ShadowLight Productions’ performance of Wayang Bali: An Evening with Balinese Shadows
Sponsored by UC Berkeley Department of Music
Performed by Artistic Director and Shadow Master Larry Reed
Assisted by I Made Moja and Monali Varaiya
Featuring vocalist Katie Harrell and ShadowLight Gamelan Gender Wayang: Carla Fabrizio, Lisa Gold, Paul Miller and Sarah Willner
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1702152156508564/
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.