The University of Hawaii at Manoa is well-known for its productions of non-Western theatre. The latest, under the direction of Kirstin Pauka, Subali-Sugriwa: Battle of the Monkey Kings, a Balinese Wayang Listrik, is an impressive production.
Check out Amy Johnson’s article/review on Hitting the Stage!
In some ways, the most impressive part of Subali-Sugriwa: Battle of the Monkey Kings isn’t the images you see on the large white screen or the actors in front of it, it is the flurry of activity and props behind it.
Check out Ka Leo’s article on our production’s backstage process!
There’s a new twist on the tradition brewing at Kennedy Theatre…
Check out Noe Tanigawa’s article on HPR-2!
There are times when theater can take us far, far away into a world of magic and few styles of theater are more magical, or can take us further away, than Balinese shadow theater, with its flickering lights, malleable images, and hallucinatory story lines.
Director Kirstin Pauka talks about our show on The Conversation.