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NOH theatre
oldest form of classical japan theatre. performed by all male.
noh
serious, slow moving , "theatre of walking"
shite
lead actor, always wears the mask
hashigakari
a bridge that leads tot he dressing room
bunraku
puppet theatre
chikamatsu monzaemon
"the japanese shakespeare", wrote puppets and humans.
wrote "love suicide" which resulted in people actually start doing it.
kabuki
share same stage as bunraku.. actors are huge celebrities. have two meaning: slanted or innovative.
izumo Okuni
developed the Kabuki
history of kabuki
originally kabuki was performed by all females. later was banned by the government
aragoto
"rough" male
wagoto
"delicate" style
onnagata
female role played by male
hanamichi
"the flower walk" to the back of the auditorium
mie
a pose where arms are raised above head.
Guerilla theatre
type of theatre where performance were held at unexpected places.