Kabuki on Film: The 47 Ronin – “The Ichiriki Teahouse at Gion” – 8/12
Join alumni and friends on Sunday, August 12, as we study on film the Kabuki drama, “The Ichiriki Teahouse at Gion,” a famous act from “The 47 Ronin,” one of the most popular samurai revenge tales of all time! No need to have seen prior acts; this drama is a self-contained story.
Yuranosuke, the leader of the 47 Ronin, seems to be living a life of debauchery in Kyoto’s famous Gion pleasure quarter. Has he given up the vendetta to avenge his fallen lord?
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