タグ:Tamiya Kuriyama

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...

Even If There Are People Who Laugh at Her 16 September 2021

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...

Murderous Intent 16 October 2020

  A One-Woman Play Depicting the Tumultuous Life and Undying Love of a Burlesque DancerDon’t Miss the Shocking Ending that Cuts to the Heart of Human Nature! Murderous Intent: Striptease was published in 1950 by playwright Juro Miyoshi, who is known for his incisive depiction of both the depravity and bottomless vitality of humanity. In this play, a burlesque dancer narrates her shocking life story. Director Tamiya Kuriyama takes the helm of this provocative production. Kuriyama is one of Japan’s preeminent directors, and he was the recipient of last year’s Yomiuri Theater Award. He has a long history of directing...

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...