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,...
Even If There Are People Who Laugh at Her 16 September 2021 Performance Information
Setagaya Public Theatre (SePT) is proud to present a dynamic collaboration between director Tamiya Kuriyama and the brilliant up-and-coming playwright Misaki Setoyama! Diverse and talented casts bring two eras to life onstage in a play that explores themes of truth and justice, both in the present day and also in the tumultuous time of the 1960s ANPO protests. Tamiya Kuriyama is one of the most significant directors in the world of modern Japanese theatre. Misaki Setoyama is an up-and-coming playwright known for her brilliant and prolific work in recent years. Now, SePT is proud to present a new work...