Musical "Flowers for Algernon"
It is based on the 1959 novel of the same title by author Daniel Keyes. In Japan, this masterpiece with a circulation of over three millions was made into a film based on the novel in the United States, Canada, and France, and in Japan, it was also made into a TV drama in 2002 and 2015.
As a musical, it was first performed in Japan in February 2006, and was selected as the 2005 Kikuta Kazuo Theater Prize (Kenji Urai). It also became a big topic of conversation when it was performed in 2014, and became a masterpiece musical deeply engraved on people's minds.
In 2016, he won the literature prize "The grand prize of the book (Kimihon) presented to you" for selecting "The book I want my students to read right now." by voting among middle and high school teachers.
In the spring of 2017, the newly born "Flowers for Algernon" starring Yusuke Yata received great popularity, and in the autumn of 2020, it was decided to perform again at the Hakuhinkan Theater, where the first performance in 2006 was performed.
Charlie Gordon, a bakery worker who is only as intelligent as an infant at the age of 32. A dream comes to him.
A great professor at the university will make him smart.
In response to this offer, Charlie decided to take a daily test against the white rat Algernon as a competitor.
Eventually, surgery transformed Charlie into a genius, but...
- DATES & TIMES
Thursday, October 15 19:00
Friday, October 16 19:00
Saturday, October 17 13:00/18:00
Sunday, October 18 13:00/18:00
Monday, October 19 14:00/19:00
Tuesday, October 20 14:00/19:00
Thursday, October 22 14:00/19:00
Friday, October 23 14:00/19:00
Saturday, October 24 13:00/18:00
Sunday, October 25 13:00/18:00
Tuesday, October 27 14:00/19:00
Wednesday, October 28 14:00/19:00
Thursday, October 29 14:00/19:00
Friday, October 30 19:00
Saturday, October 31 13:00/18:00
Sunday, November 1 11:00/16:00
*The doors will open 45 minutes before the curtain time.
Yusuke Yata/Sayu Otsuki/Natsumi Motoei/Saho Aono/Masashi Oyama/Kazami Nagasawa/Taisuke Wada/Katsumi Toi/Natsuki Mizu
Written by Daniel Keyes ((Hayakawa Library) "Flowers for Algernon")/Script, Lyrics, Production: Koichi Ogita/Directed by Tsuneyoshi Saito
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All seats are reserved: 10,000yen (Tax included)
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- Ginza Hakuhinkan Theater
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- 8-8-11 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-8132
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