Someone from This Area
The Future of Kyogen, Three Generations and Beyond

Summer, 2020. Nomura Yuki, the 20-year-old scion of a family dedicated to the Japanese performance art of Kyogen, prepares to take a huge step forward in his professional development. After rigorous training under the watchful eyes of his father Mansai and grandfather Mansaku, he will debut the challenging solo piece "Nasu no Yoichi," in which he plays 4 different characters. Mansai must ensure the family's viability while seeking a way forward as a live performer in the era of COVID-19. With the weight of tradition on his shoulders, can Yuki live up to the Nomura name?