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Japanese theatre question

Is there a Kabuki or Noh theatrical performance that features a funeral of a young person?
posted by Jason and Laszlo on Jun 29, 2015 - 1 answer

Identify Japanese woodblock print of kabuki actor, possibly by Kunichika, possibly set on Tokaido Road

Need help identifying this Japanese woodblock print of a kabuki actor. I think the artist is Kunichika, and the print is set somewhere on the Tôkaidô Road. At the top of the page is a large box of Japanese text -- I'm hoping someone can read this, or otherwise identify any hints about the location, actor and character. (Two more translatable things inside) [more inside]
posted by LobsterMitten on Jul 30, 2011 - 15 answers

best massage at kabuki hot springs?

who gives the best massages at kabuki hot springs in san francisco? [more inside]
posted by roxie110 on Nov 7, 2010 - 2 answers

#16 deshou ka?

Japanese language question: I am looking for a numerical reference that means one's special trick, or signature gesture. [more inside]
posted by MonkeyMeat on Oct 28, 2010 - 5 answers

Is kabuki really empty?

It seems that when we Westerners call an event a "kabuki dance," we mean that the event is elaborate but ultimately without substance. Examples: 1, 2. When did this usage arise, and is this unfair to the kabuki art form?
posted by profwhat on Sep 15, 2005 - 8 answers

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