Celtic noh draws on two cultures' essence

Stage Jan 24, 2017

Celtic noh draws on two cultures' essence

by Ayako Takahashi

Noh is a uniquely Japanese form of musical drama that dates back to at least the 14th century. However, it took 600 years before this performing art surfaced in Western culture — notably with Irish poet William Butler Yeats' noh-inspired 1917 play "At the ...