Sunardi KONSEP DASAR PERTUNJUKAN WAYANG SINEMA LAKON DEWA RUCI
This paper aims to describe the basic concepts of wayang cinema performance Dewa Ruci play as an alternative
to the development of Indonesian puppets. Wayang Cinema is an innovative wayang performance in a
wide-screen film. The problems examined are: (1) what lies behind the creation of wayang cinema Dewa Ruci
play; and (2) what is the basic concept and structure of wayang cinema performance Dewa Ruci play. The
study was conducted by applying the methods of art creation, namely exploration, design, creation, and
presentation. The results showed that: first, the creation of wayang cinema Dewa Ruci play was motivated by
the decreasing of younger generation’s interest in wayang. The wayang life is marginalized, responding to the
challenges of the era namely the industrial era 4.0., And as a continuation of puppet show experiments.
Secondly, the basic concept of wayang cinema Dewa Ruci play is to emphasize the work on the play and the
presence of the song as a driver of plot, characterization, and strengthening the atmosphere, in addition to
being packaged in the form of widescreen films. Third, the structure of wayang cinema Dewa Ruci play
emphasizes the portrayal of the Bima figure in achieving tirta pawitra with a new style.