Photo: Takashi Horikawa



Komaba Agora Theater
1-11-13 Komaba, Meguro-ku, Tokyo(view on map)
2.1 Wed19:00
2.2 Thu19:00
2.3 Fri19:00
2.4 Sat14:00 / 19:00
2.5 Sun14:00
2.6 Mon19:00
2.8 Wed19:00
2.9 Thu14:00 / 19:00
2.10 Fri19:00
2.11 Sat14:00 / 19:00
2.12 Sun14:00
上演時間Run time130 min

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Japanese(Subtitled in English *TBE)

Kitchen Nagashima is a Western-style restaurant in Osaka. Despite the owner’s supreme culinary skills, the restaurant is always empty due to his antisocial character and alcoholism. One day, a young man comes from Tokyo as a customer, and the owner suggests to him to take his own place as the restaurant’s chef. He hands the man a wireless in-ear receiver, telling him that he himself will hide upstairs and give the young man cooking instructions through the earpiece. The young man accepts, not knowing that from that day on, he will never see the owner in person, even though he will hear his voice…

Kuro Tanino

Born in Toyama Prefecture in 1976, Tanino is the president of Niwa Gekidan Penino, as well as its very own playwright and director. He was also Senior Fellow of the Saison Foundation until 2015. He founded Niwa Gekidan Penino in 2000 while still a medical student, and has since written and directed all of the company’s performances. The company has been invited to many major drama festivals in Japan and overseas, particularly in Europe. In March 2015, he presented his new work Mizu no Ori (“Cage of Water”) in Germany, and in 2016, he won the 60th Kishida Prize for Drama for Jigokudani Onsen Mumyo no Shuku (“Jigokudani Hot Springs: Ignorance Inn”).