Made in Japan: Kanjinchou (The Subscription List)

I found a terrific video of a live kabuki performance of Kanjinchou 勧進帳 (The Subscription List),  which is a favorite of yours truly. The play is listed among the 18 Famous Kabuki Plays (歌舞伎十八番) in the kabuki repertoire and still hugely popular to this day. The leading character is a fierce warrior named Benkei, regarded an exemplar of…
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