Lecture past event

HIROBA An Evening of Rakugo with Katsura Zakoba

January 21, 2004
HIROBA An Evening of Rakugo with Katsura Zakoba

Katsura Zakoba is one of the most renowned rakugo (the traditional Japanese art of comic storytelling) masters today. An award-winning storyteller with 40 years of experience, master Zakoba is also known as an accomplished actor in both theater and film, including, most recently, a role in Nagisa Oshima’s Gohatto (Taboo). In this rare U.S. appearance, he performs his favorite pieces and some improvisations.


In Japanese. Followed by a reception.


Tickets: $10; Japan Society members & seniors $8; students $5.

  • January 21, 2004
  • 6:30 pm