Produced and guided by Kyogen actor Mansai Nomura who has been appointed the chief executive creative director for the opening and closing ceremonies of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Up-and-coming young Kyogen actors will perform its classical comic plays for new year. See play summaries below.
FUTARI BAKAMA -Two People in One Hakama-
A father of the groom worries about his son and follows him when he goes to be adopted into the family of his bride. The father of the bride finds both of them accidentally and also asks the father to come into the house, however, they only have one pair of formal hakama wear...See how they deal with this difficult situation.
BO SHIBARI -Tied to a Stick-
Taro Kaja:Taichiro Nomura
“Sake lover” Taro Kaja and Jiro Kaja are the servants, always steal and drink sake whenever their master is not home. The master plans to deceive them when he leaves his home, letting them do “Bo-no te (Self-defense form, Goshin Jutu); leaving the arms of one of them tied to a stick and the others hands tied behind him...Guess what they do to drink sake with their hands tied. Enjoy one of the classic Kyogen pieces, makes all audience laugh!
-  Jan 2 (Wed), 2019 2:00pm-3:00pm
 Jan 3 (Thu), 2019 11:00am-12:00pm
 Jan 2 (Wed), 2019 4:00pm-5:00pm
 Jan 3 (Thu), 2019 1:00pm-2:00pm
*Doors open 30 minutes before start of the show.
- Hall B5, Tokyo International Forum
- ¥4,000 all reserved seats, tax included
*Children preschool age and under are not permitted.
- Introduction:Mansai Nomura
Kyogen “Futaribakama”:Yuki Nomura and others
Kyogen “Boushibari”:Taichiro Nomura and others
Please be aware that program contents may be changed without notice.
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