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Shakespeare in Performance: Company

Ryuzanji Company

Company NameRyuzanji Company
Company TypeTheater Company
LocationTokyo, Japan
WebsiteOfficial Website
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About the Company

RAKUJUKU, which loosely means ‘having fun troupe’, began in 1997 with Show Ryuzanji as a director who wanted to ‘have fun’ with people who had already experienced life, which meant over the age of 45. RAKUJUKU is now well-known as a pioneer acting company for senior actors. Each member has her/his own family and has raised children or even grandchildren, which brings to the stage her/his own unique presence. Their energy and enthusiasm are as great as or even greater than young ones’.

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(Productions are in reverse chronological order)

  1. Twelfth Night in RAKUJUKU KABUKI (2013, Ryuzanji Company, Canada) .... theater company

: Film production
: Performance