The Theatre of Rakogu arrives in Florence
For the third year, after the success of the 2009 and 2010, returns to Florence Ryuraku Sanyutei, one of the greatest interpreters of Rakogu comedy. The 10th of November he will be to the Sala Vanni (Hall Vanni) in Florence, where he will present his new show consists of two pieces recited in italian.
The Rakugo is a special japanese theatrical genre consist in a comic monologue, in which the narrator tells a story sitting on a pillow in the center of the stage, using only a paper fan and a small rectangular towel.
The Master Sanyutei is one of the greatest artists of the Rakogu theater, much known and appreciated in Japan, is collecting great success about audiences and critics also abroad, where since years offers its performances.
In particular in the new show Sanyutei proposes various dialogues between characters, all interpreted by himself.
This show is an opportunity to meet and know a typical theatrical genre of a different culture. Through the theater Rakogu, Master Sanyutei provides a special key to understanding the Japanese culture so, during the interval between the two pieces, he will hold a conference about theater Rakogu with demonstration of dressing of kimono’s male.
Furthermore, at the end of the show the Master Sanyutei will perform with the tamasudare Nankin, an ancient instrument typical of jugglers and street performers.
Time and place of the show:
- The event will be held at the Sala Vanni, Piazza del Carmine, 19 at 21:00.
- The price of the is 8 euros for members of Iroha and 10 euros for no-members.
- For advance tickets and more information visit the site Iroha.
It is this unique opportunity to get closer to Japanese culture: if you don’t want to miss this event you can stay in the Tuscan capital in one of the Ars Hotels’ chain hotels, in the heart of the city.