Drama Education Company

Fukushima - A Silent Prayer of Poetry

Weds 15th - Sun 19th Aug
7.45pm (1hr 20 mins)

Radiation falls. The night is silent.

Composed of Fukushima poet Ryoichi Wago’s continued tweets and poetry on Twitter, started soon after the great east Japan earthquake on 11th March 2011.

Fukushima, which not only withstood earthquakes, tsunamis and aftershocks, but also suffered from radioactive contamination.

Presented as a 60 minute reading show combined with traditional Japanese arts, the Tsugaru Shamisen musical instrument, which is from Tohoku and Noh theatre, which is said to be the oldest mask theatre in the world, and photos from Fukushima, followed by a 20 minute talk.


10.00 (7.00 concessions)

Group discount: 10% off for groups of 10+

Friends of Fringe: 2 for 1 anytime – only available from Fringe Box Office

Spotlites @ The Merchants' Hall
Venue 278. 22 Hanover Street. EH2 2EP

Just up from National Gallery. Venue Box Office: 0131 220 5911

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