All female theatre cast set for imaginative retelling of Mahsuri legend

Spoken word poet Sheena Baharudin is the co-creator of 'Pulau Sri' and will also be playing Mahsuri in the performance. Photo: Handout

The tale of Mahsuri, regarded as one of the most famed local legends, is getting a contemporary update in a new multidisciplinary performance in Langkawi, Kedah.

This interpretation of the Mahsuri legend, called Pulau Sri, is helmed by spoken word poet Sheena Baharudin and singer-songwriter and producer Takahara Suiko (of indie band The Venopian Solitude).

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