The Japan Foundation, Toronto presents five Talk + DVD presentations by Program Officer Toshi Aoyagi to enhance your enjoyment of the upcoming Cinema Kabuki screenings, Feb. 28 & March 1 at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Kabuki Talk V
Friday, February 27, 6:30 pm
Contemporary Writer Hideki Noda’s Contributions to Kabuki Theatre
The late Kanzaburo’s close friend Hideki Noda has been at the forefront of Japanese contemporary theatre since the 1980s. Fast pacing, lengthy dialogue and social satire were all new to Kabuki actors in their first collaboration, The Revenge on Togitatsu. But through the theatricality, both traditional and contemporary creative forces combine to produce high entertainment.