Kyogen Demonstration and Workshop with members of the Yamamoto Tojiro Kyogen Company

Members of the Yamamoto Tojiro Kyōgen Company will perform kyōgen, the traditional comic theater of Japan.  The Yamamoto Kyōgen Company carries on the ancient tradition of performance for samurai clans established by the Tokugawa Shogun.  The current head has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun with Gold and Silver Rays by the Emperor of Japan (2012) and designated as an Intangible Cultural Asset. 

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Time: 11:15 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

Location: Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center

Admission to their performance is free, but advance registration is required. Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link.

For more information about this event, contact Patricia Welch at or 516-463-6453


In collaboration with the Honors College’s Peter A. Teleha Memorial Fund, Asian Studies Program, Hofstra University Honors College, and the Department of Comparative Literature, Languages and Linguistics.



Tuesday, November 12, 2019



Fortunoff Theater
Monroe Lecture Center
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549


Hofstra Cultural Center

Phone: 516-463-5669
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