Wayang Wong

Wayang Wong

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Wayang wong also known as Wayang orang (literally human wayang) is a type of classical Javanese dance theatrical performance with themes taken from episodes of Ramayana or Mahabharata. Ramayana wayang wong performance is routinely performed in Prambanan temple, Yogyakarta, while the episode Mahabharata performed routinely in Sriwedari park theatre in Surakarta city and in Bharata Wayang Orang theatre in Jakarta.While wayang gedog usually considered as cross variant of Wayang wong and Topeng dance, where the dancers wear mask. This theatrical performance that took the themes from the Panji cycles stories from the kingdom of Janggala, in which the players wear masks known as wayang topeng or wayang gedog.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Verpublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136325381
  • 9786136325385