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  • Organization : The theater company NUTS!
  • Section : Artistic and creative activity in Tokyo
  • Type of Grant Program : Single
  • Art Forms : Theater


The theater company NUTS! presented this production as a more realistic style of immersive theater, seeking a higher level of emotional expression going beyond the framework of theater. By removing barriers between audience seats and the stage, the company delivered a deeply immersive experience that was just like listening directly to the worries of a friend. The production did not focus only on the transmission of emotions but incorporated an entertaining element of mystery in the hope of expanding the audience base.

Script/direction: Sota Noishiki
Actors: Hina Tujimoto, Takafumi Watanabe, Natsumi Miyazaki, Taiju Kobayashi, Natsumi Niiyama, Atsushi Tamura
Art: Ozan Isii
Costume: Hikari Matsui


The theater company NUTS!
An immersive theater company founded principally by former members of University of Tokyo English Speaking Society. Last summer in Kyoto, organizers Noishiki, Tamura and Miyazaki discovered how interesting immersive theater is, and brought together friends from the society to do this performance. By focusing on an immersive theater style environment enabling direct conversation between the actors and the audience, the company aims to deliver the actors’ energy to the audience in a more direct and powerful way.


Shinoby’s inn NakanoShimbashi, Nakano City, Tokyo