Maestro English Theater again staged a new drama entitled “Seaside” at Graha Sasana Budaya, State University of Malang (UM) on Tuesday (5/11). In this performance, Maestro tells the story of the revenge of someone who is oppressed by injustice. This drama is an adaptation of the novel entitled Seaside Zee's work. Dilla Idayati, as the head of the production, stated that the play was held every year.
Eight players appeared in the Seaside performance, namely Dian, Faris, Rian, Rizki, Elis, Fajar, Adam, and Velia. The success of the drama cannot be separated from the preparations that have been carried out for one year, starting from making the scenario, selecting characters, to theater rehearsals.
Rizka Khurin Nisak, director and screenwriter, explained several reasons for choosing Seaside for their performance this time. According to him, the story fulfills the complete package to feel sad, happy, and tragic nuances. “Seaside is a satire drama when legal conditions in a country are not fully enforced. There are many people who can buy the law with only money until injustice occurs, ”said Rizka.
In summary, Seaside tells the story of someone's revenge because his father went to prison because of his enemies. With his anger, Seaside, the main character devises a plan to take revenge. There are many scenarios that he prepared to get his revenge, but in the Maestro staging only a few scenes of revenge are shown. The drama performance with a duration of 90 minutes successfully amazed the audience. After the performance, Maestro held a workshop to accommodate criticism and suggestions from the audience. Niken