Niwa Gekidan Penino "Egao no toride (Fortress of Smile)"
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Schedule:2018/11/24 Sat. 14:00-, 25 Sun. 14:00-

Niwa Gekidan Penino "Egao no toride (Fortress of Smile)"
Toyooka Art Season 2018

2018/09/28

Based on the original story by Kuro Tanino、
now reborn with an all new cast.


A re-creation of the original performance of "Fortress of Smile". It was performed in Tokyo in 2006 and in Osaka in 2007, written and directed by the playwright and director Kuro Tanino. "Niwa Gekidan Penino" delivers a drama about people who live in an apartment in a small fishermen's village. Not only did Tanino succeed in illustrating both human connection and solitude, he also captured the distortion of contemporary society through depicting the problems of dementia and hospice care. The work was nominated for the Kishida Prize for Drama in 2008. This highly acclaimed production will be revised considerably in order to create a new version where actors from the Kansai region will play the roles.

Pursuing an entirely realistic vision, Tanino will produce the scenography and go on to conduct research in fishing villages. After its debut in Osaka this December, the new production will be touring in other cities in Japan as well.

PUBLIC PERFORMANCE IN TOYOOKA

■Date and time: November 24th (Saturday) at 14:00; November 25th (Sunday) at 14:00
※Ticket reception begins 45 minutes before the show; doors open 20 minutes before the show

■Venue: Kinosaki International Arts Center (1062, Yushima Kinosaki-cho, Toyooka-shi)
TEL. 0796-32-3888
http://kiac.jp/en
※Within a 20 minute walking distance from the
JR Kinosaki Onsen Station


■Tickets:
(Tickets have designated dates, free choice of seating, and contain a reference number)
Sale starting date:October 19th, 2018 (Friday)

■Prices:
General admission =1,500円
Student/senior (over 65 years of age) = 500円
Free admission for student below high school age(prior reservation required)
※Pre-school age children may also be admitted

■Ticket handling:
[Available by phone, online order, or at a ticket window]
Kinosaki International Arts Center
0796-32-3888 (Hours of operation 9:00-17:00. The building is closed on Tuesdays.)
 Online Order Form(From October 19th)

[Ticket window sales]
At the Toyooka City Citizen’s Hall, Toyooka City Citizen’s Hall Plaza
Kinosaki /Takeno/Hidaka/Kodochiku District Community Centers
Toyooka City Library, Toyooka City Library Tanto Branch


■Child daycare service:
For those who would like to make a reservation, please contact us by phone at the Kinosaki International Arts Center by November 16th (Friday).
(Target demographic: children from 1 years old to pre-elementary school age)


■Inquiries:
Kinosaki International Arts Center
0796-32-3888(Hours of operation: 9:00-17:00. The building is closed on Tuesdays.)
info@kiac.jp


■Credits:
Organization/production: Kinosaki International Arts Center (Toyooka City)
Grant: 平成30年度 文化庁 文化芸術創造拠点形成事業
Planning and production: Arche, LLC.

© 2013 Kinosaki International Arts Center