Japan Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: THE LION KING - From Broadway To Shinagawa BWW Review: THE LION KING - From Broadway To Shinagawa
by Mara Jill Herman - March 19, 2018

In 1994, the Disney animated feature The Lion King made history as the highest grossing film of the year. Three years later on November 13, 1997, the awe-inspiring stage adaptation directed and costumed by Julie Taymor opened on Broadway. It received six Tony Awards, including Best Musical. With son... (more...)
MACBETH ON THE EQUATOR at New National Theatre MACBETH ON THE EQUATOR at New National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2018

MACBETH ON THE EQUATOR is now playing at the New National Theatre! Originally performed in Korean in 2010, this is a new translation, being performed in Japan for the first time! Written by CHONG Wishing, the play is set in Singapore's Changi Prison in 1947, and follows former Japanese Soldiers who ... (more...)
BWW Review: Dogfight's Return To Japan - A Good Bet BWW Review: Dogfight's Return To Japan - A Good Bet
by Mara Jill Herman - February 08, 2018

In Toho Stage's return engagement of Dogfight patrons may recognize several company members. All but three actors were part of the Japanese premiere in 2015 at Theater Crea in Chiyoda. Based on the 1991 Warner Brothers film written by Bob Comfort, the musical stays faithful to the screenplay. This c... (more...)
BWW Review: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2017: SCARY BEAUTY at Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre BWW Review: OZASIA FESTIVAL 2017: SCARY BEAUTY at Space Theatre, Adelaide Festival Centre
by Barry Lenny - October 02, 2017

Scary Beauty is, quite simply, bizarrely beautiful.... (more...)