The Garden of Words Tickets
Whole Hog Theatre in association with Park Theatre present the World Theatrical Premiere of The Garden of Words Official Stage Production Based on the Anime from Makoto Shinkai/CoMix Wave Films 新海誠監督作品 「言の葉の庭」 Adapted by Whole Hog Theatre (Princess Mononoke stage adaptation) Directed by Alexandra Rutter — “You’ve been living your whole life alone…” Rainy season. Tokyo. Akizuki and Yukino are skiving. When a student and an older woman meet by chance, their mutual feelings of alienation draw them together. But the friendship that could save them might also ruin them… Based on the stereotype-defying Anime by renowned director Makoto Shinkai (your name.), this modern tale inspired by ancient poetry explores invisible disability, loneliness, and the moral line between platonic and romantic longing. Created and performed in London and Tokyo, this collaboration with Anime stage production specialists, Nelke Planning, brings together Japanese and British creatives to explore Shinkai’s emotive animation through visual storytelling. Performed in English with occasional Japanese. “They achieve the seemingly impossible” Anime UK News on Princess Mononoke
Age restrictionThis production is recommended for ages 12+
Running timeTo be confirmed.
Performance dates15 July - 15 August 2020
Venue InformationPark TheatrePark Theatre, Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3JP
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New Anglo-Japanese play The Garden of Words to open in London this summer
Calling all Anime fans! Following their success with the theatrical staging of Hayao Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke, Whole Hog Theatre are back to present a brand-new Anime play co-produced by Nelke Planning (Naruto and Sailor Moon stage productions). Based on the film by Your Name director Makoto Shinkai, The Garden of Words will be performed both in Tokyo and London, arriving at London's Park Theatre on 15 July 2020.
29 Jan, 2020 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels