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Mia Katigbak, Juliana Francis Kelly Set for Japan Soceity's Our Planet Reading

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Mia Katigbak
Mia Katigbak
The Japan Society will present a staged reading of Yukio Shiba's play Our Planet on Monday, February 6 at 7:30pm. The reading will be directed by OBIE award winner Alec Duffy. Shiba will join a post-reading Q&A by live-stream video broadcast from Japan.

The play, which is inspired by Thornton Wilder's Our Town, won the most prestigious Kishida Kunio Drama Award in 2010. It will be presented in an English translation by Katsunori and Miharu Obata.

The cast will feature Ben Beckley (Teacher), Eliza Bent (Sister), Nikki Calonge ("I" Terri), Ryan Eggensperger (Boy), Mia Katigbak (Grandma), Juliana Francis Kelly (Mother), Albert Christmas (Father), and Paula Wilson (Luna).

For tickets and information, call 212-832-1155 or visit www.japansociety.org.


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