kyogen


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kyogen

(kjəʊˈɡɛn)
n
(Theatre) theatre a type of traditional comic Japanese drama that developed with No theatre as a form of farcical interlude
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TOKYO, July 18, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - The Nohgaku Performers' Association and Fujitsu Limited have concluded an ICT partnership agreement, aiming to use ICT to spread the beauty of the Noh and Kyogen theater arts and contribute to the further growth of the Noh and Kyogen world by attracting new fans.
Noh and kyogen, its comic version, are the earliest and oldest continuously practiced forms of theatre.
Generations of his family have been involved in a form of theater called "kyogen" for 250 years.
Tonight's line-up includes retro rockers The Goa Express, dream-pop outfit Dream English Kid, glam-rock types Electric Viper Club and electro-pop duo Kyogen. | Band On The Wall / bandonthewall.org / 0161 834 1786 / Thursday, August 2, 7.30pm / Free SUNDAY 29 Music / Graham Nash Currently promoting his new retrospective album, the half century-spanning Over The Years, songwriting legend Graham Nash has been in hugely nostalgic mood of late.
This second visit resulted into the two countries signing an agreement for the development of a wild part in Kyogen, Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State.
When the artist disappeared through a panel in the mobile wall (which let her propel it forward unseen), one thought of the trapdoors and mechanized stage sets in Kyogen theater and Victorian pantomime.
New exhibits include "Art of Traditional Japanese Theater," highlighting 14th-century No and Kyogen art forms and "Ave Maria: Marian Devotional Works from Eastern and Western Christendom," along with "Transatlanticism" with its Iberian and Latin American paintings and "From Last Century," a video installation examining the cityscape of Shanghai.
Noh's reflective concentration of serious subject matter is broken by the levity of the comic kyogen interlude that often divides the two acts of a Noh play.
Kyogen actor Nomura Mansai given cultural envoy mission
[ClickPress, Tue May 01 2012] (Rutherston & Bandini ) April 10, 2012 announced an exhibition of Japanese Antiques entitled "Japanese Noh, Kyogen and Kagura Masks".
[USPRwire, Mon Apr 30 2012] (Rutherston & Bandini ) April 10, 2012 announced an exhibition of Japanese Antiques entitled "Japanese Noh, Kyogen and Kagura Masks".