Reena's Nerdy News: Star Wars as Kabuki Theater

George Lucas' original Star Wars trilogy was inspired in part by Japanese samurai movies. Now things are coming full circle with a Japanese kabuki play based on the latest Star Wars trilogy.

A new play called 'Rennosuke and the Three Light Sabers' had been performed, starring famous kabuki actor Ichikawa Ebizo XI as Kylo Ren. You can check it out on YouTube or below, I have the video start when the actual performance starts because there is an introduction that is completely in Japanese.

Ichikawa promises “It will be a show that both Star Wars fans and kabuki fans will enjoy.”This is also a good way for Star Wars fans to get excited about the next installment of movies coming out this month "Star Wars: Rise Of Skywalker"  

 
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