King of Kimono Comedy – Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo World Tour with HYPER JAPAN 2021
Sun 08 Aug 2021 11:00 - 12:00
Book Before 17:00 Fri 06 Aug 2021
Fee: Free | Platform: Zoom Webinar
Rakugo is a 400-year-old tradition of comic storytelling in Japan. The stories have been passed down from master to apprentice aurally through the centuries.
In 2008, Canadian native Katsura Sunshine – 桂三輝 – became the 15th apprentice to the great Rakugo Master Katsura Bunshi VI, from whom he recieved the name Katsura Sunshine. Sunshine was the first ever Western Rakugo-ka in the Kamigata tradition ( Osaka area) and only the second in Japanese history, after his predecessor Kairakutei Brakku a hundred years before.
Sunshine has toured over 5 continents performing in 3 different languages (Japanese, English & French). He made his London West End debut and New York Off-Broadway debut in 2017 for 3 weeks run in both cities. Currently he is digitally world touring from Sunshine Studios in Tokyo.
Join this live performance of Katsura Sunshine’s Rakugo Digital World Tour stopover in London with HYPER JAPAN 2021– perfect comic theatre for you to enjoy with your family and friends from the comfort of your home!
Type: Free Live Rakugo Performance (40min) from Tokyo followed by Q&A session (20min)
Date: 8th August 2021
Time: 11:00am -12:00pm
Performer: Katsura Sunshine 桂三輝 ( click name for his own website)
Platform: Zoom/Webinar with Live Streaming on YouTube
Register your place now for your chance to submit your questions to Katsura Sunshine.
Note : Recording is Strictly Prohibited for this event which will NOT be archived.
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