in association with Signife and Woken'Glacier theatre company
JAPANESE and WAR
New York, NY-- Theatre Arts Japan is proud to announce the New York premiere of four staged readings by four leading Japanese playwrights of today.
Sixty years after the close of the 2nd World War, Japan's memory of it grows dim, yet the shadow of World War II still hangs over the country, leaving a fear unfounded against other races.
Japanese and War brings us back to a place in history whose effect persists though we try to forget.
Theatre Arts Japan was founded to introduce modern Japanese theatre, culture and points of view to American audiences by translating and producing Japanese plays in the United States. Our goal is for these modern Japanese plays to break into the culture of America, hopefully not only to be seen as Japanese theatre, but as theatre in itself.
September 12th (8pm) and 13th* (8pm)
Written by Kobo Abe
Directed by Jun Kim
September 19th (8pm) and 20th* (8pm)
Written by Hideo Tsuchida
Directed by Michael Billingsley
*There will be TALK BACK & DISCUSSION
after the readings on 13th, 20th, 24th, & 25th.
September 24th* (5pm)
"Citizen of Seoul"
Written by Oriza Hirata
Directed by Catherine Miller
September 24th* (8pm) and 25th* (3pm)
Written by Rick Foster
Directed by Yukako Yamazoe
September 12th / 13th & 19th / 20th (Mon/Tue)
September 24th / 25th (Sat/Sun)
Theater: American Theatre Of Actors
Address: 314 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
Cost:Free (Suggested dornation $5)
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