Kabuki Film Screening: “Woman’s ‘Wait a Moment!'” – San Mateo, 11/6

The San Mateo Kabuki Club (Kabuki Kai) is screening the comic Kabuki play, “Woman’s ‘Wait a Moment!'” (Onna Shibaraku)

this Sunday, November 6, at 1:30pm. The play is a parody of the classic Kabuki play, “Wait a Moment!” (Shibaraku), in which a woman takes over the larger-than-life, macho role of the leading man. (synopsis)The video will be shown in Japanese, with an introduction and synopsis provided in English. Location is the San Mateo Japanese American Community Center, 415 S. Claremont Street, San Mateo, CA (near the San Mateo Caltrain station). For more information, please contact Mika (650) 341-6849 (Japanese) or Yoko (650) 341-5872 (English).


The San Mateo Kabuki Kai is unique in the U.S. (and perhaps the world) in its sheer dedication to Kabuki, having screened a Kabuki video once a month for over a decade. The group screens a Kabuki performance the first Sunday of every month at 1:30pm at the San Mateo Japanese American Community Center. To receive announcements of upcoming screenings, subscribe to the Kabuki mailing list at http://www.jetaanc.org/kabuki