April 27 ,
08:00 PM -
The Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble, under the direction of I.M. Harjito, and guest musicians will accompany two genres of Indonesian puppet play: Sundanese wayang golek and Javanese wayang kulit. Using three-dimensional rod puppets from the West Javanese puppetry tradition, guest puppeteer Kathy Foley will tell stories drawn from the epic Mahabharata. Sumarsam will tell a story from the same epic, using two-dimensional puppets from the Central Javanese puppetry tradition.
World Music Hall
$2 Wesleyan students, $3 all others