タグ:Yutaka Kuramochi

【Canceled】Mrs. Osei Takes Action (Osei Dankou) 17 March 2022

These performances were canceled. For his fourth production at Setagaya Public Theatre, leading playwright and director Yutaka Kuramochi returns to present his latest work, Mrs. Osei Takes Action (Osei Dankou). This new play follows Kuramochi’s previous successful production at SePT, a 2017 performance of Mrs. Osei Makes an Entrance (Osei Tojou). The titular Mrs. Osei is a femme fatale who first appeared in the 1926 novella ”Osei Tojou” 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...

Mrs. Osei Takes Action (Osei Dankou) 17 March 2022

Photo by Takehiko Yamazoe   Setagaya Public Theatre (SePT) Presents the Long-Awaited Production of Mrs. Osei Takes Action (Osei Dankou) Dynamic director and playwright Yutaka Kuramochi creates a new tale featuring the titular Mrs. Osei, drawing on her origins in the seductive and labyrinthian world of novelist Edogawa Ranpo Mrs. Osei Takes Action was originally scheduled to premier in February and March of 2020. This was going to be the second collaboration between Setagaya Public Theatre and Yutaka Kuramochi, following his 2017 production of Mrs. Osei Makes an Entrance (Osei Tojou). However, two days before its premier, the entire run...