The Heart of Kyogen 2017
September 29, 2017 7PM
THE HEART OF KYOGEN 2017
Lecture / Performance
Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10010
Friday September 29th, 2017 7:00 pm
Tickets: $40(Member$35, Student with ID$20)
For more information : NOH SOCIETY
The acclaimed Ohkura School Kyogen actors Noriyoshi Ohkura and Daijiro Zenchiku are returning to New York!
Having delighted audiences with their performances and laughter in 2016, this year Mr. Ohkura and Mr. Zenchiku will perform the Kyogen classics, “ SHIMIZU”
( Spring Water) and “KAGYU”( Snail).
Mr. Ohkura and Mr. Zenchiku will preface the performances with a lecture on the history of Kyogen and demonstrations of Kyogen acting techniques, stage effects, and sound use, making the performance readily accessible to everyone.
The program will be presented in Japanese with English supertitles.
Kyogen is traditional Japanese comic theater. Kyogen dates back to the 14th century and was designated a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2001.