First staged in February 2006, Puteri Gunung Ledang – The Musical (PGLM) is a Malaysian musical theatre adaptation of the movie Puteri Gunung Ledang (2004). The musical was produced by Enfiniti Vision Media Sdn Bhd (then known as Enfiniti Productions Sdn Bhd) and directed by Dato’ Zahim Albakri and Adlin Aman Ramlie.
PGLM recounts the Malay legend of Gusti Putri, the mystical princess who lived on Gunung Ledang. Reprising her role as the princess, Tiara Jacquelina starred alongside Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bombay Dream sensation, Stephen Rahman-Hughes, Adlin Aman Ramlie, Dato AC Mizal, Sukania Venugopal (season 1), Hamzah Tahir, (season 1), Allahyarham Yalal Chin, Ida Mariana( Season 2, 3 and Singapore) and Aqasha (season 2 and Singapore).
Boasting a score written by composer Dick Lee, music direction from Malaysia’s maestro Roslan Aziz and book by Adlin Aman Ramlie, Saw Teong Hin and Dato’ Zahim Albakri, PGLM set new box office records for Malaysian musicals and setting new benchmarks for local musicals, with three sold-out seasons at Istana Budaya in Kuala Lumpur, plus a season at The Esplanade in Singapore in 2006.
PGLM won seven awards at the 5th Annual BOH Cameronian Performing Arts Awards 2006 including: Best Director (Theatre) for Zahim Albakri and Adlin Aman Ramlie; Best Lighting Design (Theatre) for Mac Chan; Best Set Design (Theatre) for Raja Malek; Best Music and Sound Design (Theatre) for Dick Lee; Best Costume Design (Theatre) for Akma Suriati Awang; Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Theatre) for Sukania Venugopal; and Best Original Script, Bahasa Malaysia (Theatre) for Adlin Aman Ramlie.Next →