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Senior theater troupe Kanjuku-za's 12th show “Minori-no-hatake”

  • Organization : NPO Senior Theater Network
  • Section : In Tokyo
  • Type of Grant Program : Single
  • Art Forms : Theater


Senior theater troupe Kanjuku-za, whose members are all 60 or over, performs a play on the theme of agriculture. Junior high schooler Minori is upset by the discord between her parents. For summer vacation, she goes to stay on the farm where her uncle and grandmother live. What she finds there is a tomato field fallen into decay, and a grandmother suffering from dementia.

Performers: 32 members of senior theater group Kanjuku-za
Writer/director: Ema Kujira
Composer: Chikako Minagawa

Audio guides for people with visual impairment are provided to support the theater experience.


Ema Kujira
Playwright/director/actor/producer Ema Kujira was born in 1973. She started the senior theater troupe Kanjuku-za in 2006. In 2012 she founded NPO Senior Theater Network, which holds the biannual National Senior Theater Competition. She is also energetically engaged in activities promoting barrier-free theaters.


Ema Kujira
NPO Senior Theater Network
13 Arakicho HANT Yotsuya B1F, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0007
TEL: +81-(0)90-8083-6888
FAX: +81-(0)3-6300-0673
E-mail: kujiraema@krd.biglobe.ne.jp


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