Noh Reimagined 2018: Sublime Illusions
29 & 30 June 2018, London
The two-day festival (29-30 June 2018) will examine the art of Noh, the iconic 650-year old theatrical tradition from Japan, in light of contemporary arts, culture and neuroscience.
Following the highly successful 2016 edition, Noh Reimagined is returning to Kings Place with an exciting new theme and line-up. This edition will shed light on the unique dramaturgy of Mugen (‘phantasmal’) Noh, in which the main actor (shite) appears as a ghost in the dream of a travelling monk performed by the supporting actor (waki). The ghost then tells the tragic story of its past life, expressing deep regret and lamentations, hoping to find peace.
Top Noh performers from Japan will work with innovative British artists and neuroscientists in genre-defying collaborations to examine the surreal artistic elements of Noh. Join us to explore time, space and symbolism in Noh theatre through interdisciplinary performances, workshops and talks.
Ticket: £6.5 to £26.5.ĦĦĦĦOpening talk and pre concert talk are free but ticketed