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Taiten: Noh & Kyogen PERFORMANCE ONLY
Taiten: Noh & Kyogen PERFORMANCE ONLY

[Traditional Theater] November 14, 7:30 PM
                                  November 15, 7:30 PM
                                  November 16, 7:30 PM

Rarely performed in the last century, Taiten is a modern noh play that was created to celebrate the Taisho emperor's enthronement in 1912. In recognition of the arrival of the Reiwa era under Emperor Naruhito, Kurouemon Katayama X, a renowned noh actor and scion of the Kyoto Kanze Association, remounts this historic noh play. Per tradition, the noh play is paired with a comedic kyogen piece. Noritoshi Yamamoto from the prestigious Yamamoto Tojiro Family performs Kagyu (The Snail), one of the most popular pieces from the traditional kyogen repertoire.
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