TRADITIONAL JAPANESE PUPPETRY: Live Performance and Film Screening
Bunraku Bay Puppet Theater, the only troupe in the U.S. that performs the traditional Japanese puppetry, will present an evening of puppet theater on stage and a screening of the short film “Kaiju Bunraku” (14 minutes), one of the films selected for the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, which features the artistry of Bunraku Bay.
Free and open to the public, the performance will begin at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, in O’Donnell Hall of the Whitlock Building. It will feature five pieces of traditional Japanese puppetry suitable for all ages, kindergarten and up, followed by a screening of “Kaiju Bunraku” and a Q&A, including an opportunity for audience members to see the puppets close up.
Sponsored by EKU Asian Studies, which offers a minor (18 credits) and a certificate (12 credits). For more information, contact Dr. Minh Nguyen, director of Asian studies, at email@example.com.
Event Date: March 28 7 p.m. Location: O’Donnell Hall, Whitlock Building Cost: Free