News category: Theatre & Film

1 June 2012

Bokutachi Watashitachi's production of 'Tainai' ('In the Womb') in Sheffield, 24-26 June 2012

Who are the Japanese of today? Members of the National Student Drama Festival went on a search for a hint to answer this big question, motivated also by the tsunami and nuclear disaster of last year. Can we also approach the essence of man’s nature? Looking into the literature of the period around the Second World War, we found our play Tainai (‘In the Womb’) written in 1949 by Juro Miyoshi

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10 April 2012

'Coriolanus': A Talk by Globe to Globe Festival Director Tom Bird

At any one time, somewhere around the globe, a Shakespeare play is being performed. Recognising that Shakespeare is not just a poet and playwright for London or the UK but for the entire world Tom Bird, Festival Director of Globe to Globe, has been on a whistle-stop tour of the world in search of Shakespeare.

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8 December 2011

Shakespeare's Globe to Stage Coriolanus in Japanese, May 2012

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to be supporting Shakespeare’s Globe’s staging of Coriolanus, in Japanese, by Chiten, a 15-member theatre company from Kyoto on 21 and 22 May 2012 as part of the six-week Globe to Globe  Shakespeare Festival.

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