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The Heart of Kyogen 2019


Classical Japanese Comic Theater

November 8th, 7:00PM

Bruno Walter Auditorium 

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center

111 Amsterdam Ave. New York, NY 10023 

Tickets: $40 (Students $25)

Get ready to laugh!

Okura School Kyogen actors Daijiro Zenchiku, Noriyoshi Ohkura, and Shinkai Yoshida are back in the USA!

“Busu”, popular for its bold story line, and “Neongyoku”, which includes song & dance will have you splitting your sides with laughter. The performances will be preceded by presentations on the history of this 680 year old art form, an explanation of some of the techniques used, and opportunities for participatory learning.

This program will be presented in Japanese with English translation.


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Supported by Daiwa Capital Markets, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas), Sumitomo Corporation of Americas Foundation, CRÉDIT AGRICOLE, J.C.C. Fund, Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York, JAPAN AIRLINES, Mitsui Sumitomo Marine Management (USA), ITO EN

Use of library space for this program does not indicate endorsement by The New York Public Library.

Earlier Event: May 1
The Blossoming Spirits