Text: Elfriede Jelinek
Direction: Akio Miyazawa
Nobel Prize laureate Elfriede Jelinek’s “Kein Licht.” series drew widespread acclaim when it was staged at F/T last year. The latest text in this series of Fukushima/Tohoku-inspired plays will be tackled by Akio Miyazawa, known for his investigations into the relations between modern urbanity and theatre.
Using the medium of Noh theatre, “Prolog?” will create an environment for exploring what has happened (the past) and how we can narrate it (the present).
The cast comprises five versatile actresses who have been leading performers in Japanese fringe theatre since the late 1970s.
Festival/Tokyo Executive Committee
Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Toshima City,
Arts Council Tokyo / Tokyo Culture Creation Project Office / Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture),
Toshima Future Culture Foundation, NPO Arts Network Japan [NPO – ANJ]