1974 (October)

An Evening of Modern Japanese Theatre

A second student-directed noh/kyōgen production directed by Kitty Heacox. Billed as “An Evening of Modern Japanese Theatre,” it included a freely improvised version of The Cowardly Bandit (Fumi Yamadachi, set in Aʻala park, and The Monkey Skin Cover (Utsubozaru). These two kyōgen, adapted from Sakanishi Shioʻs English translations in The Ink-Smeared Lady and Other Kyogen (Tuttle, 1960), were paired with an adaptation of Yukio Mishimaʻs modern noh play, Kantan. Read program here.