Daisuke Namikawa and others will perform at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in July and August of 2021
Tokyo-based fans of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, will soon have something new to look forward to, because READPIA is staging a recitation drama starring famous voice actors that tweaks the story to be told from the perspective of Tybalt, Juliet's cousin, and Paris, Juliet's fiancé, in a performance that is entitled Meisaku Ibun Romeo to Juliet ~ Tybalt Sono Koi no Giseisha ~ ("Strange Tale Masterpiece Romeo and Juliet ~ Tybalt The Victims of That Love").
The main staff for the performance includes:
- Original work: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
- Script: Takahiro Nagase
- Director: Fumiya Matsuzaki
- Production: Sony Music Solutions Inc.
- Sponsored by: KADOKAWA
The main cast for the performance includes:
- Daisuke Namikawa as Tybalt.
- Miina Tominaga as Lady Capulet.
- Gakuto Kajiwara as Paris.
- Kentaro Kumagai as Romeo.
- Yurika Kubo as Juliet.
Meisaku Ibun Romeo to Juliet ~ Tybalt Sono Koi no Giseisha ~ will be staged for a total of four performances at the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre Playhouse venue in Nishiikebukuro, Toshima City, Tokyo, Japan: a 2:30pm and a 6:00pm performance on July 31, 2021, and a 1:30pm performance and a 5:00pm performance on August 01, 2021.
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