'Tell Me' lays bare one woman's quest

Stage May 24, 2016

'Tell Me' lays bare one woman's quest

by Nobuko Tanaka

The first thing Yojiro Ichikawa said when we sat down for our recent interview in a Tokyo rehearsal studio was, "Shall I speak in English?" For the director of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical "Tell Me on a Sunday," which has its Japan premiere next ...

Chasing a Phantom of success

Stage Mar 26, 2014

Chasing a Phantom of success

by Natsume Date

Based on "Le Fantôme de l'Opéra," a 1911 novel by the French author of detective fiction, Gaston Leroux, and transformed into a musical composed, co-written and produced by Englishman Andrew Lloyd Webber (now Baron Lloyd-Webber), "The Phantom of the Opera" was first produced in ...