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"Arjuna’s Meditation" by Matthew Cohen

Saturday, May 2, 2015
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Storrs Campus
Ballard Institute Theater, 1 Royce Circle, Storrs Center

As part of its Spring Puppet Performance Series, the Ballard Institute presents "Arjuna’s Meditation" on Saturday, May 2 at 1 and 3 p.m. Renowned London-based scholar and Javanese wayang kulit shadow puppet performer Matthew Cohen is joined by Harvard University’s Gamelan Si Betty, directed by composer and performer Jody Diamond, to present a classic Javanese puppet play about one of the great heroes of the Hindu epic "The Mahabharata." Co-sponsored by the Asian and Asian American Studies Institute.

Ticket Prices: Adults: $10; Students: $7; Kids: $5

Tickets will be sold in advance through the Connecticut Repertory Theatre Box Office located in the lobby of the Nafe Katter Theatre at 820 Bolton Rd, Storrs CT 06269. Tickets may be purchased in person at the box office, by calling (860) 486-2113, or online through the CRT website. A $3.00 surcharge will be added to any purchases made online or over the phone. Tickets may be purchased at the Ballard Institute on the days of performances. There will be a limited number of seats. For more information about these shows, visit or call (860) 486-8580.


Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, (860) 486-8580,

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry (primary), Art & Art History, Asian American Studies Institute, Dramatic Arts, UConn Master Calendar

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