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Ninagawa’s ‘Cymbeline’

Ninagawa’s ‘Cymbeline’

‘Epic’ is the only word I can use to describe Yukio Ninagawa’s Cymbeline at the Barbican. The story, the cast, the set, the music… epic. In fact, since I saw the play last week, I’ve been searching for more words to use in order to write this post, but I’ve been struggling. Sitting right up … Continue reading

Upcoming Japanese theatre in London

Upcoming Japanese theatre in London

There are a number of interesting Japanese or Japanese-related productions coming up in theatres in London over the next couple of months. Here’s a sneak preview… 10th May: ‘KUGUTSU’ – An Evening Of Japanese Puppetry Little Angel Theatre, 14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, London, N1 2DN Website Direct from Japan to attend Mr Punch’s 350th … Continue reading

Theatre Review: The Bee

Theatre Review: The Bee

Just as I was about to write this review, just as I thought I had got my head around everything I saw in the theatre yesterday, I noticed one small fact I had failed to pick up on before. I had thought that the cast of The Bee at the Soho Theatre was entirely male. It … Continue reading

Halcyon Days

Halcyon Days, written and directed by Shoji Kokami, received mixed reviews. I went along to see it simply because it was by a Japanese writer, without really bothering to read much about the story. The programme didn’t give much away, but the names of the acts intrigued me as I waited to see the play. … Continue reading

Japan-related events in London

There are quite a few Japan-related events coming up in London and, whilst I will of course be writing about them after I attend, I thought it might be a good idea to mention a few in advance in case you want to go. From Sunday 4th – Sunday 18th September, a play called Halcyon … Continue reading