This play has been produced by The Puppet & Its Double Theater internationally and elaborately for three years; Mr. Larry Reed, the American shadow play master led 14 Taiwan's excellent players to combine traditional and modern characteristics. Its unique large-screen shadow play features the real person and shadow puppets in a same stage, which can be compared to the special effect and technique of movie, displaying the new feature of shadow play which has been never seen.
The "Sunwukong Fights Spider Trickster" of Fun Shadow Play blends the figures of Chinese drama, meaningfully art style of shadow play and picture control of movie, as well as live music—a kind of image aesthetics encountered with absolutely brand new drama, classic literature and movie. The flowingly instant change of cloud, mountain, river, tower and pavilion in a large screen makes viewers draw breath splendidly. It is a show of interesting imagination experience which adults and children could share.
The Adventures of Monkey is a widely known story in Chinese and a common play of Chinese traditional dramas, however, western director is very true to the details of original work and character of figures, who expects to convey the contents of classic literature in order to let viewers re-realize the beauty of original poetry, writing and language in original work of The Adventures of Monkey.
The "Sunwukong Fights Spider Trickster" of Fun Shadow Play first went to the US for performance in October 2006 and obtained viewers' enthusiastic responds there. Its first Taiwan's road show in 2007 will be splendid