Performance information

"Molly Sweeney"

Performance period
September 2011, 06 (Friday) -October 10, 2011 (Sunday)
Theatre tram
Ticket pre-sale start date
General : From Saturday, March 2011, 04
Pre-registration for Tomonokai members: From Sunday, September 2011, 04
Advance reservation for Setagaya Arts Card members: From Friday, October 2011, 04
Flyer image
image/Kazuyuki Aishima/Kaho Minami/Kensaku Kobayashi
image/Photographed by Jun Ishikawa

At the Setagaya Public Theater, a series of re-readings of excellent foreign plays in the intimate space of the Theater Tram will be held as a development of the young directors I met through the "Reading Japanese: Performances in a drama reading format" that started in 2008. decided to launch.

As the first step, Kenichi Tani, who received high acclaim for his careful reading of the play and the creation of an appropriate stage space, will direct Yukio Mishima's "Tropical Tree" in 2010's "Reading Japanese Part 3". welcome.
As for the work, Tani will take up Brian Friel's "Molly Sweeney," which was translated by Tani himself.
This work by Irish contemporary playwright Brian Friel premiered in London in 1994 and was also staged on Broadway in 96, winning the New York Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Play. , is highly rated.
Kaho Minami, Kensaku Kobayashi, and Kazuyuki Aijima will perform a rich story about Molly Sweeney, a woman who has lived in a blind world for 40 years.
Please enjoy it at the theater!

The post-talk performers have been decided.
Kaho Minami's appearance will be added on 6/13 (Monday)!

June 6th (Monday) after the performance at 13:19 Performers: Kenichi Tani / Kaho Minami / Kensaku Kobayashi / Kazuyuki Aijima
June 6th (Wednesday) After the performance at 15:19 Performers: Kaho Minami / Kensaku Kobayashi / Kazuyuki Aijima
June 6th (Thursday) after 16:19 Performers: Keishi Nagatsuka / Kenichi Tani / Kensaku Kobayashi
To enjoy "Molly Sweeney" more deeply...
●Kenichi Tani, who is in charge of translating and directing the creative process, will regularly send you updates.
For details, Click here for the guidelines.から
- Directed by Kenichi Tani at Geki PiaMolly Sweeney BlogIt began.
●Interview article with Kaho MinamiClick here for the guidelines.から
*Theater tour will be held on June 6th (Sun)!Detail isClick here for the guidelines.から

Written by Brian Friel
[Translation/Direction] Kenichi Tani (DULL-COLORED POP)
[Art] Yura Amagawa
[Lighting] Shigeo Saito
[Costume] Fumiko Maeda
[Sound] Yasumasa Ogasawara 
[Assistant Director] Norihiko Suzuki
[Technical Director] Akihito Kumagai

[Production Manager] Yasutaka Katsu
[Stage Director Assistant] Yoshiko Haraguchi/Yuka Kaminaga
[Lighting operation] Yusuke Yokohara/Eimi Sato
[Sound Operation] Fumihiko Abe
[Costume Department] Kaoru Nakano [Costume Production] Atsuko Uzawa
[Production Manager Assistant] Mitsuharu Kimura
[Engineering Department Trainee] Mana Kawasaki
[Production of props] Murakami Stage Organization Co., Ltd. / Termic Co., Ltd.
          Art Studio Takuto Co., Ltd. / Toko Co., Ltd. /
          Toshiaki Mizumori (SePT Stage Design) 
[Costume Cooperation] Tokyo Costume Co., Ltd. (Emiko Morita)
[Violin performance] Makiko Kitamura [Violin music cooperation] Yasuteru Yamamoto
[Advertising Art] SUN-AD (Yasuyuki Ikeda/Taika Seko/Yoko Katano/Takeki Utsui)
[Promotion photo] Isamu Uehara (SUN-AD)
[Advertising costumes] Ayako Nakai (Kaho Minami) / Reiko Matsumura (Kazuyuki Aijima, Kensaku Kobayashi)
[Advertising hair and makeup] Masaki Kurata (Kaho Minami) Kumiko Sato (Kazuyuki Aijima, Kensaku Kobayashi)
[Costumes] Camisole (Penny Black / Sanki Shoji Co., Ltd.)

[Legal Advisor] Kensaku Fukui
[Performance rights coordination] Naylor Hara International

[Producer] Chieko Hosaka
[Production] Riki Sugawara [Production Manager] Fumiko Kitazawa
[Voting ticket] Hiroshi Onozuka/Mai Sugaya
[PR] Keiko Miyamura/Aya Wakui/Mitsuyo Takei
[Sales] Chieko Tsuruoka/Eri Yoshikane

[Cooperation] Yoshimoto Creative Agency Co., Ltd.
      Fujiga Office Co., Ltd.
      Grat Co., Ltd.
      Theater Creation Co., Ltd.
      Gorch Brothers Limited
      University of Tsukuba Special Visual Support School
      Social Welfare Corporation Japan Federation of the Blind
      Andrew Fitzsimons, Ph.D
      Haruko Miyasaka/Hirohisa Kubono/Haruko Shirato/Chibi Chao


[Cast] Kaho Minami/Kensaku Kobayashi/Kazuyuki Aijima

Performance schedule

July 2011

Day Month Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
* The performance time is scheduled to be about 2 hours 25-30 minutes (with intermission).
*Same-day tickets are sold at the theater tram lobby from 60 minutes before the performance.

★ = preview
◎=There is a post-talk

*Preschool children are not allowed to enter.After the performance, we may not be able to guide you to your original seat.note that.


All seats specified
General 5,000 yen

★ = Preview 4,000 yen (no discounts)

2,500 yen for high school students and younger (Available only at the Setagaya Public Theater Ticket Center, proof of age required)

U24 2,500 yen (pre-registration required at the Setagaya Public Theater Ticket Center, age verification required at registration, online only, limited number)

Tomonokai member discount 4,500 yen

Setagaya Arts Card member discount 4,700 yen

Ticket handling

Setagaya Public Theatre Ticket Centre 03-5432-1515
Computer (pre-registration required. Available 24 hours a day)
Click here for ticket purchase and reservation

Mobile phone:

Click here for member registration and membership application
(Under 24)
(Pre-registration required at the Setagaya Public Theater Ticket Center, age verification required at registration, online only, limited number)
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Lawson Ticket 0570-000-407 (operator)
0570-084-003 (L code: 37307)
0120-240-540 * Toll free (Reception hours: 10:18 to XNUMX:XNUMX on weekdays)
The Setagaya Ward Resident Discount is only available for advance purchase at the Setagaya Public Theater Ticket Center (Tel & storefront).If you live in Setagaya Ward, you can now purchase the Setagaya Ward Discount online by applying for the Setagaya Arts Card in advance. For details on the Setagaya Arts Card

Theater support

Wheelchair space

Both the Setagaya Public Theater and Theater Tram have spaces for wheelchair users.Due to the limited number of seats available, reservations are required.

[Fee]: 10% discount on applicable area ticket fee [Up to 1 attendant is free]
【application】: 03-5432-1515 Theater Ticket Center

We accept applications until 19:XNUMX on the day before the desired date, but will close as soon as the capacity is reached.Please make your reservation as soon as possible.Also, if you are going to watch the performance in your seat, we will guide you smoothly to your seat, so please contact the theater in advance.

Childcare service

Childcare services are basically available for performances that sell advance admission tickets at the Setagaya Public Theater and Theater Tram.

[Fee]: 2,000 yen (per person)
【Subjects】: Over 6 months old and under 9 years old
【application】:03-5432-1526 Setagaya Public Theater

Reservations are accepted until noon three days before the desired date of use, but will be closed as soon as the capacity is reached.Please make your reservation as soon as possible.In addition, please consult about children with disabilities.

Consignment: Kids Room Tinker Bell Sancha

Contact Us

Setagaya Public Theater Ticket Center 03-5432-1515

Setagaya Arts Foundation
[Planning and production]
Setagaya Public Theatre
Toyota Motor Corporation/Bloomberg
Tokyu Corporation/Tokyu Hotels/Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu
Setagaya Ward/Embassy of Ireland
Fiscal 23 Agency for Cultural Affairs Creative transmission project from excellent theaters and music halls
This performance license has been obtained through The Agency (London) Ltd, 24 Pottery Lane, London W11 4LZ,