The Theatre of Yugen has been based in San Francisco for 38 years.. It is an award winning company known and acclaimed nationally and internationally. Through classical and contemporary performances , the company strives to project the aesthetic quality of yugen – a mysterious elegance – to give the work a distinctive style and provide a unique experience for the audience.. They will present “T he Owl and the Mountain Priest” and “Busu (Sweet Poison))”. “The Owl and the Mountain Priest”” features a Yamabushi,, a Mountain Priest,, who is summoned to help an ailing young man.. It seems he has been possessed by the spirit of an owl!! Though the Yamabus hi tries his best to pray the evil away , the problem only intensifies!! “Busu” finds two wily servants left alone to watch over their Master’s house.. They have been given explicit instructions to guard busu, a barrel of deadly poison so powerful that one could be killed just by the breeze that blows from its direction.. Of course, their curiosity gets the better of them and wacky high jinks ensue.