'Wayang Kulit'

Location Info


Asia Society

725 Park Ave.
New York, NY 10021

Category: Movie Theaters

Region: East 70s

Ki Purbo Asmoro, the superstar puppeteer of Javanese shadow-puppet theater, will animate his exquisitely ornamented creations backed by a full Javanese gamelan orchestra. It's a relaxed tradition: Audience members are free to roam around the auditorium during the three-hour performance (a *short* version of what Indonesian audiences would experience) and check out Purbo Asmoro's work from either side of the "shadow screen."
Fri., March 16, 7:30 p.m., 2012
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