Plaything of the Gods

ITI’s next graduation showcase – Plaything of the Gods - re-tells tales of heroes and demons, lovers, maidens and warriors, drawn from famed Sanskrit epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata.

Directed by ITI’s Wayang Wong master-teacher Bambang “Besur” Suryono (Bambang Mbesur), dramaturged by the institute’s Director and Cultural Medallion recipient Thirunalan Sasitharan.

Selected narrative and dramatic elements from these texts will be combined with performative elements – dance, music, gesture, vocalisation, mask work and acting – drawn from the Wayang Wong traditions of the royal courts of Surakarta and Yogyakarta.

Cast: Anildo Böes (Brazil), Catherine Ho (Singapore), Cerys Ong (Singapore), Elizabeth Sergeant Tan (Singapore), Kady Cheung (Hong Kong), Ramassamy S (India). and Soti Ramapati D. (India)

8 – 10 Sept 2016 (Thu – Sat), 8pm
10 Sept 2016 (Sat), 3pm
Malay Heritage Centre
85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501


Standard: $25
Students/NSF/Senior Citizens: $20
(Key in the code “Concession” upon checkout to receive the 20% discount)
Ticket prices exclude ticketing fee.
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