Tsuruga School of Shinnai: Special Concert to Present New Natori
Sunday, November 12, 2023
Doors open: 10:30 a.m.; concert starts 11:30 a.m.; estimated end of concert: 8 p.m.
Shinnai performers: Tsuruga Wakasanojo, Tsuruga Isekichi, Tsuruga Ise’ichiro, Shinnai Katsu’ichiro, 7 new natori shinnai students, others
Guest Performers: Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo puppet troupe, Chokaro Momoka (rakugo), Hanayagi Kihi (traditional Japanese dance), others
Program: Many shinnai works, including 2 with traditional Japanese dance, 2 with the puppet troupe, and a new composition by Tsuruga Isekichi. Also, a rakugo performance and a ceremony in which the new natori will be formally introduced.
Place: Yotsuya Civic Hall, 87 Naito machi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0014
Access: 5 minutes’ walk from the Shinjuku Gyoen station (exit 2, toward Okido Gate) on the Marunouchi line
Tickets: 5,000 yen (no reserved seats)
For further information: Tsuruga Isekichi, tel: 090-5390-2447 (in Japanese)
Other information: In shinnai, natori are students who have qualified to receive a shinnai stage name.