Inspired by "The Abduction of Sita" from the ancient Indian and South East-Asian literary classic The Ramayana, Opera Jawa is a unique musical tale of love, lust and tragedy. Setio and his wife Siti, own a pottery business in a small village ran by Ludiro, a powerful and ruthless businessman. Ludiro, who is in love with Siti, seizes his chance when the couple's business collapses. He abducts and tries to seduce Siti. The two men fight and inevitably jealousy spills over into violence and tragedy.
Martinus Miroto, Eko Supriyanto, Artika Sari Devi, Retno Maruti, Jecko Siompo Pui, I. Nyoman Sura, Slamet Gundono, Wenang Nggiku, Mugiyono, Sutanti Sudarso, Wahono, Sukiatno, Dahlan