Neptune Theatre Company and TIP Second Stage welcome New York Director Ross Williams, Artistic Director of NY Shakespeare Exchange and Executive Producer of The Sonnet Project, as Director of The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? winner of the 2002 Tony award for Best Play. Edward Albee's tragicomedy will also feature special guest Scenic Designer Klara Zieglerova (TONY nominated for Jersey Boys on Broadway) who will bring to life the physical world of the play.
The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia?
is the tale of an architect, Martin, his wife Stevie, and their son
Billy, whose lives crumble when Martin has an extramarital affair. By
showing a family in crisis, Albee challenges the audience to question
their own moral judgment and taboos. The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? focuses on adult themes; no one under 15 will be admitted into the theater.
STARRING:Ed Gilmartin, Julie Sweum, Ian Martin, and Martin Leroux.
Jan 21st (Thurs) 7:30pm
Jan 22nd (Fri) 7:30pm
Jan 23rd (Sat) 1:30pm & 7:30pm
Jan 24th (Sun) 1:30pm & 7:30pm
Early Bird Reserved tickets: 3500 yen (before Dec 15, includes one drink)
Regular tickets: 4000 yen (from Dec 16, includes one drink)
Sangubashi TRANCE MISSION THEATER
Sangubashi Guest house B1,Yoyogi 4-50-8, Shibuya-ku Tokyo
Sangubashi (Odakyu line, 7 min walk))
Yoyogi-Koen (Chiyoda Metro line, 15min walk)
Map and link to theater site http://www.trance-mission.jp/access.html
Early bird tickets:
3500 yen (before Dec 15)
4000 yen (after Dec 15)
All ticket purchases come with one free drink.
Arrive early and enjoy the original cocktail based on the show!
Julie Sweum, Ed Gilmartin.
Martin Leroux, Ian Martin.
About the Director: Ross Williams founded New York Shakespeare Exchange as
a vehicle for engaging new audiences with classical theater. He is a
director, teacher and performer committed to the development of highly
theatrical work. Ross is also the Executive Producer of The Sonnet
Project. He has also spent many summers in Holland, Michigan working
with Hope Summer Repertory Theater directing numerous children's theater
productions including Charles Ludlam's The Enchanted Pig and a Kabuki re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling. http://www.shakespeareexchange.org/
About the Scenic Designer: Klara Zieglerovahas been designing for theatre in the United States and in Europe. Her work has been seen on Broadway in Sister Act, The Farnsworth Invention, Jersey Boys and The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life. In London’s West End she designed Sister Act
at the London Palladium and Jersey Boys at the Prince Edward's Theatre.
Klara received a Tony Award nomination for her design of Jersey Boys. http://www.klarazieglerova.com/
The Neptune Theatre Company
was created by two theatre artists to develop projects. In 2013 Neptune
Tokyo International Players (TIP)launched
Second Stage to provide an opportunity for artists to present
innovative shows in intimate settings, and to offer Tokyo audiences new
theatrical experiences. http://www.tokyoplayers.org/
Social Issues Through Drama (8 Weeks) Mondays
19:10-21:30 May 29th ~ July 14
Application deadline May 21
Instructor: Sarajean Rossitto
Apply for this Course:
The purpose of this class is to develop a more critical
understanding of social issues through drama. The class focuses on the issues
included in the play (SEVEN) including but not limited to democracy, education,
reproductive health, trafficking in persons, refugees and crisis and home
(domestic) violence. Each week we will cover one section of the play SEVEN
after reviewing at least one major issue. Weekly online reading assignments
introduce background information to help participants understand the
connections between the issues presented and the play. Each student is expected
to: 1) do some background research on one character; and 2) take part in a
final reading of the play. This course is not aimed at specialists and
participants with dive…
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