Kimura's crazed 'Macbeth' for today

Stage Jan 24, 2017

Kimura's crazed 'Macbeth' for today

by Nobuko Tanaka

"When I was studying English literature at the University of Tokyo, even though I had no theater experience at all, I got the chance to direct 'Macbeth,' " 33-year-old Ryunosuke Kimura explained when we met recently at a rehearsal studio in downtown Tokyo. "To start ...

Young dramatists mark the Bard's anniversary in style

Stage Apr 26, 2016

Young dramatists mark the Bard's anniversary in style

by Mika Eglinton

Hot on the heels of Hideki Noda's radical adaptation of "Richard III" being staged by Singaporean director Ong Ken Seng at Shizuoka Performing Arts Center from April 29 to May 1, another intriguing transformation of Shakespeare's Machiavellian king will follow at Theatre Fuusikaden in ...