Dairakudakan Temptenshiki – “Crime and Punishment”
International pioneers of contemporary butoh, Dairakudakan Temptenshiki perform their newest production at the Playhouse of New National Theatre, Tokyo. As the second part of the Butoh Today program, “Crime and Punishment” explores the cycle of crime and punishment from birth to death as the fate of humankind. In the early 1980s, Dairakudakan Temptenshiki was the first butoh company to perform overseas in France and America, spreading their dynamic and humorous style incorporating long-forgotten gestures and hand movements in their spectacular performances. With choreography and artistic direction by the company’s director Akaji Maro.
More info and tickets at www.nntt.jac.go.jp/english/productions/detail_009686.html