タグ:Mansai Nomura

SePT’s play-reading program Timon of Athens 16 October 2019

Setagaya Public Theatre is notable for holding reading performances of plays to explore the possibilities of staging new texts. For this reading performance, SePT will be presenting Timon of Athens, one of William Shakespeare’s most problematic plays. For this performance, leading Shakespeare scholar and translator, Shoichiro Kawai has prepared a specially adapted script, which SePT Artistic Director Mansai Nomura will be directing himself, opening new avenues for future stagings.   Story Timon ( performed by Mansai Nomura), a wealthy nobleman of Athens, loves to host sumptuous parties for his friends – aristocrats, poets, artists and senators. Timon ignores the warnings...

MANSAI:Kaitai-Shinsho No.30 Special Edition “5W1H” 15 June 2019

  To mark the 30th instalment of his performance-and-talk event series, “MANSAI: Kaitai-Shinsho” , Mansai Nomura, the Artistic Director of Setagaya Public Theatre (SePT), will collaborate with the leading Japanese media artist Daito Manabe. Manabe is known as the former of Rhizomatiks Research along with Motoi Ishibashi, and is renowned for their creative use of new technologies.  For each of the two-part performances of MANSAI: Kaitai-Shinsho from July 9–14, Mansai will also invite a variety of  guests to discuss their respective fields. In this special 30th event, Mansai and the Rhizomatiks Research team will perform a new piece titled “5W1H.”...

MANSAI:Kaitai-Shinsho No.29 26 April 2019

  ▼What is the Kaitai-Shinsho ?  In this series, Mansai Nomura, Artistic Director of Setagaya Public Theatre (SePT), invites a range of guests to join him in exploring the origins of various contemporary Japanese art forms by examining their constituent parts. Through this process they also aim to seek out new approaches to theatre creation. Each edition of  Kaitai-Shinsho features specialists from different fields discussing a chosen theme, and sometimes performing, as they and their host delve into the roots and essence of Japan’s stage arts. It is hoped these talk-and-perform-style events will be welcomed by audiences eager not just to see...