Curious to check out Kanze Noh, ancient blend of poetry, music, drama and dance? (You may remember Noh-influenced Akiro Kurosawa’s masterpice “Throne of Blood.”) Next month there are two great opportunities in NYC for adults and older children to experience it.
Performance at Lincoln center:
This summer, Kiyokazu Kanze—the 26th Grand Master of the Kanze School bring 3 different performances– July 13-17 at the Rose Theater, Lincoln Center
Interactive lecture at Japan Society:
Special shimai demonstration (dance and chanting without a mask and costume) and a participatory noh chanting lesson for the audience, and also includes an introduction to noh masks and costumes by members of the Kanze Noh Theatre. Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 PM Tickets: $15
See the performance and interview with the Grand Master