Meet Japan’s Mystical Folktale Creatures & Ghosts through Theater Performance

October 31, 2010
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A child-friendly theatrical performance by Theater Arts Japan-KIDS- introduces children to mystical creatures of Japan such as oni, kappa and tengu, as well as popular yokai characters that appear in Japanese folktales. Participants will hear Japanese folktales featuring ghosts and otherworldly creatures, accompanied by song and dance. Afterward they will create their own masks of the folktale characters featured in the stories.

Participants are welcome to show up in their own creative Halloween costumes!

Recommended for children ages 3-10 and their accompanying adults.
Space is limited. Advance ticket purchase is strongly advised.

$20 per family (up to 5 people)/$10 per family, including at least one Japan Society member.

Order tickets by calling the Japan Society box office, Mon-Fri 11 am to 6 pm, (212) 715-1258. A $3 service charge is added to all orders.

Member ID number required for member ticket purchase. No refunds or exchanges.
Programs subject to change. For more information, call (212) 715-1275.

  • Sunday, October 31, 2010
  • 2:00 pm