Noh Stage - Kagami no ma 鏡の間

Kagami no ma 鏡の間 mirror room: the area just beyond the maku (curtain) where the performers gather before the play. The main actor puts on his mask in front of the mirror. The bridgeway boards extend well into the mirror room.

 

Noh Stage - Kagami no ma 鏡の間

The shite is dressed in the mirror room prior to going on stage. In this photo, Izumi Yoshio plays the title character in the piece Yamanba at Otsuki Nôgakudō, Osaka.

Noh stage diagram - mirror room
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