Ninagawa Company – Cymbeline

Friday 1 June 2012 7.15pm

Barbican Theatre
Barbican Centre
Silk Street
London EC2Y 8DS

FULLY BOOKED
Booking deadline – Wednesday 25 April

Prices include 20% group discount for Japan Society Members

‘Yukio Ninagawa’s Japanese Shakespeare productions have been among the experiences of a lifetime’ The Guardian

Internationally renowned for his visually powerful adaptations, celebrated director Yukio Ninagawa returns to the Barbican Theatre with Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy, Cymbeline. Starring two of Japan’s most talented and successful actors, Hiroshi Abe and Shinobu Otake. The play will be presented in Japanese with English surtitles.

Ninagawa’s previous directorial credits at the Barbican include the samurai tale Musashi, Hamlet, Coriolanus and the sell out Kabuki performance of Twelfth Night. Cymbeline is part of the World Shakespeare Festival produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company for London 2012 Festival. For more information click here.

To reserve your place, please call the Japan Society office on 020 7828 6330 or email events@japansociety.org.ukor submit the online booking form.

Image from the Ninagwa Company’s production of Coriolanus. © Hirotaku Shimizu

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