restricted access   Volume 24, Number 1, Spring 2007

Table of Contents

From: Asian Theatre Journal

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From the Editors

pp. v-ix


Suehirogari (The Fan of Felicity)

pp. 1-18

Shimizu (Spring Water): Translating Shimizu for a Western Audience

pp. 19-33

Sakon Zaburō (Sakon Zaburō, the Hunter)

pp. 34-49

Chakagi Zatō (The Tea Sniffing Blind Men)

pp. 50-60

Mikazuki (Winnowing Love)

pp. 61-73

Oko Sako (Oko and Sako): Wawashii Woman in the Kyōgen Oka and Sako

pp. 74-86

Susugigawa (The Washing River): An Instant Classic

pp. 87-104

Ana (Hole): A Modern Kyōgen Play

pp. 105-123

Japannequins : A New Bilingual Kyōgen Based on the Traditional Kyōgen Roku Jizō ( Six Jizō)

pp. 124-143


Kyōgen in the Postwar Era

pp. 144-177


Trapping The Fox and the Trapper : Maruishi Yasushi's Challenging Debut

pp. 178-196

Tradition in Transition: The Shigeyama Chūzaburō Kyōgen Family Looks to the Future

pp. 197-210


Kyōgen in English: A Bibliography

pp. 211-234


Authenticity and Accessibility: Two Decades of Translating and Adapting Kyōgen Plays for English and Bilingual Student Performances

pp. 235-246

Theatre of Yugen's Direction of Kyōgen in English and Kyōgen Fusion Plays

pp. 247-261

Muromachi Musicals: Resetting Kyōgen in a Modern Medium

pp. 262-268

A Set of Kyōgen Adaptations: Henry Livings's Pongo Plays

pp. 269-277

Performance Reviews

The Drunkard's Revenge, and: Love's Labor (review)

pp. 278-284

The Kyōgen of Errors (review)

pp. 294-296

Media Review

In a Thicket (review)

pp. 287-290

Book Reviews

A Guide to the Japanese Stage: From Traditional to Cutting Edge (review)

pp. 291-293

Shakespeare in Japan (review)

pp. 293-297

Developing Zeami: The Noh Actor's Attunement in Practice (review)

pp. 297-299

Theatre of Yugen, 25 Years: A Retrospective (review)

pp. 299-301

Unspeakable Acts: The Avant-Garde Theatre of Terayama Shūji and Postwar Japan (review)

pp. 301-304

Between Tongues: Translation and/of/in Performance in Asia (review)

pp. 304-307

Color Insert

Color Insert Plates

pp. 1-2