What is kabuki?

Kabuki

Kabuki (歌舞伎, 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.

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Masamitsu Ota
... His work consisted mostly of kabuki actor prints that emphasized the individual personality of the actors, showcased through rich colors and exquisite patterns of complex design ... Ota had a lifelong involvement with kabuki theater, illustrating volumes on major kabuki plays and famous kabuki costumes ...
Shozo Sato
... director, most known for adapting Western classics to Japanese Kabuki theatre ... Adaptations of Western classics in Kabuki form include MacBeth, Medea, Othello, Faust, Achilles and the operas, Madame Butterfly and The Mikado ... His last academic production was Kabuki Lady Macbeth (2012) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts ...
Kabuki - Major Theatres in Operation
... in 2013) Meiji-za Shinbashi Enbujō National Theater Kyoto Minami-za Osaka Shin-Kabuki-za Osaka Shōchiku-za Nagoya Misono-za Fukuoka Hakata-za Kotohira Kanamaru-za ...
Leonard Pronko
... Pronko is Professor of Theatre and expert on kabuki at Pomona College in Claremont, California ... Since 1965, he has directed some twenty kabuki productions in English at the college and elsewhere ... he was the first non-Japanese to study at the Kabuki Training Program at the National Theatre of Japan ...
Shōsuke Nakawa
... Yoshizō?), he serves as an advisor to the Shōchiku Corporation which produces kabuki, and is heavily involved in reviving Kamigata kabuki traditions ... He is also head of the Kamigata Kabuki-juku (school) and actively works with actor Ichikawa Ennosuke III on reviving old kabuki plays Nakawa has been described as a walking dictionary of ...