Kabuki and the Pandemic


28m 00s
Broadcast on March 3, 2021 Available until June 22, 2023

As with live performance worldwide, COVID-19 has affected kabuki. Actors Kataoka Ainosuke and Nakamura Kazutaro talk about the difficulties and reveal some creative solutions. In the first performance after Kabukiza reopened, the fierce lions dance as if to drive away COVID-19.

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