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Senpo Sugihara, a Japanese drama written by Koichi Hiraishi, comes to The Kaye Playhouse in Manhattan for a limited engagement. The play is performed in Japanese with English surtitles, making this production a unique theatrical experience. Senpo Sugihara, performed by the Tokyo-based Dora Theatrical Company, has been a long-running hit in Tokyo and worldwide for the past twelve years. Set in Lithuania during World War II, the play tells the incredible true story of a gentle Japanese "Schindler." Risking his career, his family, and his life, Japanese consul Chiune Sugihara dared to go against the regime to distribute almost two thousand handwritten visas to Jews bound for execution. The result saved thousands, but the journey proved nearly insurmountable, as illustrated beautifully in this powerful drama by award-winning playwright Koichi Hiraishi.

Show Details

  • Dates:Closed on
  • Location:Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, Off-Off-Broadway