Holding The First Shinka Noh Performance
Dec. 6, 2020 (Sun.), we will hold the first Shinka Noh Performance, the Noh play “Sumida-gawa River” at Hosho Noh Theater.
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It is often said that "Being Japanese, I want to see a Noh play at least once, but there is so much depth and complexity..."
“Noh seems difficult and makes me sleepy.”
Unlike many other styles of theater, Noh not only celebrates the story, but also features fascinating singing and dancing, touching the audience with its beauty, and Noh creates a different world of characters delicately portrayed by the Noh masks.
The unique “atmosphere” that flows inside the Noh theater is where the audience can feel Noh themes such as “life and death” and “the preciousness of life;” the overall effect is one of deep calm. This feeling is called "soul caring." Noh theater has accomplished its mission if it heals and transports the viewer away from the realities of life, if even for just awhile.
It is our great pleasure to present the “Noh Way” so that you too can experience the “love,” “prayer” and “purifying of heart” that the Noh Way can provide.
Postponement of The First “Shinka Noh Performance”
In response to the government declaring a state of emergency, we have decided to postpone the Shinka Noh performance scheduled for Saturday, June 27, as follows. We were forced to make this tough decision after taking into consideration the health and safety of our guests, the Noh performers, and the many staff who make […]
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Shinka Co., Ltd., was founded on December 2018 as a business specifically dedicated to the production of Noh theater for the public. Our mission is to convey the essence of Noh theater, created over 700 years ago in the Muromachi era, to our contemporary audience in a way that it is easily appreciated, and to […]