Nobuko Tanaka

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Reviews (1)
Kafka on the Shore
Upper W Side
The Japan Times

for a previous production "As astonished as the audience was, the novelty soon wore off and those compartmentalized sets became obstacles to the flow of the drama. They started to dominate the stage rather than complement performance, especially when it took a considerable time to shift the set-boxes around...Despite these performances, though, perhaps we should take 'Kafka on the Shore' as an exception that proves the rule when it comes to Ninagawa. There’s no doubt that the director can be a genius on the stage. It’... Full Review