At Open Air Theatre, with Prambanan Temple background
Ramayana ballet is based on the epic of Ramayana, which it's story is depicted on the wall of Prambanan Temple.
There are several theatres perform this ballet, the most spectacular one is at Prambanan open-air theatre that is located in the temple complex.
It is performed by about 250 dancers with brilliant costumes, dramatic confrontations, tumultuous battles...an extraordinary display of dancing and acrobating skills. It starts at 19.30, with the duration of two hours and during that time, you would be impressed by the totally remarkable composition of art performance.
Added by the hypnotically sinuous music from the Javanese traditional gamelan and the dramatic stage lighting, makes this performance as an item - not to be missed for traveler.
Episodic Performance, the story is presented in four episodes during four consecutive nights (one episode per night), under full moon from May to October (during dry season). See Episodic schedule.
Full Story, the whole story is condensed in one performance (in one night). See Full Story schedule.
During rainy season you can also enjoy the condensed story performed in one night in Trimurti Theater (indoor theatre) adjacent to the open-air theatre. See Trimurti schedule.
US$ 78.00 per person
Performance ticket (special class) + transportation from hotel in Yogyakarta to Prambanan temple VV.
You may take dinner in Prambanan restaurant overlooking the temple prior to attend the performance at additional cost US$ 12.00 per person.
At Purawisata, City theatre
Ramayana Ballet is also performed nightly in Purawisata Theater in the city, this cost US$ 78.00 per person. Additional dinner before the show cost US$ 12.00 per person.
Performance ticket + transportation from hotel in Yogyakarta.
For more information or to make a reservation, simply complete our Booking Form or call us at +62 274 487058
Performance Schedule of 2017 and 2018
Prambanan Temple Open Theatre
1st Episode: The Lost of Dewi Shinta
2nd Episode: Hanoman the Messenger
3rd Episode: The Death of Kumbakarna
4th Episode: The Holy Fire of Dewi Shinta
Performance Regulation at the Prambanan Open Theatre:
- Ramayana Ballet Performance starts at 07.30 pm. If the rain falls before the performance, there would be delayed for about 30 minutes. If it keeps raining, the performance would be moved and continued at indoor theatre.
- If the rain falls during 30 minutes off the performance, there would be delayed for about 30 minutes. If the rain remains falling, the performance would be moved and continued at indoor theatre.
- If the rain falls after more than 45 minutes of the show, it would considered finished without any refund.