March 21, 2017
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540 (Map)
FREE, pre-register at: https://www.loc.gov/concerts/kyogenproject.html
This performance is a joint presentation of the Freer|Sackler, the Library of Congress, the Japan Information & Culture Center (Embassy of Japan), and the Japan Foundation. For more information, visit the Library of Congress website at www.loc.gov/concerts.
Kyogen—“mad words” or “wild speech”—is a genre of traditional Japanese theater more than 500 years old, offering brief comic plays that are often performed as interludes between Noh dramas. This performance will feature leading artists from the esteemed Shigeyama Kyogen Troupe.
The Freer|Sackler is open daily, 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m., except December 25.
Admission is free.