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About this show

1937 Tokyo: An American silent film about a Japanese immigrant is live-narrated by a celebrated Benshi whose existence is being threatened by the impending arrival of the talkies. Ten years later, he will survive under U.S. occupation as a street performer, desperately attempting to finish this story. Admiration and resistance, dreams and survival, Club Diamond is a modern take on the immigration tale.

Creator Nikki Appino is an award-winning theater artist and filmmaker. She developed Club Diamond in collaboration with dancer Saori Tsukada and violinist Tim Fain.

Note: This show is performed in English and Japanese.

Show Details

  • Running Time:1hr (0 intermissions)
  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Public Theater, Off-Broadway