Japanese Love Story - Shizuka -静御前

Drama · lobeauh entertainment · Ages 9+ · United States of America

world premiere
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ANONYMOUS uncertified reviewer May 22, 2024
“Japanese Love Story – Shizuka,” written and directed by Tomoko Karina, is a beautifully crafted production that transports the audience to 12th century Japan with its rich historical narrative and stunning visual aesthetics. The play, a 2020 Hollywood Fringe Scholarship winner, tells the tragic love story of Shizuka-Gozen and Yoshitsune Minamoto with elegance and emotional depth, making it a memorable and captivating experience. ... full review
SADIE WATKINS uncertified reviewer April 22, 2024
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ABIGAIL STAGGS uncertified reviewer April 12, 2024
Nothing... full review
STANLEY ROBBINS uncertified reviewer December 27, 2023
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KURT GARDNER blogcritics, artsbeatla, better lemons certified reviewer August 26, 2021
tagged as: History · shogun · Japan
This is a unique opportunity to see a piece presented in traditional Japanese style.... full review
ERNEST KEARNEY thetvolution.com certified reviewer August 25, 2021
tagged as: A SILVER MEDAL
Regrettably, I feel this show was strangled by a ligature woven from Tomoko Karina’s hyphens, the writer-director-lead actress of the play. Now whether Ms. Karina is a master of all these skills, one or none, I cannot determine and will not guess. However, I can state that in attempting to exercise this trio of disciplines simultaneously she has defeated herself. ... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer August 23, 2021
A beautiful, classic, tragic, warm, heartfelt Japanese love story that had me in tears throughout. The two leads have palpable chemistry and Yukari Black's performance was outstanding. Top notch acting throughout the perforance.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer August 23, 2021
tagged as: moving · powerful
An epic theatre experience created in a small space. The story is traditional, but the messages are timeless.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer August 22, 2021
Simple staging, costumes, everything is awesome.... full review
JULIETTE LIN certified reviewer August 20, 2021
tagged as: dance · samurai · romance · Historical Drama · japanese
This play immediately pulls you into 12th Century Japan with its costumes, sound design, mannerisms, and speaking style. I thought it was an aesthetically beautiful play and appreciated learning about a traditional Japanese love story.... full review