You'll ENJOY the performance -- it's a Rube Goldberg kind of affair . A stream of water falls on a crown, causing it to topple onto a TNT plunger and blow up the whole theater!!
perform music or a play
a non-political speech
any public speech or talk given to a general audience. Authors doing a reading, dudes addressing a club, the graduation speaker at your graduation, are all doing 講演.
a genre of really un-hip music Japanese grandparents and hicks listen to - it's been called "the country western music of Japan", but it's much more. When you listen to Enka, or sing it in a karaoke bar, you can cry and express emotion.
講演 講義 セミナー 演説
芝居 劇 ショー 演劇