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[Special Contribution] Would you like to visit a Noh stage full of charm?

【特別寄稿】魅力いっぱいの能舞台へ行ってみませんか?

[Special contribution]
Why don't you go to the charming Noh stage?
Kanta Nakamori (Noh performer / Kanze school shite, director of public interest foundation Kamakura Nohbutai, important intangible cultural property comprehensive certification holder)

Noh is generally thought to be "esoteric and boring," but during the Muromachi period, ordinary people enjoyed watching it in the precincts of shrines and temples.

As a result of the fact that Yoshimitsu Ashikaga, the shogun of the time, became a supporter and became a favorite performing art of samurai, he became far from the common people.
Then, after the end of the Edo era, the Meiji era has increased the chances of being seen by the general public, but the impression that it is an "esoteric play" that is difficult for first-time visitors to understand has taken root.
However, Noh is a fascinating and entertaining play if you understand the storyline and the meaning of the movement.


At the Kamakura Noh Stage, we will first explain so that even those who see it for the first time can enjoy it. At the time of performance, the lines called "Utai" are prepared with subtitles in modern and English translations that are easy to understand by chewing. By projecting onto the monitors installed at three locations in the venue, we are holding a Noh performance that makes you feel familiar.

"Noh" is a Japanese classical performing art where you can feel the accumulation of 700 years from the stage, script, Noh mask, costume, musical instrument, staging, composition, pattern, vocalization, and pronunciation. Please enjoy it at the "Noh Knowing Party".

(Stage photo: Kanta Nakamori, Photo: Sosuke Komai)
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