Cinema Kabuki: “Yugen”(幽玄) Screening

Cinema Kabuki: “Yugen”(幽玄) Screening



Sat, Jan 13, 2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Aratani Theatre
244 South San Pedro St., Los Angeles, CA 90012


Featuring Tamasaburo Bando, Kodo, Jusuke Hanayagi, Hanayagi-ryu Dancers
Recorded live at Hakataza Theatre, Hakata, 2017

121 mins / Subtitled in English

Pre-screening live Taiko performance by TAIKOPROJECT

At this screening event, you can experience full-scale Kabuki performances in high-definition (HD) on the big screen with English subtitles. Enjoy the authenticity of Kabuki as if you were sitting in the best seat of the Metropolitan Opera House!

In this production, world-acclaimed Kabuki actor, Tamasaburo Bando has sublimated the traditional Japanese performing arts of Noh and Kabuki into a new dimension of art by fusing them with Kodo’s soul-stirring taiko. In addition to starring in and directing the play, Tamasaburo also edited and supervised the video, creating the ultimate worldview. A special video that can only be seen in this production will be included.

Yugen depicts the beauty and ethereal world of Japan incorporating themes from iconic works such as “Hagoromo” (The Feather Mantle)“Dojoji” (Dojoji Temple), and “Shakkyo” (The Stone Bridge).

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Free Admission with Registration

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