Japanese Contemporary Theatre Magazine Launch and Panel Discussion

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May 16, 2019
May 16, 2019

The Cast of KEREN. Photo by Shin Kurokawa

Thursday, May 16
Segal Theatre
4:00pm Panel

FREE + Open to public. First come, first served

American Theatre Magazine’s latest special edition focuses on the Japanese theatre scene today. Join guest editor/curator, Cindy Sibilsky and an esteemed array of panelists including Yoko Shioya (Japan Society), Kumiko Yoshii (Gorgeous Entertainment), Professor Kyoko Iwaki (Waseda University) and others, moderated & hosted by Frank Hentschker. The lively discussion (with photos and video) will explore current trends in Japanese contemporary theatre in Japan and abroad, including: Anime & Manga onstage, non-human entities such as robots and ghosts post-Fukushima, upcoming events, future predictions and more.

Link to American Theatre Magazine Special Edition on Japanese Theatre: https://www.americantheatre.org/category/special-section/theatre-in-japan/


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