Nakamura Hashigo and the New Face of Kabuki in the 21st Century

  • 08 Sep 2020
  • 8:00 PM (EDT)
  • Online

This event is organized by the Japan Society of Northern California.

Curious about Kabuki but a little overwhelmed about where to begin? Planning to go to Japan, whenever that may be, and want to learn a little more about the culture before you go? Interested in finding out more about Japan and Japanese culture? This program is for you!

Join this Kabuki “crash-course” and hear about the history and cultural significance and continuing evolution of this traditional art form. You can also hear from rising Kabuki actor Hashigo Nakamura as he shares his experience, demonstrates Kabuki makeup application, and gives a brief performance!

Whether you’re completely new to the art of Kabuki or a long-time fan this program is a great opportunity of people of all ages to learn about this classic art-form. We hope to see you there!

昔も今も「大衆」の演劇であり続ける歌舞伎は、どうしてこんなに長く愛されているのか?アメリカ人が見るなら、どういう見方がよいのか?今回は、次世代を担う若手歌舞伎俳優中村橋吾さんとアメリカ在住の専門家にご登場いただき、実演をまじえて解説いたします。すでに歌舞伎をご存知の方も、もしかしたら歌舞伎界初かもしれない「アメリカ人のためのオンライン講座」をぜひ応援してください。みんなで歌舞伎をさらに盛り上げましょう!

This event is free of charge. Please register from here.

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