Season 41 Is Here!


Playing Next:

Puppets & Poe

Devised Defiance

Directed by Shannon R. Davis

October 3 - November 2, 2019

Thurs, Fri, Sat at 8 PM

Recipe for the Macabre:

Start with Edgar Allan Poe - the renowned master of poetry, short stories, and tales of mystery and the macabre. Dissect and remix. Mix with Theatre of Yugen's signature physicality, voices, words, ideas, bodies, a dash of Noh and Kyogen and PUPPETS. Stir in a splash of contemporary relevance, with good old-fashioned irreverence. Bake at a macabre 666 degree heat for an hour and a half. Devised Defiance is a dish best served cold.

Featuring: Ella Cooley, Alan Coyne, Shannon R. Davis, Steven Flores, Jamin Jollo, and Nick Ishimaru


2019 Fall Kyogen banner.png

Yugen no Kai: Fall

November 16 & 17, 2019

Directed by Lluis Valls

Theatre of Yugen will be presenting its signature classical Japanese comedy in English works. The long-standing hallmark of the company’s work, Theatre of Yugen is proud to present the only regular Kyogen in English performances in the world!

This fall's offerings include:

The Snail (Kagyu)

The Thundergod (Kaminari)

Featuring: Sheila Devitt, Fenner, Nick Ishimaru, Meryn MacDougall, and Kate Patrick


2019 Christmas Carol banner.png

A Noh Christmas Carol

December 6 - 29, 2019

Directed by Nick Ishimaru

The perennial favorite is back!

The reimagined story in Meiji era Japan is told using a combination of noh, kyogen, kabuki, and butoh, bringing this classic story to life in a fashion like no other production does.

Ebezo Sukurooji [Ebenezer Scrooge] receives a visit from his deceased business partner Jakube Mashima [Jacob Marley] warning him to change his miserly ways or be doomed to linger forever as a hungry ghost. The miraculous intervention of the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet-To-Come take Sukurooji on a wondrous journey through life and time in a profound attempt to remind him of the value of life beyond business and profit.

Featuring: Roy Eikleberry, Nick Ishimaru, Meryn MacDougall, Ryan Marchand, Mika Oskarson-Kindstrand, and Kate Patrick



Join Our Mailing List

Keep up to date on the latest production information, ticket offers, and more from Theatre of Yugen

Subscribe to the "NohNews" newsletter!

 

Support Us

Theatre of Yugen is a non-profit 501c3 that depends on support from individuals and the community.  Show your support today by giving a tax-deductible donation.  We appreciate your giving, celebrating the arts of Japanese and Western culture!