A synthetic, yet touching account of a close encounter with Noh theatre. Thank you Travis.
My father asked me this morning about Noh. What kind of theatre is it? Is it like opera at the Metropolitan? I have never seen opera, and know little about it, but from what little I do know, I would compare it to kabuki. But not Noh. What is Noh like? It took me just a moment, and then I told my father that Noh is less like most other entertainment forms we see in the Western world today – unlike musicals, artsy experimental dramas, unlike balle … Read More