LINKS – articles about Kenny, kyogen, etc

1) Nice writeup from Good Day Books in 2007 prior to an appearance by Kenny at the shop.

2) An American in Tokyo: Don Kenny and his English Kyogen

“Japan after the 1960s: the ends of the avant-garde.”

by Lisa Kuly     EnglishKyogen_Kuly-2     (17 page in-depth  document)

3) In 1989 The Japan Times published “The Kyogen Book,” a collection of 30 Kenny translations (and one original) and the first full anthology of kyogen in English since Shio Sakanishi’s “Japanese Folk Plays,” which was  first published in 1938.  Read Kenny’s intro to kyogen from his book here:   Intro to Kyogen Book by Don Kenny

the kyogen book


4) Short writeup and photos from 1980 performance by Kenny and Ogawa Kyogen Players   1980-08-29 tokyo weekender p 1

5) Spring 2013 article in Japanese from the magazine Tashinami – interview and color photos         Kenny Tashinami 

6) June 1984 interview in the English Journal  kenny English Journal 1984

7) Review by Jonah Salz  of Don Kenny’s A Kyogen Companion (used with permission of Jonah Salz)  Kyogen Companion review

8) 1993 Nikkei Weekly article about Kenny’s French kyogen activities  nikkei french kyogen article 1993

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