SePT’s play-reading program:
Excerpts from “Hamlet”
26 January 2022
Mansai Nomura has lead Setagaya Public Theatre (SePT) as its Artistic Director for 20 years. Mansai has placed an emphasis on work that blends modern and classical theatre, including in his own productions of numerous works by Shakespeare. For this performance, Mansai presents a new entry in the SePT Play-Reading Programme featuring excerpts from Hamlet, one of the great works of classical theatre that also became a turning point for Mansai himself. Mansai Nomura began his tenure as Artistic Director of SePT in 2002, and he will retire from that role at the end of March 2022. In February,...
Time to Love, Time to Die 17 September 2021 Performance Information
Promotional desiner by Kazuaki Akizawa / Photo by Tomoaki Makino A new play from Germany depicting desperate love and life under socialism Translated and directed by Yuna Koyama Featuring a talented cast including Kenji Urai, Oshiro Maeda, Natsumi Okamoto, and Saki Takaoka Performing at Setagaya Public Theatre (SePT) and on tour in Nagoya and Hyogo! SePT is proud to present the Time to Love, Time to Die (original title:ZEIT ZU LIEBEN ZEIT ZU STERBEN) , a tale about young people in love, set during an era when it seemed as if East Germany’s socialist government would last forever. This play...