タグ:Kana Kurashina

【Canceled】Osei Danko 13 February 2019

These performances were canceled. For his fourth production at Setagaya Public Theatre, leading playwright and director Yutaka Kuramochi returns to present his latest work, Osei Danko. This new play follows Kuramochi’s previous successful production at SePT, a 2017 performance of Osei Tojo. The titular Mrs. Osei is a femme fatale who first appeared in the 1926 novella ”Osei Tojo” by Edogawa Ranpo (1894-1965), one of the masters of Japanese mystery fiction.In that previous play, Kuramochi brilliantly blended eight of Ranpo’s short novels featuring the beguiling Mrs. Osei into an original dramatic text. This time, he has written an entirely new...

Setagaya Public Theatre × Pasona Group Inc. CHIMERICA 3 December 2018

  With a title that combines the words “China” and “America,” 2013’s multi award-winning play “Chimerica” will have its Japan premiere at SEPT with Tamiya Kuriyama directing.   Following its world premiere at the Almeida Theatre in London in May 2013, this smash-hit, socially aware work by the now 34-year-old English playwright Lucy Kirkwood soon transferred to the West End and went on to scoop five Laurence Olivier Awards in 2014 — for Best New Play, Best Director (Lyndsey Turner), Best Lighting, Best Sound and Best Set Design.Despite its light and often humorous dialogue-based style, “Chimerica” is  based on events...