Mat Champion (2019)

4 June 2019 – 7 June 2019 @ Creative Cube, LASALLE College of the Arts

Synopsis

Mat Champion is a children’s play written by Rizman Putra and Sabrina Annarhar.

Long time rivals, the boys of Mat Champion and the girls of Minah Rong Geng, put aside their differences, in order to become superheroes, to save their 'jati diri' (identity).

Mat Champion will be performed in Malay, with English surtitles.

Written by: Rizman Putra, Sabrina Annarhar
Directed by: Rizman Putra
Performed by:
Fir Rahman
Farhana M Noor
Munah Bagharib
Norisham Osman
Siti Maznah Mustaffa
Syaiful Ariffin 

(Source: Teater Ekamatra Website)


other stagings


artefacts

Mat Champion (2019), Review
Identity? Twelve years ago, Teater Ekamatra staged Mat Champion as a children’s musical about three superheroes coming together to defeat a language-stealing villain. In that version of the musical, the superheroes fought to save citizens who were losing their language, the conceit being that languages must be physically saved from hegemonic forces in an increasingly globalised world. This starts with using the Malay language where it may not be convenient, and practising it even when it get
Edward Eng
Reviewed: 6 July 2019