9.4- Japanese Theatre

Explore the world of Japanese Theatre – Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku

Noh

Optional video explanation of Noh

A site for Noh and Kyogen Theatre produced by the Japan Arts Council
Video included

Details on Noh Masks
http://www.prm.ox.ac.uk/nohmasks.html

Noh Performances on YouTube

Kabuki

More About Kabuki
Kabuki for Everyone – lots of details and photos

Narrated in English this is an excellent video of a traditional dance Sagi Musume (Heron Maiden) by renown Kabuki performer Tamasaburo. This is an excellent production, and it is very interesting.
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A film clip of renown performers

Bunraku

Good background, and nice photos
http://web-japan.org/nipponia/nipponia22/en/feature/feature07.html

An extensive site on Bunraku produced by the Japan Arts Council
http://www2.ntj.jac.go.jp/unesco/bunraku/en/

A documentary about Bunraku puppets

YouTube Videos of Bunraku

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