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Geigeki Selection

As well as performances showcasing young directors, this series of events will feature workshops and a variety of performing arts productions. This year’s program includes a revival of Hideki Noda’s Tinkerbell in Shoji Land, and a performance of Shuji Terayama’s masterpiece Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets staged by up-and-coming director Takahiro Fujita, to mark the 80th anniversary of the playwright’s birth. In addition, there will be a guest performance directed by Silviu Purcarete of Romania’s Radu Stanca National Theatre, and dance workshops in which the public can participate.


Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre

Events Information

Centennial anniversary of the birth of Kantor - Kantor and 20th-century theater

A leading figure of the 20th century, Polish director Tadeusz Kantor made a worldwide impact. The body of work that Kantor created as an “answer to reality” in that century, which has been called an “era of war and revolution,” turned our attention not only to the pleasures of art but also to new ways of thinking as we stood at the threshold of the 21st century.
To mark the 100th anniversary of Tadeusz Kantor’s birth, we will reconsider this artist from various perspectives through videos of his works, drawings in his own hand, an homage to Kantor by Kuro Tanino, lectures, symposia and more.

Street Artist Academy

The goal of the Street Artist Academy is to create street performers who will delight passers-by and transform the atmosphere of each district. In addition, it aims to support performers who want to take their performance skills to a new level.
With a view to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics Games and beyond, Tokyo Metropolitan Government has drafted the Tokyo Branding Strategy, in order to establish the “Tokyo brand.” Now that the eyes of the world are upon us, there is a growing need to create art that breaks out of the confines of the theater and uses the metropolis itself as a stage, as people pass by. Street artists add an artistic dimension to our cityscapes and can bring joy and excitement to people visiting a district more easily than any other art form.
We look forward to welcoming all artists who want to thrill audiences on the stage of our metropolitan streets.

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