Sydney Opera House: A show called La Soirée …
Feb05

Sydney Opera House: A show called La Soirée …

It’s almost 7PM, and the crowd already gathered in front of the door of The Studio in Sydney Opera House to watch La Soirée! Once we entered the Studio, all the seats were almost full (the standing ticket holder could enter the venue after 7:30ish), and we’re lucky to get in the first row of the standing area (just behind the sitting area). The venue is considered to be quite small, but it has a second floor. I didn’t really...

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A Glimpse of Wayang Orang Sriwedari
Apr18

A Glimpse of Wayang Orang Sriwedari

This post is a part of the first day of my trip to Solo. I watched this performance of Wayang Orang Sriwedari in Taman Sriwedari at Jalan Slamet Riyadi. Why I said ‘a glimpse?’ Well that’s simply because I don’t understand the words that they said haha, so I would just posted some photos from the performance. And also I didn’t watch the entire show (only until Act Five) I’ve said in my previous post...

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Sendratari Ramayana in Jogja
Feb29

Sendratari Ramayana in Jogja

I watched this Sendratari Ramayana as part of my Jogja (or Yogya/Yogyakarta) trip. It’s also called Ramayana Ballet. As I watched this show in February (which is still in raining season) so I watched it in Trimurti Theatre. If you watch it in dry season (May – October), the venue will be in Open Air Theatre with the background of Candi Prambanan. I guess watching in the Open Air Theatre is going to be more majestic than in...

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Wayang Orang: Babad Alas Wonomarto (Gedung Kesenian Jakarta)
Jan28

Wayang Orang: Babad Alas Wonomarto (Gedung Kesenian Jakarta)

Last Saturday (21 January 2012), I had the chance to watch wayang orang (human wayang) performance in Gedung Kesenian Jakarta which was held by the Lions Clubs Indonesia District 307-A 1 . My friend, Iqbal, played as Petruk in this event. I was surprise and proud that he played in wayang The title of the act was Babad Alas Wonomarto, and it’s divided into 7 acts. The act was using Javanese language. I know a little bit of...

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