‘The Bejeweled Land’ Musical Makes a Comeback after 8 Years

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(From left to Right) Main Actor and Co-Director Fauzi Ahmad in Dato’ Jaafar costume, Director Sahruddin Manas, JSPA’s Suzie Yap, Mohd Samath Ishak from Alpha Consult and Music Director, Rusydi Rustam

The royal-endorsed play unfolds unabridged historical facts in accordance to His Majesty, the Sultan of Johor’s 2019 birthday celebrations

The Johor Society For The Performing Arts (JSPA) has organised a comeback of their theatre-musical production Bumi Berlantai Permata (The Bejeweled Land), first staged back in between 2009 to 2012, to this coming 20th to 23rd March at the Persada Johor International Convention Centre as a part of His Majesty, the Sultan of Johor’s 2019 Birthday Celebrations.

Sneak preview of the musical during the press conference

His Majesty would be attending the grand finale of the play on 23rd March, 2019.

The Bejeweled Land, written by Rahimah Muda, directed by seasoned local theatre director, Sahruddin Manas and co-produced by JSPA with Alpha industrial Consult. The musical tells the history of Johor and how Bangsa Johor was formed.

“Accuracy of the slangs used in Johor during the 18th century and the historical facts presented were thoroughly checked and audited by Yayasan Warisan Johor”, said Suzie Yap to the media.

Director Sahruddin promises a show that will be enjoyable from the beginning to the end ala-Broadway while Fauzi Ahmad as the main actor and co-director added that the play is 100% locally produced to maintain the Johorean spirit. Subtitles in English and Mandarin are prepared on screen to reach beyond the Malay speakers’ audience.

Duration of the show is for about 90 minutes and the total number of performances would be 6, involving 2 matinee shows for the first two days at 3:30pm and four night shows running from 20th to 23rd March.

Tickets range from RM10/pax for students and RM30/pax for adults. VIP’s tickets are priced at RM100/pax and VVIP’s are RM250/pax for the final two days. Half of all proceeds from the VIP and VVIP ticket purchase will go to Malaysian Red Crescent Society National Committee For Community Services.

List of Ticket Outlets are as below:

The Johor Society for the Performing Arts
86, Jalan Wijaya, Taman Abad,
80250 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact: Chloe Yap 6014 – 966 0228

SZ Bridal & Wedding Services
No. 106-01, Jalan Sierra Perdana 4/1, Taman Sierra Perdana,
81750 Masai, Pasir Gudang, Johor
Contact: Puan Duta Lara 6017 – 360 1712

Russet Arts Academy
L-UP 10, Medan Niaga Kampung Melayu Majidee,
Kampung Melayu Majidee, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact: Rasyid Rustam 6013 – 755 5308

Homerley Sdn Bhd
No. 71A, Jalan Impian Emas 22,Taman Impian Emas
81300 Johor Bahru, Johor
Contact: Fazra Amira 6011 – 5687 7978

For Bookings via Bank Transfer
Contact: Chloe Yap 6014 – 966 0228