Username:
Password:


Forgot your password?
View Photo Credit  
Ausrine Stundyte as Cio-Cio-San, Elizabeth Janes as Butterfly’s child and Sarah Larsen as Suzuki in Seattle Opera's production of Puccini's Madama Butterfly. Photo by Elise Bakketun.
North American Works Directory Listing
Kali
Jarrad Powell and Tony Prabawo
Goenawan Mohamed
Kent Devereaux, director; Boi Sakti, choreographer; Mary Sheldon Scott, choreographer
John Duykers, tenor; Janice Felty, soprano
June 01, 2000
On the Boards
Javanese librettist Goenawan Mohamed has set the main narrative of KALI in his native Indonesia, specifically the Bali of 1965 in the months following the coup that brought the corrupt Indonesian government of General Suharto to power. The libretto consists of six scenes in three acts that weave together the events of those tumultuous days with allegories drawn from the great Hindu epic poem the "Mahabharatha". KALI examines the myths of human suffering and transformation through the eyes of the Hindu goddess of Death; Kali, as she confronts Queen Gandhari, the blind king Destarasta, Prince Yudistira, and the beautiful princess Draupadi.
Future Performances: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis & Museum of Contemporary Arts, Chicago in April 2001
01:30
1
7-piece Orchestra
Contemporary
Mark Murphy, On The Boards
100 W. Roy Street
Seattle, WA 98119
206-217-9886

Spring 2014 Magazine Issue
  • From Gold Rush to Google
  • Before, After and During Opera Conference 2014
  • OPERA America's New Works Forum Expands and Explores
Contact Us
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001
P 212-796-8620 • F 212-796-8621
Info@operaamerica.orgDirections
From Airport:
The easiest way to reach the OPERA America offices is to get a cab at the airport. Cost is $40-45
(not including tip).
  • JFK - Take the AirTrain ($5 - approx. 15 minutes) to the Jamaica Street Station and transfer to the Long Island Railroad (LIRR). Take the LIRR to Penn Station ($12 - approx. 35 minutes). See Penn Station directions below.
  • LaGuardia - Take the M60 Bus to the Hoyt Ave/31st Street. Get on the or Train and take that to 42nd/Times Square Station. Follow the Times Square Station directions below.
  • Newark - Take the New Jersey Transit train to Penn Station ($15 - approx. 45 min). See the Penn Station Directions below.

From Penn Station/Madison Square Garden:
Leave the station through the 7th Avenue/33rd Street exit and walk south for four blocks. The building is on
the right hand side.

From Grand Central Station:
Take the Train to the 42nd/Times Square station and transfer to the Train.
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

From 42nd Street/Times Square:
Take the Train to the 28th Street stop and walk north on 7th Avenue.
The building is on the same block as the train stop.

For more detailed directions, most up-to-date pricing or to specify a different starting location, please visit the
MTA Web site.