D E S C R I P T I O N
The Priyayi, tells the story of Lantip, a boy who grew up in a humble background. He then had to bid farewell to his dear mother and village when he was adopted as a grandson into the priyayi family of Sastrodarsono, who himself came from a humble peasant background before working his way up to earn the prestigious title of “Priyayi”. 
Inspired by the novel “Para Priyayi” by Umar Kayam, NUANSA ’14 presented a musical full of mesmerising dance choreography as well as captivating original music. The Priyayi had brought the beauty of the Javanese culture as we explored how the Sastrodarsono family strove to navigate through the complexities of priyayi.
S Y N O P S I S
The Priyayi, tells the story of Lantip, a boy who grew up in a humble background. He then had to bid farewell to his dear mother and village when he was adopted as a grandson into the priyayi family of Sastrodarsono, who himself came from a humble peasant background before working his way up to earn the prestigious title of “Priyayi”. Inspired by the novel “Para Priyayi” by Umar Kayam, NUANSA ’14 presented a musical full of mesmerising dance choreography as well as captivating original music. The Priyayi had brought the beauty of the Javanese culture as we explored how the Sastrodarsono family strove to navigate through the complexities of priyayi.
S P O N S O R S