Rakaputra Paputungan

Rakaputra Paputungan Rakaputra Paputungan is a Jakarta 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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BWW Review: TEATER KELILING's THE GREAT RAHWANA Finds Its Own GreatnessBWW Review: TEATER KELILING's THE GREAT RAHWANA Finds Its Own Greatness
Posted: Oct. 2, 2019


BWW Previews: TEATER KELILING to Perform the Legend of THE GREAT RAHWANA on September 21-22 at CIPUTRA ARTPRENEURBWW Previews: TEATER KELILING to Perform the Legend of THE GREAT RAHWANA on September 21-22 at CIPUTRA ARTPRENEUR
Posted: Sep. 17, 2019


BWW Previews: D'ARTBEAT to Debut Original Musical PERON at GRAHA BHAKTI BUDAYA This WeekendBWW Previews: D'ARTBEAT to Debut Original Musical PERON at GRAHA BHAKTI BUDAYA This Weekend
Posted: Oct. 9, 2019


BWW Review: RELASI NADA DUNIA's Debut INTO THE WOODS JR. Hits BigBWW Review: RELASI NADA DUNIA's Debut INTO THE WOODS JR. Hits Big
Posted: Sep. 23, 2019


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BWW Review: TEATER KELILING's THE GREAT RAHWANA Finds Its Own GreatnessBWW Review: TEATER KELILING's THE GREAT RAHWANA Finds Its Own Greatness
Posted: Oct. 2, 2019


BWW Feature: Introducing the 16 INDONESIA MENUJU BROADWAY Awardees Going to Broadway This JulyBWW Feature: Introducing the 16 INDONESIA MENUJU BROADWAY Awardees Going to Broadway This July
Posted: Feb. 25, 2019


BWW Review: A Trip to SEP THEATRE's Vibrant and Thought-Provoking PULAU ELEGIBWW Review: A Trip to SEP THEATRE's Vibrant and Thought-Provoking PULAU ELEGI
Posted: Apr. 24, 2019


BWW Interview: Getting to Know PEPITA SALIM, the Indonesian Actress in THE KING AND I National US Tour CastBWW Interview: Getting to Know PEPITA SALIM, the Indonesian Actress in THE KING AND I National US Tour Cast
Posted: Apr. 26, 2019


BWW Previews: Environmental Dance Musical E-MOTIONS 2019: PLASTIC FANTASTIC by GIGI ART OF DANCEBWW Previews: Environmental Dance Musical E-MOTIONS 2019: PLASTIC FANTASTIC by GIGI ART OF DANCE
Posted: Mar. 2, 2019


BWW Review: TEMAN Takes A Giant Step with INTO THE WOODSBWW Review: TEMAN Takes A Giant Step with INTO THE WOODS
Posted: Jan. 2, 2019


Ari Tulang's Tips for Your Next Musical Theatre AuditionAri Tulang's Tips for Your Next Musical Theatre Audition
Posted: Feb. 13, 2019


BWW Previews: D'ARTBEAT to Debut Original Musical PERON at GRAHA BHAKTI BUDAYA This Weekend
October 9, 2019

Performing art community D'ARTBEAT will debut original musical PERON ('TRAIN PLATFORM') at the GRAHA BHAKTI BUDAYA theater, Cikini, Jakarta on October 12 and 13.  The musical will run for three shows.

BWW Review: TEATER KELILING's THE GREAT RAHWANA Finds Its Own Greatness
October 2, 2019

Despite its title, TEATER KELILING's THE GREAT RAHWANA focuses more on razzle-dazzle moments than consistently developing the titular character's duality. Yet the resulting extravaganza offers its own greatness. 

BWW Review: RELASI NADA DUNIA's Debut INTO THE WOODS JR. Hits Big
September 23, 2019

Stephen Sondheim's musical INTO THE WOODS JR. came to USMAR ISMAIL HALL, Jakarta, on August 25th, 2019. This production by RELASI NADA DUNIA (RND) featured child and teen musical actors from the greater Jakarta area in a fun fairy tale mishmash that rivals productions with adult performers.

BWW Previews: TEATER KELILING to Perform the Legend of THE GREAT RAHWANA on September 21-22 at CIPUTRA ARTPRENEUR
September 17, 2019

TEATER KELILING, in association with event organizer KREASI IMAJI MAHESA, will present the stage musical THE GREAT RAHWANA. Based on the Indian legend of Ramayana (which has been ingrained into Javanese folklore for hundreds of years), this reexamination of the timeless narrative will take stage on September 21st  and 22nd at the CIPUTRA ARTPRENEUR theater, Jakarta.

BWW Interview: Passport to Broadway's AMY WEINSTEIN on the Past and Future of INDONESIA MENUJU BROADWAY
September 12, 2019

Amy Weinstein, Artistic Director of Passport to Broadway International, reflects on the INDONESIA MENUJU BROADWAY program and what made Indonesians special among other international musical theatre students. Furthermore, she also shares what's in the future for local Broadway hopefuls.

BWW Previews: Embark on A Musical Journey with JAKSICAL's JOURNEY THROUGH TIME 3 Concert
September 7, 2019

Musical community JAKSICAL is back with their annual concert featuring songs from both Broadway classics and today's biggest hits. JOURNEY THROUGH TIME 3: A MUSICAL EXPEDITION (JTT3) will run for two shows on October 5th, 2019, at ICE PALACE, Lotte Shopping Avenue Kuningan, Jakarta.

BWW Review: SPOTLIGHT THEATRE's Blends the Traditional and Modern Brilliantly in KIRANA
September 9, 2019

Society expects people to conform to its norms to be accepted. Those who can't will be cast aside and forgotten, with their dreams left broken. But is it worth it losing one's true self to pursue one's ambition? SPOTLIGHT THEATRE explores the issue of identity and dreams in their original musical KIRANA, which ran for three shows on August 23-25 2019 at the Gedung Kesenian Jakarta. 

BWW Previews: JAKARTA PERFORMING ARTS COMMUNITY to Bring Sondheim's COMPANY to Jakarta This Year
August 31, 2019

Community theater Jakarta Performing Arts Community (JPAC) will bring Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's musical comedy COMPANY to Indonesia later this year. The MTI-licensed show will run on November 29th through December 1st at Teater Salihara, Jakarta.

BWW Review: Indonesia's Triple Threats Share the Stage in WHAT I DID FOR LOVE by Bakti Budaya Djarum Foundation
August 31, 2019

Visiting the Great White Way is any musical theatre lover's dream. Last July, that dream came true for 13 winners of Indonesia Menuju Broadway (IMB) as they attended musical theatre workshop on Broadway. Now they return to perform WHAT I DID FOR LOVE, a musical showcase featuring Broadway hits.

BWW Review: KELOMPOK POJOK's PADA SUATU HARI is Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts
August 30, 2019

It has been 14 years since poet and playwright Arifin C. Noer's passing, leaving behind a trove of cinematic and stage classics. One of those, the stage play PADA SUATU HARI is still relevant, if not even more so. KELOMPOK POJOK theatre must have thought the same as they walked on stage on August 16th. Their contemporary interpretation was adept and enjoyable.

BWW Previews: RELASI NADA DUNIA to Perform INTO THE WOODS JR. at USMAR ISMAIL THEATRE HALL
August 23, 2019

Junior version of Sondheim classic's musical, INTO THE WOODS JR., will come to life on August 25th, 2019, at the USMAR ISMAIL THEATRE HALL, Jakarta. This production is arranged by RELASI NADA DUNIA (RND), a company offering training and education in the subject of performing arts. INTO THE WOODS JR. will be their inaugural public musical theatre performance.

BWW Review: JYPA's Take on NEXT TO NORMAL is Brave and Endearing
August 23, 2019

Pulitzer winning rock musical NEXT TO NORMAL is not the most obvious show to bring to Jakarta, much less by young actors still in school or college age. But despite the idiosyncrasy, musical community JAKARTA YOUTH FOR PERFORMING ARTS (JYPA) together with suicide prevention community INTO THE LIGHT tackled the challenge to highlight the issue of mental health awareness a?" by rocking out the stage.

BWW Previews: Upstart Musical Community JYPA to Bring NEXT TO NORMAL on August 20th
August 19, 2019

NEXT TO NORMAL, the award-winning rock musical about a suburban family dealing with mental health illness, will be performed at the USMAR ISMAIL THEATRE HALL, Jakarta on Tuesday, August 20th 2019. This musical is produced by JAKARTA YOUTH FOR PERFORMING ARTS (JYPA) and officially licensed through Music Theatre International (MTI). JYPA is also collaborating with mental health and suicide prevention community INTO THE LIGHT.

BWW Review: KINTSUGI's Beautiful Yet Shocking Portrayal of An Abusive Relationship Impresses
August 15, 2019

On May 23rd, a new contemporary ballet show, KINTSUGI, ran for one show only at Teater Kecil, Jakarta. It is the brainchild of dancer Elhaq Latief under the banner of ELHAQ LATIEF PRODUCTION and tells the story of a romance that devolves into an abusive relationship. The show is followed with a discussion session with National Commission on Violence Against Women, Komnas Perempuan, and abuse survivor advocacy foundation, Yayasan Pulih.

BWW Previews: SPOTLIGHT THEATRE Returns to Stage with the Cultural Musical KIRANA This August
August 7, 2019

SPOTLIGHT THEATRE will bring an original Indonesian musical this August. Titled KIRANA: JADILAH IMPIAN SEJATIMU ('KIRANA: Be Your True Dream'), the production will run for three showtimes through August 23rd-25th at GEDUNG KESENIAN JAKARTA.

BWW Previews: KELOMPOK POJOK to Perform Arifin C. Noer's PADA SUATU HARI on August 16th
August 6, 2019

South Jakarta-based KELOMPOK POJOK will perform PADA SUATU HARI ('ONE DAY') on Friday, August 16th, 2019 at the Gelanggang Remaja Jakarta Selatan Bulungan auditorium. The show is part of South Jakarta Theater Festival 2019.

BWW Review: Witness the Show Choir Talents of Indonesia at JKT MOVE IN's JAKARTA SHOW OFF
August 2, 2019

In May of 2009, a little new Fox series called Glee aired for the first time. It exposed theatrically-inclined Indonesian youths to the highly energetic and often drama-prone art of show choir. A decade later, JKT MOVEMENT OF INSPIRATION (JKTMoveIn) held their inaugural competition JAKARTA SHOW OFF, in which bands, dance groups, and show choirs showcase the hidden talents of Jakarta and beyond.

BWW Previews: LSPR PAC 20-2B to Bring SIDE SHOW to AMANI PALLADIUM THEATRE
July 17, 2019

The students of London School of Performing Arts' Performing Arts Communication major of batch 20, class 2B (hence LSPR PAC 20-2B) will bring the musical SIDE SHOW on August 8th and 9th, 2019, at the AMANI PALLADIUM THEATRE, Bekasi. This musical is part of the 12th LSPR PAC FEST where LSPR PAC students will produce and perform a variety of shows.

BWW Previews: Activism Play Reading HEAR US OUT at RUANG KOMUNAL INDONESIA
July 11, 2019

Theatre community JAKARTA PLAYERS and social justice organization 100% MANUSIA will collaborate in HEAR US OUT, a play reading and panel discussion about mental health, social inclusion, and sexual abuse. The event will take place on Wednesday, 27 July, from 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM at Ruang Komunal Indonesia, One Pacific Place, Jakarta.

BWW Previews: JKTMOVEIN's Search for Next Performing Arts Stars at JAKARTA SHOW OFF
June 27, 2019

Performing arts company JKT MOVEMENT OF INSPIRATION (JKTMoveIn) will hold the competition JAKARTA SHOW OFF, on Saturday, July 13th, 2019, at CIPUTRA ARTPRENEUR, Jakarta. Finalists from band, dance, and show choir categories will compete for monetary prizes totaling IDR 80.000.000 as well as a featured role in JKTMoveIn's upcoming production.



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