Preliminary Announcement – Special Concert
In honor of the 300th Anniversary of the Birth of Tsuruga Wakasanojo I and Ceremony in honor of Tsuruga Isekichi becoming iemoto of the Bunke branch of the Tsuruga school of shinnai
Date: Sunday, November 20, 2016
Time: Doors open 12:30 p.m.; performance starts 1 p.m.
Place: National Theatre
Tickets: 5,000 yen
Works to be performed include:
Sanbaso; works by Tsuruga Wakasanojo I, including Wakagi no Adanagusa (Rancho) and Akegarasu Yume Awayuki; works in the gidayu and kiyomoto genres
The star-studded cast will include 2 Living National Treasures in addition to Tsuruga Wakasanojo XI: shinnai shamisen player Shinnai Nakasaburo and gidayu artist Takemoto Komanosuke. Other performers will include traditional Japanese dancers and the puppeteers of the Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo troupe.
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