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Spreading from Indonesia into Asia,
a Platform for Theater and Playwriting
Inspired by the Asian Playwrights Meeting held in Tokyo in 2009, the following year the Indonesia Dramatic Reading Festival (IDRF) was established in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and was held annually for ten years. For the 10th anniversary of the IDRF in 2019, an Asian Playwrights Meeting (APM) 2019 with playwrights invited from Japan and countries of Southeast Asia. In this interview we speak with curator and translator Muhammad Abe, who was instrumental in the forming of a platform for theater plays in Asia, including the IDRF and APM.
Interviewer: Makiko Yamaguchi