Rakugo Japanese Traditional Storytelling Performance

  • 12 Feb 2017
  • 2:00 PM
  • Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre, 6 Garamond Court

Tickets: $12 - $17 Call (416) 441-2345
Japanese with English subtitles

Get ready to laugh this February! The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre will host a "Rakugo-kai" with veteran Rakugo star Yanagiya Sankyo.

He became an apprentice to Yanagiya Kosan V and received the high shin'uchi rank in 1981. A gifted performer, he is famous for his ability to portray the subtlest emotions of a character during a performance.

Featured Rakugo stories;

  1. Hatsu Tenjin 初天神 (First Tenjin Festival)
  2. Tsuru つる (Crane)
  3. Shinigami 死神 (The God of Death)

Co-presented by the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre and the Japan Foundation, Toronto

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