The stage of 'Kafka on the Shore'

It is a miraculous collaboration that shook the world.
With gorgeous casts, the performance will be held in Paris in February 2019, and return in triumph to Tokyo in May!!

The stage of 'Kafka on the Shore' (First performance in 2012), which is the one that the world's Ninagawa directed a masterpiece long novel by Haruki Murakami and drew attention, which was selected World Fantasy Award (2006), as well as "10 Best Books per Year" (2005) by The New York Times. In 2015, in commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the birth of the artist Yukio Ninagawa, he made a world tour of five cities in London, New York, Saitama, Singapore, and Seoul, and created a great whirlwind with visual tricks and delicate performances that overwhelmed the audience.

This work will be performed at the National Corrine Theater in Paris in February 2019 as a program to conclude the Japanese culture festival "Japonisme 2018" *, which is held to commemorate 160 years of friendship between Japan and France, receiving enthusiastic offers from France. And in May, a triumphant performance in Tokyo will be decided for the first time in about five years. This time, adding the new, popular and talented casts, such as Shinobu Terajima, Kenichi Okamoto, Haruka Kinami and others to the set, in which the casts, such as Niino Furuhata, Yuto Kakizawa, Tsutomu Takahashi, Masakatsu Toriyama, and Katsumi Kiba, who captured the hearts of the audience in the previous performance, and they will be on the Japanese and French performances in the rock formations. 'Kafka on the Shore', which shook the world with the talent representing Japan gathered together. Tokyo Last Stage, Don't miss it!!


May 21(Tuesday)~June 9(Sunday)


Saeki / Girl: Shinobu Terajima
Oshima: Kenichi Okamoto
Kafka: Niino Furuhata
Crows: Yuto Kakizawa
Sakura: Haruka Kinami
Hoshino: Tsutomu Takahashi
Colonel Sanders: Masakatsu Toriyama
Nakata: Katsumi Kiba
Masato Shinkawa / Masafumi Senoo / Mame Yamada / Yukio Tsukamoto / Fumiaki Hori / Yoko Hagota / Soko Takigawa / Kate Doi / shyumoto Erika / Takamori Teuchi / Reo Bartner


Original: Haruki Murakami
Script: Frank Gallati
Directions: Yukio Ninagawa


S : 10,800 yen
A : 7,000 yen



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5-3-2 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107‐8006

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