Tag Archives: shinsaku noh

Coming Full Circle

Contributed by Deborah Brevoort [Editor’s note: Deborah Brevoort is a playwright and musical theatre librettist/lyricist.  An alumna of New Dramatists, she is a co-founder of Theatre Without Borders (a group of individual artists dedicated to international theatre exchange.) She is … Continue reading

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Writer’s Workshop 2013

THEATRE NOHGAKU 2013 WRITER’S WORKSHOP July 12 – 14, 2013. Hosted at the 92nd St Y, New York, NY Since 2003, Theatre Nohgaku has hosted workshops for poets, playwrights, musicians and performers to help them better understand Japanese noh and … Continue reading

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Miya (Pt. II)

(Editor’s note: below is Part I of Carrie Preston’s English-language noh “Miya.” This entry includes the kuri/sashi/kuse sections as well as a brief ai-kyogen interlude. The Boat Captain appears in his true guise as Hata, the builder of the boat. … Continue reading

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Miya (Pt. I)

(Editor’s note: below is Part I of Carrie Preston’s English-language noh “Miya.” It is patterned after a traditional first category (or Waki) play. The three plays posted here by Ms. Preston explore aspects of her life. In this entry we … Continue reading

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Egret at San Diego Bay (Pt. II)

(Editor’s note: below is Part II of Carrie Preston’s English-language noh “Egret at San Diego Bay.” The kuri/sashi/kuse is included in this entry. “In the fullness of his love, he helped her to leave.”)                     (Entrance … Continue reading

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Egret at San Diego Bay (Pt. I)

(Editor’s note: below is Part I of Carrie Preston’s English-language noh “Egret at San Diego Bay.” The play is modeled after traditional third category noh, and recounts part of Carrie’s personal history – life on a boat; and the story … Continue reading

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Zahdi Dates and Poppies (Pt. II)

(Editor’s note: below is Pt. II of Carrie Preston’s English-language noh “Zahdi Dates and Poppies.” In this selection more is learned of the waki and shite, and their interconnection through their lives; recounting the death of the shite – husbands, … Continue reading

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