The No theater

Subtle and mysterious

An illustrious form of classical Japanese theatre, the nôrepresents, in an elliptical and allusive aesthetic, a poetic time, a subtle drama associating song and dance with a lyrical text. No nearly disappeared for the first time with the advent of the Meiji era, in 1868, when Japan opened its doors to the West and after the Second World War when the former island empire was occupied by the Americans.

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