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Dancing the Crone

Contributed by Greg Giovanni [Editor’s note: Greg Giovanni is a poet/playwright/performance artist working in Philadelphia, PA. Theatre Nohgaku company member, Greg is the author of the English-language noh Pine Barrens. Greg contributes his thoughts about the shimai he danced this … Continue reading

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Yamamba (山姥)

Contributed by David Surtasky Yamamba (山姥) (summary) A fifth category play attributed to Zeami Many years ago there was a popular dancer in Kyoto nicknamed Hyakuma-yamamba. She was famous for creating a kusemai telling the story of a Yamamba, a … Continue reading

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