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MagicKabukiDrop.com shares extensive information on all aspects of the Kabuki Drop, a stagecraft technique and a release system that drops an open suspended curtain to the floor for a dramatic reveal.

If you are a theatrical stage practitioner (on or off stage), a Kabuki Drop can be used to add a dramatic wow-moment to your show or act. It is also a great device for product reveals for corporate events.


The website was created to share information on special theatre effects for use in theatrical productions, plays, musicals, shows and special events.

Enjoy your visit and feel free to leave a comment!

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