Funa Benkei 船弁慶. Transliterated and Translated by Royall Tyler.

In 1981-82 the Drama Department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison invited the Kita school Noh actor Matsui Akira to mount a student production of Funa Benkei. Mr. Matsui brought the appropriate costumes, masks, and props with him, as well as a recording of the music. The production was as authentic as possible.

This English script was prepared for the production by Royall Tyler. The pages are to be read FROM RIGHT TO LEFT.

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