explorTHEATRE: Tiger of Malaya by Hiro Kanagawa @ Richmond Gateway Theatre

Tiger of Malaya

8:00 pm
Gateway Theatre, Richmond

Tiger Of Malaya

By Hiro Kanagawa
British Columbia Premiere

May 5 – 14, 2005

In
1945, General Tomoyuki Yamashita faces trial for war crimes. While
professing innocence, he requests the military privilege of death by
firing squad. Two reluctant Americans assigned to his defence insist
they can and must prove the charges unconstitutional.

Starring: Hiro Kanagawa, Donna Soares, William MacDonald, Alex Ferguson, Maiko Bae Yamamoto

Directed by: Rachel Ditor

Creative team: Barbara Tomasic, Samara Van Nostrand, Phillip Tidd, Rebekka Sorensen, Gillian Wolpert, Andy Horka,

Skye Fowler, Kaye Luym

Some shows are already sold out so book early! For tickets call the Gateway box office at: 604-270-1812

“…an impressive debut and the best new play at Factory in some time.” –Robert Cushman, The National Post

“…absorbing, thought-provoking…” –Stewart Brown, Toronto Sun

“…fascinating
as a play…sensitive to the density of the historical story and the
poetry of the personal…” –Tom McSorley, CBC Ottawa

“With
his skilled and stirring play, Kanagawa has demonstrated he is an
important new voice in Canadian theatre.” –Catherine Lawson, Ottawa
Citizen

Link: http://www.gatewaytheatre.com/

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