Staging Shared Memories - Yu Miri and Young Fukushima Actors -


49m 00s
Broadcast on September 9, 2023 Available until September 9, 2024

In 2015, novelist and playwright Yu Miri moved to Minamisoma City in Fukushima Prefecture and opened a book café and a small theater. In the summer of 2023, she decided to produce a play based on the effects on young people of the Great East Japan Earthquake, the nuclear power plant accident and COVID-19. She interviews local actors and high school drama club members about their experiences back then, and together they write and present the play.

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