The bare ground forms the pit of the theatre, and a few raised bamboo stands supply the boxes for distinguished guests. The members of the orchestra sit in front of the stage. No
a court prima donna.
entrance fee is charged, as the play is freely given by some person who wishes to share his happiness or good fortune with his neighbours.
Early in the afternoon the people bring their mats, so asEarly in the afternoon the people bring their mats, so as