Roots: Wayang Kulit In Concert (Meminang Puteri Siti Dewi) | Lady White (1977)


Family Planning Association presents Roots, a production comprising Wayang Kulit In Concert (Meminang Puteri Siti Dewi) | Lady White

Persatuan Perancang Keluarga mempersembahkan produksi Roots, yang terdiri oleh Wayang Kulit In Concert (Meminang Puteri Siti Dewi) dan Lady White


  • Playwright:“Wayang Kulit in Concert (Meminang Puteri Siti Dewi)” is an adaptation from the Ramayana epic by Abdul Mutalib Hassan | “Lady White” is written by Chin San Sooi, adapted from the Chinese opera “Madam White Snake”
  • Original Local Script:Yes
  • Company Name:Kelana Phoenix
  • Date:16 – 17 July, 1977
  • Total Showing:4
  • Venue:Oditorium Universiti Kebangsaan
  • Language:Bahasa Melayu, English
  • Director:Abdul Mutalib Hassan and Yusof Hasan (Dalang for “Meminang Puteri Siti Dewi”) | “Lady White” directed by Chin San Sooi
  • Choreographer:For fights: Loke Sek Kong, Chan Chee Keong, Cheng Hon Man, Choo Choon Voon
  • Composer:Music for the song “Release My Mother” in “Lady White” by Chin Yoong Kim
  • Musical Director:Kelana Phoenix | Music for “Marriage Dance”in Lady White arranged and performed by Kelana Phoenix; please see images for full list of musicians
  • Lighting Designer:Robert Percival, Yee Yow Ming, Ng Tuck Kwong, Peter Chan, Garin
  • Set Designer:Chin San Sooi, Rosa Goldthropp
  • Costume Designer:Chin San Sooi, Rosa Goldthropp
  • Make-up Artist:Rosa Goldthropp
  • Principal Cast:

    “Lady White”:
    Yim Kam May as Lady White
    Tan Kok Foong as Maiden Green
    Chong Pee Choy as Man
    Chin San Sooi as Storyteller/Ex-Fortune Teller

  • Ensemble:

    “Lady White”:
    S. Vinodhan, Jamit Singh, Kok Chee Hong, R. Selvarajoo, Anny Lee, Lau Kok Cheong, Teh Han Man, Goh Nai Kong, Choo Choon Voon, Chan Yew Fong, Kok Chee Keong, Raja Ahmad Murad, Ching Hin Fatt, Chow Ka Onn, Yeoh Kok Siong

  • Producer:Chin San Sooi
  • Publicist:Chin San Sooi
  • Other Information:

    The programme book contains two essays credited to Utih, which was the pseudonym of the late Krishen Jit. Please see images for more details.