Tuesday, January 28, 2014

(483) Kabuki in Asakusa


As I was writing the other day on Pinterest (we have all seen my board on Pinterest, right?) every January Asakusa’s public hall is hosting Kabuki for a whole month; Asakusa has a historical relationship with Kabuki even though its main stage moved to Ginza over a century ago. The performances held in Asakusa feature the new generation of Kabuki actors and those interested in the genre have the chance to see some of the families’/guilds’ rising stars in big roles.

(For a bigger version of this picture both in color and black and white, check my "Japan Arekore" set on Flickr)

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