Life's the star in new 'Constellations'

Stage Nov 26, 2014

Life's the star in new 'Constellations'

by Mika Eglinton and Andrew Eglinton

As the third play in its series titled Drama for Two — The Power of Dialogue, the New National Theatre, Tokyo, is set to stage acclaimed English playwright Nick Payne's two-hander quantum love story "Constellations" for a three-week run from Dec. 3. On a recent ...

Director Ogawa sublimely cracks Mamet's code

Stage Nov 20, 2013

Director Ogawa sublimely cracks Mamet's code

by Nobuko Tanaka

First impressions can, of course, be deceiving, but mine of 65-year-old David Mamet's play "The Cryptogram," whose world premiere was at the Ambassadors Theatre in London in 1994, was simply how unhelpful and knotty a work it was. In light of its title, perhaps that ...