タグ:Saki Takaoka

Venus in Fur 12 August 2022

Photo by Nobuyasu Yamazaki Director Marie Gonohe presents her first production at Theatre Tram Saki Takaoka and Junpei Mizobata take on challenging roles in a thrilling two-person play that depicts fundamental human desire   This August and September,Setagaya Public Theatre(SePT) presents the two-person play Venus in Fur at Theatre Tram. This piece is part of the Two-Person Plays at Tram series, which pairs up-and-coming directors with talented actors to stage two-person plays. Written by American playwright David Ives, Venus in Fur was inspired by the novel Venus in Furs by author Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, whose name is the origin of the...

Time to Love, Time to Die 17 September 2021

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...

The Elephant Man 28 December 2020

  A new production of a timeless classic: The Elephant Man, directed by Shintaro Mori in Fall 2020 It is the 1880s, in London after the industrial revolution. A young man named John Merrick was called “The Elephant Man” because of his enormous head and severely deformed body. One day, thanks to an encounter with the surgeon Frederick Treves, Merrick is able to live something like a normal life for the very first time. Until then, Merrick was put on display as a freak. But eventually he caught the attention of those who realized that he was an intelligent and...