Mark Rylance, the 41-year-old artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London, has been in Tokyo with his company's triumphant production of "King Lear," which closes today at the Tokyo Globe.

Rylance found time in his busy schedule to talk about the Globes, "Shake-Speare," his love of kabuki . . . and love hotels.

What is your impression of the Globe Theater in Tokyo?