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Plate 1.

Asia Society producer Beate Gordon speaks on her experiences in drafting the Japanese constitution at Japan Society November 2007.

(Photo: Ken Levinson, Courtesy of the Asia Society, New York) [End Page a]


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Plate 2.

The musicians Sasaki Kenji (drummer) and Abe Yoshiki (accordion) in the foreground act as a chorus to Chong Wishing’s family drama Yakiniku Dragon. Set in a family barbecue joint in 1960s Japan, it looks at the constraints and possibilities of the Japanese-Korean community.

(Photo: Courtesy of the Japan National Theatre)


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Plate 3.

Kin Ryūkichi and his wife, Eijun, are about to leave as their home at the end of Yakiniku Dragon.

(Photo: Courtesy of the Japan National Theatre) [End Page b]


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Plate 4.

In Yakiniku Dragon the character of Tokio, the son, acts as narrator from his perch on the roof of the family restaurant. Falling cherry blossoms at the opening and closing of the play accompany his narration.

(Photo: Courtesy of the Japan National Theatre) [End Page c]


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Plate 5 (spread).

The 2011 flamenco and collaboration of Rokujō no Miyasudokoro, based on the Tale of Genji, performed in Wakayama. This flyer identifies Matsui by his proper name. [End Page d-e]


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Plate 6.

Matsui Akira in Eugenio Barba’s Ur-Hamlet in Holstebro, Denmark, 2006.

(Photo: Tommy Bay) [End Page f]

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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-2109
Print ISSN
0742-5457
Pages
pp. a-f
Launched on MUSE
2014-04-14
Open Access
No
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