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Top Ten Tips for Watching Noh

Contributed by David Surtasky Photographs by David Surtasky This summer (on August 1 & 2, 2014) a free torchlit performance will be held in Bloomsburg Pennsylvania (Bloomsburg? Pennsylvania? Who knew?) along the banks of the Susquehanna River at the Town … Continue reading

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Beyond the Agemaku (揚幕)

Contributed by David Surtasky Oshirabe. The flute and drums begin, unseen by the audience, their aural sigils reach out in preface to the story about to unfold. In a line the musicians sit, just beyond the edge of the agemaku. … Continue reading

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A Story in Time and Space

Contributed by Kristin Jackson I play the part of the Shite-tsure, a grasscutter and companion to the Mae-Shite played by Morit Gaifman in the female cast of Atsumori. I am honored to have been entrusted with this part in my third year at … Continue reading

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