日毎の一覧: 2008-05-08

信州大勝館観賞 Seeing the Taisho-Kan show


大勝館踊りDancing

A couple of months ago, Togura Kamiyamada Onsen’s last strip joint threw in the towel (?) and quit business. In its place, Taisho-Kan opened up, bringing bringing performance groups from Tokyo’s Asakusa district to do geisha-inspired drag shows. I have to be honest here, I’m not sure if watching guys dressed as girls appeals to me more than girls undressing so I’ve been hesitant to go. However, I have been put in charge of making a pamphlet on our town’s geisha tradition, including Taisho-Kan, so today I went for, err, research purposes.
The show consists of 3 acts, the 1st was solo and group dancing, the 2nd was a yakuza-geisha play, the 3rd was like the 1st but with more emphasis on individual talents...

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