Japan is a real treasure abound in the traditional performing arts which certainly can boast to the world. Take, for example, Kabuki. It is represented on a stage with bright colors, and staged works are able to touch a chord with all viewers, whether Japanese or foreign. The theater not of great styling, is deeply imbued with the mystery of “yugen” eminently aesthetic value based on the profound beauty and refinement that goes beyond words and the concrete forms. The Bugrake puppet theater evokes a wonderful and vibrant description of the conflicts between established ethical ideals and the realities of love and existence, and the ballet of the emotions of men and women of the village. The action is mixed with the accompaniment of “shamisen, a three-stringed instrument, and the epic song” joruri. “
The theater of Japan is not a form of performing arts with a particular style and 700-year history. Rich in symbolism, is rooted not in ancient Shinto rituals, and plotted on a stage whose top has the same structure as that of a sanctuary. The actors wear masks and movements, very slow, are extremely refined, in contrast to the wealth and richness of the costumes.
This form of classical art is represented in particular at the National Theater of Tokyo not in Nogakudo Hotshot in Nogakudo Kanze in Kita Nogakudo and Umewaka Nogakudo, also in Tokyo. In the Kansai region, the not represented in the Kanze Kaikan in Kyoto and Osaka Nogaku Kaikan. Perhaps best appreciate the theater is not outdoors, on stage illuminated by the torches of the sanctuaries.
Kabuki is a centuries-old theatrical form in Japan. It is characterized by bright makeup, costumes and spectacular scenery and dramatic action that includes dancing, sword fights, and sometimes, even the “actor release” to the public or on stage.
The ideal place to see Kabuki in Tokyo is the Kabukiza in Gina, which works program throughout the year. Also in Gina, Shamash Embosom find, and the National Theatre of Japan, near the Imperial Palace, which hosts occasional performances by touring companies.
Bugrake is a form of puppet theater with elaborate: three puppeteers handle three wooden figures with porcelain face with a size of two-thirds of a person’s height, representing a narrative that is accompanied by a samisen. Bugrake is represented in the National Bugrake Theater in Osaka and Tokyo’s National Theater.
In Japan, you can enjoy in various cities, modern performing arts such as opera, dance “But”, musicals, stage plays and ballet. In Tokyo there are always special performances of top-class international artists. Some are so popular that tickets must be booked well in advance. The Tokyo Opera City is a room that has the most modern facilities, ideal for concerts and operas. The company Takarazuka, a musical comedy troupe comprised of only young women, attracted a large audience, which enjoys brilliant performances in which the male roles are represented by women. The “But”, recognized and appreciated internationally, still impresses with its unique cutting-edge performances in Japan.
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