Samurai performance in Little Tokyo – “Chanbara”

Samurai Stories

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“Chanbara” Samurai Stories – featuring exciting Japanese sword fighting – is now playing David Henry Hwang Theater in Little Tokyo (home of the East West Players).

Running until August 7th 2011, “Chanbara” Samurai Stories is a thrilling presentation of the basic forms of Japanese sword fighting, accompanied by live narration of the mythical stories, including historical background, context and explanation.

Stories include:  Kawanakajima, Honnoji, Chusingura and Bentenkozou.

Don”™t miss this rare and exciting opportunity to see the ancient art form of Japanese sword fighting in action.

This event is supported by the Japan Korea Society and Lost Kids – Kaze.

The show is written, directed and choreographed by Tomoyuki Nakajima.

Full costumes and props generously supplied by Edo Wonderland.

Music by Yu-ki Hara.

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“Chambara” Samurai Stories

David Henry Hwang Theater

in Little Tokyo

120 Judge John Aiso St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Runs until August 7th 2011

Monday to Saturday 8pm,

Sunday 2pm

Tickets:

$45.00 (advance purchase) and $50.00 (at the door).

Box Office:

(213) 217 5135

Purchase online here.


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Comments

  1. Hi do you know of any other kind of shows like this in l.a.? I just noticed it went through august but I’m wondering if there are other similar performances.