Exit, Pursued by Kaiju
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EXIT is a biweekly exploration of the people and performances behind international theatre in Japan, with journalist John Matthews and Yokohama Theatre Group's Artistic Director, Andrew Woolner.
||ExplicitEpisode 10 – James Sutherland, Artistic Director of CITA||James Sutherland, a craftsman in the theatre arts and a smooth-talking Kiwi, joins us to talk about his work with CITA and theories on methodology in Episode 10 of Exit, Pursued by Kaiju.||11/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 09 – Graig Russell, Director of Macbeth||The modern Graig Bob Russell, man-bun and all, is nothing short of whiz-tastic when it comes to lighting design and has shown an ineffable aptitude for wordcraft, lightcraft, and occasionally fart jokecraft. With Macbeth,||10/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 08 – Tania Coke, Director of Touch Me Not||She comes from the business world, tempted into a land of creativity by a simple "why not?" Now, as a theatremaker, she focuses on her work in corporeal mime. We bring on Tania Coke, close collaborator with YTG and director of YTG's Touch Me Not,||9/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 07 – Rodger Sonomura, the Bo Jackson of Performing Arts in Tokyo||In this episode: He crosses the oft-hefty divide between drama/musical theatre and comedy, performing with organizations like Tokyo International Players, Yokohama Theatre Group, the Pirates of Tokyo Bay, Okomedyaki.||8/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 06 – Wendell T. Harrison of TATE||And we're back! As promised! For Episode 06, we've got the long-awaited conclusion of the interview with Wendell T. Harrison, beefy boss of Tokyo Artistic Theatre Ensemble. Come on down and get settled back in with EXIT. Plus,||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 05 – Daniel Wishes and Seri Yanai of the Mochinosha Puppet Company||Fine motor skills abound - this episode we're sitting down with Daniel Wishes and Seri Yanai of the Mochinosha and the Wishes Mystical Puppet Company, to talk (at length) about shadow puppetry and other puppetry disciplines in Japan and abroad.||6/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 04 – Stefhen Bryan, the Doodu Boy||For Stefhen Bryan, who narrowly escaped death at a very young age in a tragic cesspool accident, life was about finding his father's approval - something he never attained. Now, his game is bringing his stories to others, on Broadway,||5/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 03 – Rachel Roberts of Apocrypha||Taking things into the events field (but no less about performing arts!), we sit down with Rachel Roberts, arguably one of the most prolific event coordinators in Tokyo for Episode 03 of EXIT, Pursued by Kaiju.||5/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 02 – Frances Somerville, Martin Leroux and Big River||Our second episode is a two-fer, featuring Big River's Frances Somerville (Stage Manager) and Martin Leroux (Huckleberry Finn). We turn one of these two into a rapper for this episode - listen to find out who!||4/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 01 – Sarajean Rossitto and SEVEN||For the inaugural episode of EXIT, we begin by interviewing a core driver of the international theatre community, Sarajean Rossitto. She's producing SEVEN, a show that runs April 14-17 at the Trance Mission Theater in Sangubashi, Tokyo.||4/5/2016||Free||View in iTunes|