesia Kaya’s YouTube channel. If the first episode is any indication, NURBAYA will be an enjoyable musical work with unprecedented scale and accessibility.

So Long, Farewell: Indonesian Theatre Communities & Companies 2020 Wrap-Up
January 11, 2021

The year 2021 is here, bringing a new, though cautious, hope after the arduous 2020 which saw a global pandemic putting a stop to most performing arts activities. We caught up with several Indonesian musical communities and companies as they looked back at the previous year and shared their plans for 2021.

BWW Review: Musical Short Film LENTERA DI TEPIAN Serves a Flickering, Old-Fashioned Romance
December 21, 2020

As the year comes to a close, ARTSWARA FOUNDATION and BAKTI BUDAYA DJARUM FOUNDATION offered a new musical short film to watch during the holidays. LENTERA DI TEPIAN is a very classic romance story with a Indo-Malay background. Though the end result is adequately entertaining, the overly familiar trappings offer little in the way of excitement.

MENCARI SITI Searches for Musical Talents to Star in A New Musical by INDONESIA KAYA, Garin Nugroho, and TEMAN
December 20, 2020

Following up their #MusikalDiRumahAja web musical series, the cultural portal Indonesia Kaya is holding an audition campaign called MENCARI SITI. The audition looks for musical actors and actresses to feature in a new web musical going live next year.

BWW Feature: WORLD'S PERFORMING ARTS Webinar Shares Performing, Health, and Marketing Tips from Global Artists
October 25, 2020

As the ongoing pandemic continues to close curtains and dim lights in theaters across the world, World’s Performing Arts Group, an multinational network of performing artists, held a webinar disseminating issues that arose from the situation.

BWW Interview: Co-Founders Aldafi, Putri, and Adinda Introduce ASKARA, A New Indonesian Performing Arts Platform
October 9, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, as many performing arts communities and companies close their curtains for the time being, a new one emerges: ASKARA.

BWW Review: JOURNEY THROUGH TIME 4 REWIND's Hopeful and Bittersweet Message
October 3, 2020

Musical community Jaksicala??s annual birthday concert is back - this time in virtual space, due to the ongoing pandemic. JOURNEY THROUGH TIME 4 REWIND showcases showtunes from Jaksicala??s previous three concerts, sung by both returning and new performers.

BWW Previews: Original Action Crime Drama Series SERIGALA TERAKHIR to Premiere This Week
September 21, 2020

Video platform Vidio is introducing their newest original series, Serigala Terakhir (lit. The Last Wolf). Based on a 2009 movie of the same title, this star-studded, action-packed crime thriller will debut on September 25th and run for 6 episodes.

BWW Review: #MusikalDiRumahAja Finished Strong with LUTUNG KASARUNG's Radiant Energy
September 2, 2020

The sixth and final offering from #MusikalDiRumahAja closes the 6-episode web series on a high note. The Sundanese folktale of Lutung Kasarung was a joy to watch from start to finish, owing to the immaculate cinematography and fun theatricality.

BWW Review: BAWANG MERAH BAWANG PUTIH at INDONESIA KAYA
August 27, 2020

The penultimate episode of #MusikalDiRumahAja, Bawang Merah Bawang Putih, has been broadcast. With a quirky and distinctive art director, the episode is visually interesting and has an intriguing narrative take, although it might not appeal to everyone.

BWW Review: #MusikalDiRumahAja's SANGKURIANG at INDONESIA KAYA
August 26, 2020

Sangkuriang, the fourth episode of web musical series #MusikalDiRumahAja had arrived. The Tanta Ginting-led episode had exemplary cinematography and vocal prowess, yet the storytelling did not flow as beautifully and effortlessly as the leadsa?? vocals.

BWW Previews: Original Cinema Play RUMAH KENANGAN to Star Butet K., Happy Salma, Reza Rahadian, Wulan Guritno
August 11, 2020

As part of the #NontonTeaterDirumahAja program by Bakti Budaya Djarum Foundation, an original cinema play, Rumah Kenangan, is to make its debut on August 15th. The COVID-19-inspired drama is produced in collaboration with Titimangsa Foundation and will boast big name stars.

BWW Review: #MusikalDiRumah RARA J's Hip Story and Visuals Updates the Folktale for the Younger Generation
August 10, 2020

#MusikalDiRumahAjaa??s third and latest entry, Rara J, is the first to transplant the source folktale into a current-day setting. However, the adaptation is not merely skin-deep, as the episodea??s presentation is as snazzy as its internet-savvy characters, resulting in a fun and accessible watch.

BWW Review: #MusikalDiRumahAja Dystopian Rendition TIMUN MAS is an Enchanting Chaos
August 8, 2020

The second episode of #MusikalDiRumahAja web musical series, Timun Mas, brought the childrena??s tale into a new, surreal realm. It puts its meticulously stylistic presentation up and front, at the cost of muddling its substance behind a veneer of colors and light.

BWW Review: #MusikalDiRumahAja Debuts with MALIN KUNDANG
July 30, 2020

The first of #MusikalDiRumahAja series is here. Malin Kundang, the West Sumatran folktale, is available to watch until Thursday (7/30) evening on Indonesia Kaya's YouTube channel and stars Nino Prabowo, Dea Panendra, Desmonda Cathabel, and Naura.



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