タグ:Shintaro Mori

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...

Mary Stuart 24 December 2019

Life and death Religion and politics Nobility, disgrace, and secret desire Will pride and beauty bring salvation, or ruin? A tale of two queens: Elizabeth I of England and Mary, Queen of Scots In 1586, the Queen of Scotland, Mary Stuart (played by Kyoko Hasegawa), was charged with plotting treason during her exile in England. After being imprisoned at Fotheringhay Castle in rural Northamptonshire, she was tried, found guilty, and executed the following year.Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth I of England (Sylvia Grab) — who Mary allegedly attempted to have murdered — remained at the Palace of Westminster by the River Thames...

The Silver Tassie 13 September 2018

  <Synopsis> The Silver Tassie is a lively anti-war tragicomedy, bursting with song, laughter, and tears, by Irish playwright Seán O’Casey.With what tone will the alarm bell sounded by O’Casey in the turbulent era surrounding the transition from World War I to World War II ring out in these confusing times? This play, written 90 years ago, with its solidity and sense of scale, will premiere in Japan thanks to Shintaro Mori, a director representing the Japanese world of theater, and actor Yuma Nakayama, working together for the first time.   <Story> Dublin, Ireland, amidst the First World War. With...