タグ:Yuhi Ozora

Mercury Fur 4 November 2021

Photo by Mitsunori Shitara   Setagaya Public Theatre (SePT) presents playwright Philip Ridley’s shocking portrayal of two brothers who long for life and love! Don’t miss this eagerly anticipated revival, now featuring a new cast! Mercury Fur is a play that was written in 2005 by British playwright Philip Ridley. Its Japanese premier was in 2015, in a production directed by Akira Shirai at Theatre Tram. So far, Shirai has directed five plays by Ridley for SePT. All of these productions received critical acclaim for their innovative use of theatrical space and astonishing direction. It is no exaggeration to say...

【Canceled】Osei Danko 13 February 2019

These performances were canceled. For his fourth production at Setagaya Public Theatre, leading playwright and director Yutaka Kuramochi returns to present his latest work, Osei Danko. This new play follows Kuramochi’s previous successful production at SePT, a 2017 performance of Osei Tojo. The titular Mrs. Osei is a femme fatale who first appeared in the 1926 novella ”Osei Tojo” by Edogawa Ranpo (1894-1965), one of the masters of Japanese mystery fiction.In that previous play, Kuramochi brilliantly blended eight of Ranpo’s short novels featuring the beguiling Mrs. Osei into an original dramatic text. This time, he has written an entirely new...