Kanze Noh Theatre: Lecture + Demonstration

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
6:30 – 8PM

Presented in association with the Kanze Noh Theatre program at Lincoln Center Festival. Japan Society invites Kiyokazu Kanze, 26th Grand Master of the Kanze School and descendent of the founder of noh, for an intimate look into Japan’s centuries-old theatrical tradition. For this rare opportunity, distinguished noh specialist Dr. Elizabeth Oyler joins to talk about noh’s history, unique stylization and background of the prominent Kanze School, and will share various highlights from the plays that will be presented in the Kanze Noh Theatre program at Lincoln Center Festival. Led by Grand Master Kiyokazu Kanze , this event features a special shimai demonstration (dance and chanting without a mask and costume) and a participatory noh chanting lesson for the audience, and also includes an introduction to noh masks and costumes by members of the Kanze Noh Theatre. This event takes place at Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street (between 1st and 2nd Avenue), New York, New York 10017. Tickets: $15 / $12 Japan Society members

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