I bought a ticket to こうもり (The Bat) and The Entertainer expecting to see an all female, high caliber theater production. That is exactly what I found. 589 more words
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Even if you know next to nothing about it and also if you don’t know much Japanese.
This post has been written by…well, a person who knew next to nothing about Takarazuka but was curious and had time to kill on a recent trip to Japan. 1,852 more words
I thought playing Rhett Butler in an all-Japanese, all-female production of Gone With The Wind was about as gender-bendy as you could get, but now one of the esteemed actresses in the famed Takarazuka troupe is donning beard and top hat to portray America’s most gangly abolitionist! 16 more words
New York engagement marks rare North American visit by musical acting troupe. 346 more words