Bunraku – A Century of Puppet Theatre over 2 Nights
In recent decades, Japan has been a source of inspiration and influence for many other countries particularly the South-East Asian countries. More and more people are diving into the culture and traditions of Japan and if you are one of them, this Bunraku Traditional Japanese Puppet Theatre is right up your alley.
Worry not about having to think about what to see in Kuala Lumpur as this entertaining, captivating and educating puppet theatre organized by the KL PACc and performed by Master Kanjuro Kiritake III with the Bunraku Company Minosuke-kai is sure to charm you.
“Witness the grace and grandeur of a 400 year old Japanese tradition, performed for the first time ever in South East Asia. BUNRAKU- Traditional Japanese Puppet Theatre is a showcase of fastidious teamwork as three puppeteers per puppet work in perfect unity with live traditional music and vocals.”
“Using puppets over 100 years old, Bunraku puppeteer and living national treasure of Japan, Kanjuro Kiritake III presents this ancient form of Japanese theatre for the first time in Southeast Asia.”
“The show is presented in three parts: An interpretation of a harvest celebration dance, an excerpt of the classic “Fox in the Inner Garden”, and a behind-the-scenes demonstration.”
Here are 2 very short snippets as a preview for you.
By the end, you will leave the theatre charmed and with a new-found appreciation for the age-old traditions that is Bunraku Traditional Japanese Puppet Theatre.
For more ticketing information, click here or call KL PAC at +603-4047 9000.