• Comedy and Drama on the Classical Japanese Stage

With noted performer Katsumi Yanagimoto

Katsumi Yanagimoto 柳本勝海, noted calligrapher and performer of classical Japanese Nō 能 drama, and the humorous interludes, Kyōgen 狂言, which compliment the traditional performances, will be at Suffolk to offer two master classes on comedy and drama on the classical Japanese stage:


Monday, March 21, 2011
4pm-6:15pm, Professor Wesley Savick's class


Wednesday, March 23, 2011
10am to 12:30pm, Professor Caitlin Langstaff's class


The classes are only open to students. Both master classes will be held in the Studio Theater of the Theater Department on the 4th floor of the Archer Building.


Katsumi Yanagimoto has previously visited Harvard, Northeastern, Brandeis and the Japan Society of Boston. In May 2010 he gave an invited lecture on "How to Enjoy Kyōgen” at the National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka, Japan.


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