Playwright imprint focuses on newer jazz acts

Apr 18, 2013

Playwright imprint focuses on newer jazz acts

by Sean Smith

At a time when stories about declining music sales are frequent and major labels aren’t investing in new talent, hearing about an indie label like Playwright is music to the ears. The young jazz label’s first release came out in October, and in the ...

Redefining conventions of the play

Feb 21, 2013

Redefining conventions of the play

by Nobuko Tanaka

Without doubt, Takahiro Fujita is the most prominent newcomer in the world of Japanese contemporary theater. To a considerable extent that’s because the 27-year-old playwright/director has an unusual trademark style — to create works that often have the same lyrical phrases and series of ...