Megumi Nakamura and Yasuyuki Shuto have been highly acclaimed for their work portraying a world of light and dark on the Playhouse stage of the New National Theatre Tokyo. Inspired by Shakespeare's sonnets, the performance features the Poet, Dark Lady, and Fair Youth, as well as the characters of Romeo and Juliet, Othello, A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Merchant of Venice. It was first performed in 2011 with revival performances at Hyogo, Fukuoka, Oita, Niigata and Tokyo. This time, the New National Theatre Tokyo will also feature dancers from the National Ballet of Japan.
Dates: Saturday 28 November & Sunday 29 November 2020
Venue: New National Theatre Tokyo, Play house