An Evening of Balinese Shadow Play

  • UC Berkeley 125 Morrison Hall Berkeley, CA 94720 united states

ShadowLight Productions’ performance of Wayang Bali: Balinese Shadow Play
Sponsored by UC Berkeley Department of Music

Performed by Artistic Director and Shadow Master Larry Reed
With Ketengkong Pak Dewa Berata (Guest Music Director, Gamelan Sekar Jaya) and Monali Varaiya
Featuring ShadowLight Gamelan Gender Wayang: Carla Fabrizio, Lisa Gold, Paul Miller and Sarah Willner

Tickets: FREE

Wayang Bali, the Balinese Shadow Play, is one of the most revered traditional art forms in the world. Plots for Wayang Bali are drawn from the Mahabharata myth cycle, in which five brothers are pitted against one hundred jealous cousins in a struggle for power involving gods, demons, magical weapons, and the inevitable beautiful princess. Larry and the Gamelan musicians make it possible for Western audiences to enjoy this classical form of storytelling.