Wayang Kulit

Javanese Shadow Puppet Play: Wayang Kulit [New Location]

Thursday, April 21, 2022 at 8:00pm
World Music Hall

FREE! Masks required.

“For all of us, demons and nobles, are the gesturing shadows of the actors in this Play of Life.”
—Noto Soeroto, 1919

The Wesleyan Gamelan Ensemble and guest musicians, under the direction of University Professor of Music Harjito with Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music and puppet master (dhalang) Sumarsam, will present a Javanese shadow puppet play (wayang).

See other performances on the Javanese Gamelan series page.

The general public is welcome to attend events at the Center for the Arts and to view exhibitions in both the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery and the College of East Asian Studies Gallery at Mansfield Freeman Center. All patrons must adhere to and follow the University COVID-19 safety guidelines. Wesleyan requires all visitors to be fully vaccinated including booster shots. All visitors will need to provide proof of having been fully vaccinated. All patrons are required to wears masks while visiting indoor Center for the Arts exhibitions and during the entirety of any performance. By purchasing a ticket or making a reservation, patrons confirm that they are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and will be able to provide proof of vaccination at the event. Due to current CDC age limits on vaccinations, individuals under the age of five will not be permitted at indoor events or in the galleries.