Kiyohime Mandara

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Master puppeteer Hoichi Okamoto leads the audience into a world of dreams and fantasies in this stunning Butoh-style play. In Okamotošs exquisite treatment of this classic folk tale ­ one of Japanšs most famous traditional stories ­ the puppeteer enacts a beautifully mysterious dance of obsession, love, and revenge using life-sized puppets and masks.