One Thousand Cranes come to Victoria

Play by Japanese theatre company shows for two nights only at the Metro Theatre.

Intrepid Theatre presents One Thousand Cranes, a play about nuclear fallout by Japanese theatre company Bunkaza, Feb. 18 and 19 at the Metro Theatre.

One year after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Intrepid Theatre is hosing Bunkaza Theatre Company (Tokyo) and One Thousand Cranes, a beautifully crafted play about Sadako, a young girl who becomes a symbol of national hope for peace in the wake of the Hiroshima bombings. Two nights only, Feb. 18 and 19 at the Metro Theatre. The original English language version of this award-winning play is written by UBC theatre alumnus Colin Thomas and is translated into Japanese by Toyoshi Yoshihara. It is performed in Japanese with English surtitles and suitable for children aged 12 and up. M

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