This week, the Masakini Theatre Company presents Wayang – Malaysian Stories. The showcase stages traditional folk tales and legends that have been adapted and transformed into a collection of shadow performances carried out by local performers, choreographed by Rathimalar Govindrajoo and directed by Sabera Shaik.

Staged at Auditorium Bandaraya, Menara DBKL, the diverse range of stories includes Qixi, Narasimha and Ulek Mayang. Opening the display will be Chan Ming Lye, a Malaysian folk singer who currently resides in New York. The cast also includes Angeline Ang, Annabrllr Yau, Ashrin Azim, Josephine Yeong, Kevin Vong, Kyle Sui, Mohd Ariff, Nik Haslinda Hew and Raja.

Kathryn Rao

Wayang – Malaysian Stories runs from 7 – 11 January. Tickets priced RM35 – RM55. Find out more here.