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Shinoharu Rakugo 落語

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

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Shinoharu Tatekawa, the third disciple of Shinosuke Tatekawa, who is one of the up-and-coming Rakugo performers in Japan will be coming back to Singapore to stage his traditional Japanese comic storytelling performance - all English show. For the very first time, Shinoharu will be featuring a Singaporean storyteller, Kamini Ramachandran, at his one-day performance on June 19.

 

A form of traditional Japanese entertainment, Rakugo is best described as stand-up comedy in a sit-down story-telling style, established in the late 18th century. As a minimalistic performance art, a lone storyteller usually wears a kimono (Japanese traditional clothing), uses a sensu (paper fan) and a tenugui (tiny handkerchief), and entertains the audience by playing several characters on a koza (stage).

 

Do not miss this rare opportunity of catching renowned storytellers from Japan and Singapore performing together on the same stage.

 

 

Venue: YMCA Auditorium @ One Orchard (1 Orchard Road Singapore 238824)

Date: 19 June 2015
Time: 7.30pm (door opens at 7.00pm)
Duration: Approximate 1.5 hours
Price: $25.00 (online) and $30 (at-the-door)
Ticketing: http://shinoharu.peatix.com

 

 

Source: Vivid Creations

 

Photos: Vivid CreationsPosted by Admin in Arts & Culture on 19 May 2015

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