Kabuki performance at Nippon Kan Theatre

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Tokuda Family Collection

Performance of "Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura," or "Yoshitsune and the Thousand Cherry Trees," at Nippon Kan Theatre. Tamako Inouye on stage in kimono, at back right. Printed and pasted on back of photograph: "Kabuki was extremely popular in the mid-thirties. This is a scene from Sen Zakura (a thousand cherry blossoms), a play centered on Yoshitsune, a medieval warrior who defeated his arch enemy the Heike. No photo credit needed." Written on back of photograph: "Mom in back, dancer on rt - back pt of stage".

c. 1935


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Courtesy of the Tokuda Family Collection, Densho