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Army on the Tree 

木の上の軍隊
Ki no Ue no Guntai

Role: Shinpei (新兵) 

Director: Kuriyama Tamiya
Writer: Hisashi Inoue, Hourai Ryuuta 

Performance Details

DATE(S)LOCATION
05 - 29 April 2013Bunkamura Theatre Cocoon, Japan
01 - 02 June 2013Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center, Japan

Synopsis

Set in the Okinawa Prefecture, during the war, this is the story of two Japanese soldiers who began to live on a Banyan tree - not knowing the war had ended.

Details

Up until the point of his untimely death in 2010, playwright Hisashi Inoue had been working on this stage production. It has since been completed by a second writer, Hourai Ryuuta, in honor of Inoue's work and was directed by Kuriyama Tamiya.