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    • By: Daisy G., Aileen D. and Alex W.
    • Different types of Theater
      • Kabuki theater is performed for lower classes
      • Kabuki theater was originally started by a woman and was preformed by female actors, but is now played by male actors
      • Kabuki Theater performances were meant to be funny, but also taught Important lessons
      • Kabuki I known for its elaborate make up and costumes
      • Kabuki performances are very long .
      • people were allowed to bring their own
      • food to eat during the show
      An Actor playing a lion in a Kabuki Performance
      • Bunraku is a Musical puppet show for adults
      • The Puppets are made to look almost as big as real people
      • Puppeteers stand behind the puppets and operate them
      • It takes three skilled puppeteers to operate a puppet
      • A narrator, called a tayu, reads the puppets lines
      • Two puppeteers are performing in a Bunraku show
      • Noh is Japans oldest form of theater
      • Noh plays are known for their dreamlike quality and their performances being filled with mystical spirits and ghosts
      • Noh stages are very simple sometimes bare. Occasionally actors will use hand props depending on the play
      • Noh theater was developed during the Ashikaga Period
      • Noh
      • Noh Theater is well known for their masks. The two main characters would change their masks frequently to show different emotions
      • Kabuki
      • Kabuki Theater is known for its spectacular costumes and elaborate facial makeup
      • Bunraku
      • Bunraku Theater had spectacular costumes for their puppets, however their puppeteers dressed completely in Black
      • Noh Theater
      • Was performed for Samurai and the upper class
      • Kabuki Theater
      • Was performed for Merchants, Artisans and lower classes
      • Bunraku Theater
      • Was performed mainly for Adults
      • We hope that during this presentation you have captured the magical quality of Japanese theater. Thank you for watching this presentation.