New 'Troilus and Cressida' looks like it's making history

Stage Jul 21, 2015

New 'Troilus and Cressida' looks like it's making history

by Nobuko Tanaka

Renowned as a problem play due to its tangled ambiguities and a storyline that cries out for a catharsis, "Troilus and Cressida" is among the most rarely staged of William Shakespeare's 37 plays. In Japan, other than Yukio Ninagawa's all-male 2012 production, whose spectacular and ...