U.S. Butoh Marathon curated by CAVE + Yoshito Ohno

October 27, 2007
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On Kazuo Ohno’s 101st Birthday!
Saturday, October 27
4:30 pm  U.S. Butoh Marathon
7:30 pm: Yoshito Ohno, followed by Kazuo Ohno 101 Birthday Party

Advance tickets for this performance are sold out, however additional tickets will become available on the day of the show. A waiting list to purchase a limited number of tickets will be made available one hour before showtime at the Box Office. You must be present to join the waiting list and purchase tickets (sorry, no phone reservations).

On October 27, Kazuo Ohno’s actual birthday, a Butoh Marathon explodes Japan Society, featuring performances from U.S.-based artists who have been influenced by butoh.

Participating choreographer/dancers hail from across the U.S., including Jeff Janisheski & Yanira Castro; Moeno Wakamatsu; Haruko Nishimura; Koichi & Hiroko Tamano; Juan Merchan; Shinichi Iova-Koga; and Ximena Garnica, curated by CAVE, the organizer of the 3rd NY Butoh Festival.  Headlining the evening is a haunting solo work Emptiness (Kuu) by Yoshito Ohno, the son of Kazuo Ohno. The evening culminates with a Birthday Party featuring improvised butoh performance and live music by renowned experimental percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani, free to Butoh Parade Main Event ticket holders.

Tickets: SOLD OUT

U.S. Butoh Marathon Tickets: $15/$12 Japan Society members.  This is a general admission event. 

Yoshito Ohno + U.S. Butoh Marathon Tickets:
$35/30 Japan Society members. Includes admission to Birthday Party:
Birthday Party free with ticket stub from any Butoh Parade Main Event.

  • Saturday, October 27, 2007
  • 4:30 pm