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software, multimedia Portrait of an onnagata

Summary
Men playing the stage roles of women is as old as the history of theater; in the tradition of Kabuki, the portrayal of female characters has become a tradition of its own. This program looks at the history of Kabuki and the role of women, and look... Read more
Contents

Origin of Kabuki (3:44) -- Origin of the Onnagata (4:31) -- Modern Day Onnagata (6:32) -- Onnagata: A Family Tradition (3:47) -- Love Scenes in Kabuki Drama (3:53) -- Preserving a Japanese Tradition (5:50)

Format
software, multimedia
Description
1 streaming video file (30 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Publisher
Films Media Group 2005

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