Japanese actor Jinpachi Nezu dies at 69

Dec 30, 2016

Japanese actor Jinpachi Nezu dies at 69

Actor Jinpachi Nezu, known for his so-called nihilistic acting style, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Tokyo on Thursday. He was 69. Nezu, whose real name is Toru Nezu, often played silent, stoic roles. After making his breakthrough in a theater group led ...

Dramatist brings citizens of all ages together

May 2, 2015

Dramatist brings citizens of all ages together

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Public theaters across the country are holding significantly more community productions and workshops aimed at local residents who are looking to get involved in performance art. Undoubtedly that’s in part thanks to the pioneering work of the nation’s leading dramatist on the world stage, ...

'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

Jan 2, 2013

'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'

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Mr. Antonini, who lived in the house next to ours in Brooklyn, had a rejoinder for all life’s ailments. “You think you got problems?” he’d say with a querulous edge to his voice. “Wait till you get to my age, and I’ll show you ...