Kabuki - 2

(No reviews yet) Write a Review
Adding to cart… The item has been added

Kabuki - Presented by The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust

Executive Director Nagayama Takeomi 1978

Kabuki is a classical Japanese dance-drama. Kabuki theatre is known for the stylization of its drama and for the elaborate make-up worn by some of its performers.
The individual kanji, from left to right, mean sing , dance , and skill . Kabuki is therefore sometimes translated as "the art of singing and dancing". These are, however, ateji characters which do not reflect actual etymology. The kanji of 'skill' generally refers to a performer in kabuki theatre. Since the word kabuki is believed to derive from the verb kabuku, meaning "to lean" or "to be out of the ordinary", kabuki can be interpreted as "avant-garde" or "bizarre" theatre. The expression kabukimono  referred originally to those who were bizarrely dressed and swaggered on a street.

Kabuki Australian Tour Cast - Nakamura Utaemon Vl, Jitsukawaa Enjaku lll, Nakamura Fukusuke Vlll, Nakamura Matsue V, Kagaya Utae, Nakamura Shikimatsu, Jitsukawa Jakumosuke


Souvenir Program Date 1978

Size 200 x 300 mm 

Condition: Used 8/10 some small white marks on cover picture

Please Note You are Buying a Souvenir Program

(Pls Note scans are low res for fast loading)

Each Order will incur a $5.00 handling fee (including free shipping)
All Prices Shown are in USD (United States of America Dollars)
All Payments by Paypal Just Checkout as GUEST no need to register
All associated graphics, logos, trader marks, trade names or copyrights are the property of the original owner and are used here for factual and educational purposes only.
If there are any errors please contact us with corrections mail@www.theatregold-memorabilia.com