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Simon Mc Burney


adapted from Jun’ichirô Tanizaki


    • Théâtre de la Ville
      November 18 to November 23

    Inspired by two stories by Jun’ichirô Tanizaki, Shun-kin marks a return to Japanese literature for Simon McBurney and his company Complicite, after their theatrical adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s writings in 2004. With a fully Japanese cast, Shun-kin tells the story of a servant’s selfless love for his blind mistress, where passion and sadism coexist.

    adapted from the writings of Jun’ichirô Tanizaki
    Direction, Simon McBurney
    Music, Honjoh Hidetaro
    Décors, Merle Hensel, Rumi Matsui
    Light, Paul Anderson
    Sound, Gareth Fry
    Projection, Finn Ross for mesmer
    Costumes, Christina Cunningham
    Puppetry, Blind Summit Theatre
    Assistant Director, Kirsty Housley
    Script Editor, Jo Allan

    With Kaho Aso, Songha Cho, Eri Fukatsu, Honjoh Hidetaro, Kentaro Mizuki, Yasuyo Mochizuki, Yoshi Oida, Keitoku Takata, Ryoko Tateishi, Junko Uchida

    Coproduction Complicite ; Setagaya Public Theatre ; Tokyo et barbicanbite09
    Corealisation Théâtre de la Ville-Paris ; Festival d’Automne à Paris
    With the support of Fondation Franco-Japonaise Sasakawa, The Japan Foundation (Performing Arts Japan Program) and the Foundation for the study of Japanese Language and civilization under the aegis o Fondation de France