|Prof. Dr. Edi Sedyawati|
Theatrical forms of Malay tradition is potentially threatened by the danger of standardization, it is precisely because it has roots in common with the national language of Indonesia today. A standardized national language had to be asserted its existence, whether it's pronunciation, vocabulary and rules. He must be held in a large environment, such as official circles of environmental governance, the education community and among scientists. But the market and theater traditions need to be given autonomy to enjoy his own language, with all krkhasan vocabulary, pronunciation and rules. Without the distinctiveness that the traditional theater forms like royalty, makyong, supportive, mamanda, demuluk and so it can lose the most important part of the elements of his style.
The people are so far the audience's desire to maintain and develop the tradition of theatrical style. However, should be prevented Klau culprit itself requires "updating" with the outside world, which is national or international? As for who will be their choice, or choice of society, or the choice of the Trustees of the capital, will become part of history. But all must be done to keep it animated by interest and desires, and fulfill the need for expression and reflection.