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Promotional art for Big Apple Playback Theatre benefit
In observance of the one-year anniversary of the Tohoku, Japan earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster, CRS (Center for Remembering and Sharing) welcomes back Big Apple Playback Theatre for a special bilingual benefit event at CRS (Center for Remembering & Sharing) on Saturday, March 10 at 8pm.

PLAYBACK THEATRE is spontaneous theatre based on stories told by audience members. Life stories are shared, cast, and then enacted on the spot by a team of actors/dancers and a musician.

Drama Therapist and Big Apple Playback member Mizuho Kanazawa and Playback Theatre Japan founder Kayo Munakata will work with Big Apple Playback to ensure that non English-speaking Japanese will be able to fully express themselves and understand what's being shared by English speakers.

A year after the catastrophe, many thousands of people are still missing, tens of thousands are still displaced, and the extent of the radioactive contamination is still very uncertain and the danger ongoing. One third of the proceeds from full-price ticket sales will go to the Japan Playwrights Association, to support Tohoku theatre companies affected by the disaster.

For more information and tickets click here.

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