RASHOMON - OPERA TOKYO - 2017

Rashomon / Ikue Osada / Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak / Umitaro Abe

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An opera-musical version of the Akutagawa classic.
Ryunosuke Akutagawa was a popular writer in the early 20th century known for his short stories. And 90 years after his death, a stage play was created based on his short stories.

Distribution

Based on a novel by Ryunosuke Akutagawa
Written by Ikue Osada
Direction, choreography , scenic design and costume design : Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak
Music direction and music : Umitaro Abe
Music and Lyrics : Ichiko Aoba
Music : Hirofumi Nakamura
Lighting design : Yoann Tivoli
Sound design : Masahiro Inoue
Hair and Make up design : Hiroaki Miyauchi

Cast : Tasuku Emoto, Hikari Mitsushima, Ryo Yoshizawa, Hiromasa Taguchi, Kazushige Komatsu, Guin-Poon-Chaw, Manji Edogawa, Ron Kawai, Kota Kihara, Daisuke Omiya, Mayumu Minakawa, Minako Suzuki, Yuki Nishiyama, Ayaka Hikima

Musician : Ichiko Aoba, Hirofumi Nakamura, Mayu Gonto, Jinya Kimura, BUN Imai, Mami Kakudo

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