“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:Â 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.
“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,
$45.00 (advance purchase) and $50.00 (at the door).
(213) 217 5135
Purchase online here.
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.