Kanze and Kongo school Noh actors, as well as Kyogen actors will perform in a 2-part charity event as part of the Kumamoto earthquake relief effort.
Performances will take place on August 25th at the newly-built Rohm Theatre in Kyoto (Okazaki area). The first section (from 10:30) features the Noh Tsunemasa, Hagoromo, the Kyogen Busu and the half-noh Kokaji. The second section (from 18:30) features the Noh Funa-Benkei, Hagoromo, the Kyogen Bo-shibari and the half-noh Shari.
Tickets (1,500yen general admission) are available from June 1st. Each part requires a different ticket. Contact me if you are interested in purchasing a ticket.
A memorial service and votive performances in celebration of renewal
will be held at Sojo-ji in Tsurumi Ward, Yokohama.
Schedule of events:
11:30 Memorial Service
12:00 Offering of a Taiko drum performance by 108 volunteers and flower arrangement offering
12:30 Chanting of the Kannon 10 Great Prayers
12:45 Noh: SHAKKYO Sange-no-shiki” Shite (White Lion) : UDAKA Michishige, Tsure (First and Second Red Lions): Tatsushige and Norishige
13:30 Special Lecture
14:46 Silent prayer as the temple bell is rung to mark the time of the earthquake
Admission: free of charge
For information in Japanese call the Daihonzan Sojo-ji information
Access: click here for a map in Japanese