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Explore “Possibilities”: A dark play on our primal needs & impulses Tokyo・March 21-24th

After spending the weekend  enjoying the transient beauty of the blooming cherry blossoms and G-rated entertainment –why not explore the darker side of human nature in a play by Tokyo’s Black Stripe Theater (Theatre). How can you resist entertainment that includes the following disclaimer: 

*Attention: The play contains nudity and themes unsuitable for children.
 It sound like a nice slice of Tokyo Vice.
The Possibilities: a dark play for spring days
The Possibilities: a dark play for spring days

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The Possibilities
Black Stripe Theater presents Howard Barker’s bold and exciting “The Possibilities”! March 21st ~ 24th! 
Conflict. Desire. Pain.In a series of ten satirical vignettes, The Possibilities delves into the murky shadows of our past and questions our most primal needs and impulses. Traversing cultures and eras, The Possibilities is as mysterious as it is compelling. Featuring Erick Ferman, Tim Harris, Wendell T. Harrison, Ann Jenkins, Lucy King, Lindsay Nelson, Shinji Kobata, Martin Leroux, Elena Lin, Ian Martin, Chris Parham, Kimberley Tierney, Kat Try, Katie Turner, Rachel Walzer, and Joanne Wong.
 Directed by Katie Turner. Assistant director, Jeremy Plant.

*Attention: The play contains nudity and themes unsuitable for children.
*Disclaimer: JSRC hasn’t seen the play yet and our editors know the performers so there is some personal bias, but it sounds interesting to us. 
Hey, life isn’t all cherry blossoms and sake you know.
March 21st-24th @ Trance Mission Theater
*March 21st (Thurs) 7:00pm
*March 22nd (Fri) 7:00pm
*March 23rd  (Sat) 1:00pm & 7:00pm
*March 24th (Sun) 3:00 pm
Reserved tickets: 3000 yen (including one drink)
Non-reserved tickets: 3500 yen (including one drink)Book tickets by email: tickets@blackstripetheater.com

Please include your name, phone number, number of tickets, and performance you would like to attend. You should receive a reply within 48 hours.Note: email reservations will close 12 hours before each performance.
To book tickets on the day, or for inquires call: 080 4184 0848
For more information about Black Stripe Theater visit our website: www.blackstripetheater.com
B1 Sangubashi Guest house Yoyogi 4-50-8, Shibuyaku Tokyo,
Closest station: Sangubashi, Odakyu lineMap and link to theater site: http://www.trance-mission.jp/access.html


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