タグ:Kei Tanaka

Over Summer Sands 20 August 2022

Photo by Shingo Wakagi Director Tamiya Kuriyama stages a modern take on Masataka Matsuda’s Yomiuri Prize winning script Over Summer Sands, a play that exudes a sense of inescapable sorrow and yearning Tamiya Kuriyama, one of the leading directors in the modern Japanese theatre world, is staging a new production of director and playwright Matsuda Masataka’s Over Summer Sands. This play takes place in Nagasaki, where Masataka was born and raised. It is one of the playwright’s most well-known works, and it received the 1999 Yomiuri Prize for Literature in the Drama category. Setagaya Public Theatre (SePT) has worked with...

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...