A community sports day is held in a fictional town in Aomori Prefecture. This work highlights the realities and the challenges of local communities in Japan.
Written and directed by: Momoji Yamada
Producer/dramaturg: Tatsuya Kawamura
“WHEY” is the layer of liquid that forms on top of yoghurt, which is removed from milk in the process of making cheese. This liquid is thrown out in large quantities every day as industrial waste. In fact it is very rich in nutrition, which has become recognized recently. Thier plays are about things that get discarded in the process of something else being made, like whey.
Komaba Agora Theater (Meguro City, Tokyo)