April 14-17, Black Stripe Theater will present the acclaimed documentary playSEVEN.
SEVEN tells the true
stories of seven women who bravely fought for the well-being of women,
families, and children around the globe: in Russia, protecting women from domestic violence; in Cambodia, rescuing girls from human trafficking; in Guatemala, giving voice to the poor; in Afghanistan, empowering rural women; in Nigeria and Pakistan, fighting for women’s education and rights; and in NorthernIreland, promoting peace and equality.
SEVEN will be directed by Rachel Walzer and produced by Sarajean Rossitto.
Introduction meeting and auditions for production crew and actors:
Sunday January 10th: 5:30pm~ 9:30pm Akasaka Civic Center, Meeting room 1, on the 4th floor
Friday January 15th: 6:00 ~ 9:30pm Akasaka Civic Center, Meeting room 2, on the 4th floor
We are looking for:
· At least 7 women actors from various backgrounds and of various ages.
Non-native English speakers who are comfortable communicating in
English are most welcome.
· Various artists including singers, dancers, musicians etc.
· A production team to help backstage with hair, costumes, & performance support.
· A management and promotion team to help with ticket sales, PR,
outreach & marketing to embassies, universities and international
organizations as well as the general public.
TIP Second Stage and Neptune Theatre Companypresent The GOAT or Who is Sylvia?
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. Ed Gilmartin, Julie Sweum, Ian Martin, and
Martin Leroux star in this tragicomedy about love, power and
Jan 21 (Thurs) 7:30pm
Jan 22nd (Fri) 7:30pm
Jan 23rd (Sat) 1:30pm & 7:30pm
Jan 24th (Sun) 1:30pm & 7:30pm
In By The Hour, performers Andrew Woolner and Naoe
Kawamoto explore the domestic sex industry as it exists in Yokohama and
the surrounding region. This show, created in rehearsal, will attempt
an unbiased look at the industry, those involved directly and
indirectly, and public perceptions of sex work. The show, designed to be
accessible to a mixed-language audience, will be presented in a mix of
Japanese and English.
By the Houris presented as part of the TPAM (Performing Arts m
Meeting in Yokohama) festival showcase. http://www.tpam.or.jp/
TIP will present the Japan premiere of THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE
by Julia Cho, directed by Brian Berdanier. Winner of the 2009-2010
Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, THE LANGUAGE ARCHIVE is a quirky, but
stunningly well-written story of love, language, and everything in
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