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“A Noh Christmas Carol”—Hypnotic, Haunting Holiday Treat, at Yugen, S.F.

“A Noh Christmas Carol”—Hypnotic, Haunting Holiday Treat, at Yugen, S.F.

Millennial Notes Nick Ishimaru Switches Up Our Dickens’ Lens by Carly Van Liere We’ve seen A Christmas Carol a million times. On big stages like ACT’s, in movies and theaters, on TV Christmas specials. We have all encountered Dickens’ Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet-to-Come . At Theatre of Yugen’s “A Noh Christmas Carol,”  we get the opportunity to engage with the story in a Japanese theatrical framework. Director Nick Ishimaru uses classical Noh and Kabuki techniques to bring…

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