Shakespeare Meets Kabuki: Scene Introduction | Japanese Culture

In this segment Shozo Sato explains why he created “American Kabuki” to help Americans understand and appreciate this art form and why he chose to use Shakespeare to introduce Western audiences to Kabuki theater. He also introduces the scene from Macbeth that two actors will perform.

This resource is part of the Japanese Culture collection.

Classroom activities and discussion questions available on PBS LearningMedia.

Visit PBS LearningMedia Resource

See more resources for:


See more resources about:

K-12English Language Arts and LiteracyThe Arts