Kyogen~Supremacy and Successors

The three Kyogen actors who are the living national treasure of Japan and the successors of their families in the same show

Kyogen is a kind of spoken drama that is based upon laughter and comedy in Japan. They have developed with Noh, which is the Japan's oldest theatrical art. It has its own tradition and repertoires separate from Noh, and are often performed alternately on the same program, appearing in interlude of Noh performance.
The actors are mainly men, who have passed down the art among family members for numerous generations. There are three Kyogen actors who are living national treasure of Japan. The three will perform for the first time in the same show.
Enjoy the supreme art of the Kyogen by the living national treasure of Japan and see how their skills are being succeeded by the young members of their families.
(English earphone guides available)

  • Mansaku Nomura
    Mansaku Nomura
  • Tojiro Yamamoto
    Tojiro Yamamoto
  • Man Nomura
    Man Nomura
  • Mansai Nomura
    Mansai Nomura
  • Yasutaro Yamamoto
    Yasutaro Yamamoto
  • Norishige Yamamoto
    Norishige Yamamoto
  • Manzo Nomura
    Manzo Nomura
Schedule Tuesday 28 October, 2014 at 18:30
Venue National Theatre (Large Theatre)
4-1, Hayabusa-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Performers Sanbaso : Mansaku Nomura(Living national treasure of Japan), Mansai Nomura
Kirokuda : Tojiro Yamamoto(Living national treasure of Japan), Yasutaro Yamamoto, Norishige Yamamoto, and others.
Funawatashimuko : Man Nomura(Living national treasure of Japan), Manzo Nomura, and others.
Ticket Information [Ticket Prices]
1st class ¥6,000 2nd class ¥4,000 (Adults) ¥2,000(Students) , etc

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