ACM Theatre Best SelectionSeptember 20-24, 2018 (Thu-Mon, including the Autumnal Equinox national holiday)
Future Support Project Vol. 13
"Umibe-no Tetsudo-no Hanashi" (Story of the Seaside Railway)
A performance of an original work modeled after a local train line named Hitachinaka Seaside Railway, which has gained recognition across the country thanks to the popularity of Ibaraki Prefecture's national Hitachi Seaside Park, located on a 350-hectare site facing the Pacific Ocean in a "unique natural environment of sand dunes, forests, grassland and springs," according to its Web site. The writer and producer of the play is Roba Shimori, a rising figure in the Japanese theatrical world, especially after she won the New Face Award of the Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts in March 2018.
Writer, producer: Roba Shimori
Project cooperation: Hitachinaka Seaside Railway Co., Ltd., Minato Line supporters
Performance at ACM Theatre (September 21, 2018)